Category: Finance & Investment

Delegation from Dubai to seek business in São Paulo

| 06/09/2016 | Reply
Delegation from Dubai to seek business in São Paulo

A delegation from the Dubai Exports agency and business owners from the United Arab Emirates will be in São Paulo on September 19 and 20 to meet with local executives.

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Kuwait’s Mezzan gets Saudi foothold with Al Safi deal

| 06/09/2016 | Reply
Kuwait’s Mezzan gets Saudi foothold with Al Safi deal

One of the largest food, beverage, and pharma manufacturing and distribution companies in the Gulf, has completed the acquisition of 70 percent of Al Safi Food Company.

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UK: High Wycombe Asda welcomes halal butcher counter

| 20/07/2016 | Reply
UK: High Wycombe Asda welcomes halal butcher counter

A halal butcher’s is to be installed into an Asda branch in High Wycombe as part of a £1.7 million investment.

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Brazil: BRF spin-off creates halal unit

| 01/07/2016 | Reply
Brazil: BRF spin-off creates halal unit

Brazilian meat processor BRF has announced plans to set up a subsidiary tasked with strengthening the meat giant’s supply of meat to Muslim consumers.

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Alghanim plans to bring US fast food giant to Saudi Arabia

| 23/06/2016 | Reply
Alghanim plans to bring US fast food giant to Saudi Arabia

US-based Wendy’s is reportedly the world’s third largest hamburger fast food chain with 6,482 locations.

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Malaysia and IDB to strengthen collaboration

| 23/06/2016 | Reply
Malaysia and IDB to strengthen collaboration

Malaysia and IDB could explore the development of joint-capacity development of a halal ecosystem in IDB member countries.

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Sale of Middle East Fast-Food Operator Back on Table for About $2.5 Billion

| 20/06/2016 | Reply
Sale of Middle East Fast-Food Operator Back on Table for About $2.5 Billion

A group of Persian Gulf investors has agreed to buy a majority stake in the Middle Eastern operator of fast-food brands Kuwait Food Co.

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IDB promises to support Kyrgyzstan’s halal industry

| 18/06/2016 | Reply
IDB promises to support Kyrgyzstan’s halal industry

The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) is interested in a project to introduce a new halal certification system in Kyrgyzstan, the Economy Ministry of Kyrgyzstan said.

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Malaysia: A fruitful Halal trip to China

| 30/05/2016 | Reply
Malaysia:  A fruitful Halal trip to China

In Xian, there was eagerness to get the Halal Development Corporation (HDC) to help develop Shaanxi’s halal industries.

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UK: ESO, Kingsley Capital invest in Janan Meat

| 30/05/2016 | Reply
UK: ESO, Kingsley Capital invest in Janan Meat

Established in 1992, Janan is one of the UK’s fastest growing providers of halal meat and is in a strong financial situation backed by a history of profitable growth.

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Fajr Capital completes acquisition of UAE-based food and beverage platform, Cravia

| 17/05/2016 | Reply
Fajr Capital completes acquisition of UAE-based food and beverage platform, Cravia

With over 85 restaurants and more than 1,500 employees, Cravia is one of the fastest-growing F&B companies in the Middle East. Fajr Capital ‘s investment will enable Cravia to accelerate its immediate growth plans.

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China: Shaanxi to set up global Halal hub

| 16/05/2016 | Reply
China: Shaanxi to set up global Halal hub

it is proposing that Malaysia’s Halal Development Corporation Sdn Bhd (HDC) render help and set up a halal certification unit in Yangling, an education town 80km west of ancient city Xian.

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Malaysia:DagangHalal set to be world’s largest digital halal marketplace

| 30/04/2016 | Reply
Malaysia:DagangHalal set to be world’s largest digital halal marketplace

DagangHalal Plc is poised to become the world’s largest digital Halal marketplace and a focal centre for the -1global halal industry following a successful listing in London.

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Canada: The next hub of Islamic finance?

| 27/04/2016 | Reply
Canada: The next hub of Islamic finance?

With a growing Muslim population, stable economy and openness to the world, Canada is poised to become the North American hub for Islamic finance.

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Malaysia: DagangHalal floats on LSX

| 08/04/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: DagangHalal floats on LSX

Malaysian-based DagangHalal, an e-commerce trading platform for halal-verified products, has floated on the London Stock Exchange’s (LSX).

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DAFZA explores Halal investment opportunities in Malaysia

| 04/04/2016 | Reply
DAFZA explores Halal investment opportunities in Malaysia

By Matthew Amlot, CPI Financial Dr. Mohammed Al Zarooni, Director General of Dubai Airport Freezone (DAFZA) met with HE Dato’ Sri Mustapa Mohamed, Malaysia’s Minister of Trade and Industry at the Ministry’s headquarters. Both parties discussed ways to develop and strengthen economic and trade ties between Malaysia and the Freezone. Also talked about was DAFZA’s […]

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Brunei Halal set to penetrate six countries this fiscal year

| 01/04/2016 | Reply
Brunei Halal set to penetrate six countries this fiscal year

THE country’s flagship Brunei Halal brand is looking to penetrate the markets of six countries this financial year.

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Malaysia’s Halal exports expected to grow 19% to RM50bil this year

| 01/04/2016 | Reply
Malaysia’s Halal exports expected to grow 19% to RM50bil this year

Mida identified new Halal growth clusters like pharmaceutical, cosmetic and personal care products, medical devices, and logistics to be further promoted and developed.

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UK’s biggest brands to take part in B2B event on the Muslim lifestyle sector

| 30/03/2016 | Reply
UK’s biggest brands to take part in B2B event on the Muslim lifestyle sector

MLE Connect 2016 will take place at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London on April 7, 2016. It will feature workshops, seminars and networking panel discussions.

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Malaysia: MoU Exchange HDC & Greenland Hong Kong Holdings Limited

| 30/03/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: MoU Exchange HDC & Greenland Hong Kong Holdings Limited

The organisations will cooperate through a MoU to establish the first ever Halal International Trade Centre in Kunming City of Yunnan Province, China.

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