Category: Media & Events

12th Annual Meeting of WHC was held in Cape Town

| 29/10/2014 | Reply
12th Annual Meeting of WHC was held in Cape Town

Various member representatives from different countries have attended. GIMDES President and the patron of WHC Dr. Huseyin Kami Buyukozer gave a speech.

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UAE: Dubai in talks with Malaysia on halal food standards

| 29/10/2014 | Reply
UAE: Dubai in talks with Malaysia on halal food standards

Dubai is in advanced talks with the Malaysian government on a deal to make standards of halal food products mutually ­acceptable.

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UAE: Appetite for halal food products on the rise

| 29/10/2014 | Reply
UAE: Appetite for halal food products on the rise

Globally, the halal food & beverage market is valued at US$1.1 trillion last year, which is likely to hit US$1.6 trillion by 2018, according to a recent study.

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Saudi Arabia: Jeddah to host KSA’s first food forum

| 27/10/2014 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Jeddah to host KSA’s first food forum

The Food Forum with more than 100 investors will be held to promote intra-regional trade among member states of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).

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Indonesia must be pioneer for Halal Products

| 24/10/2014 | Reply
Indonesia must be pioneer for Halal Products

Indonesia should not be hesitant to develop a culture of Halalan Thayyiban (halal and good), supported by the passing of the new Law of Halal Product Assurance (JPH Act)

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UAE: Dubai Municipality announces food safety event

| 23/10/2014 | Reply
UAE:  Dubai Municipality announces food safety event

Positioning Dubai halal centre at the forefront of global halal food industry growth, Halal Food should generate significant inward investment opportunities.

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Indonesia set to lead in Islamic fashion

| 21/10/2014 | Reply
Indonesia set to lead in Islamic fashion

Indonesia will soon become a trendsetter in Islamic fashion as its designers are capable of creating unique and creative works of fashion.

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UAE planning national halal certification scheme

| 20/10/2014 | Reply
UAE planning national halal certification scheme

Food imports claiming to be halal will have to be certified as such under a new unified certification system, a senior official said.

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USA: Are Companies Ready to Tap into the Growing Global Muslim Market?

| 16/10/2014 | Reply
USA: Are Companies Ready to Tap into the Growing Global Muslim Market?

American Muslim Consumer Conference has played a key role in fostering awareness about the American Muslim market.

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USA: Midamar Sponsors Middle East Franchise Expo in Dubai, UAE

| 16/10/2014 | Reply
USA: Midamar Sponsors Middle East Franchise Expo in Dubai, UAE

Midamar directors will present on 40 years of Supply Chain Management – 10 Key Lessons Learned.

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Malaysian Halal Exporters Have Capacity To Meet Global Needs

| 15/10/2014 | Reply
Malaysian Halal Exporters Have Capacity To Meet Global Needs

Malaysia exported halal products worth RM9.2 billion in the first quarter of this year, showing its capability to cater to the needs of the global market.

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UK: Blackburn food firm KQF scoops Business of Year award

| 03/10/2014 | Reply
UK: Blackburn food firm KQF scoops Business of Year award

Blackburn-based KQF was named Business of the Year at the Lloyds Banking Group English Asian Business Awards this week.

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5th OIC World Biz Exhibition & Conference 2014

| 02/10/2014 | Reply
5th OIC World Biz Exhibition & Conference 2014

The 5th OIC World Biz & Muslim World BIZ Exhibition and Conference 2014 are expected to generate about RM800 million worth of transactions.

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Opinion: A Guide to Halal Tourism

| 01/10/2014 | Reply
Opinion: A Guide to Halal Tourism

By Sharmeen Ziauddin – Huffington Post UK Last week Europe’s first conference on halal tourism took place in Granada, Spain. The brainchild of CM Media, the Halal Tourism Conference 2014 saw people from around the world gather to listen and learn about the Muslim market. Tourist boards, travel agents, tour operators, halal certification bodies and […]

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Third Sarajevo Halal Forum: BOSNET awarded the certificate

| 28/09/2014 | Reply
Third Sarajevo Halal Forum: BOSNET awarded the certificate

In the period between the two Forums, this year’s and last year’s, a number of positive developments have been made which testify to the dynamism of the halal sector.

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Japan: Major halal-food expo planned to help make Japan more friendly to Muslim tourists

| 26/09/2014 | Reply
Japan: Major halal-food expo planned to help make Japan more friendly to Muslim tourists

In response to a recent surge in Muslim tourists, a major halal-themed international expo will be held in Chiba Prefecture in November.

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UAE: Encouraging local talent

| 26/09/2014 | Reply
UAE:  Encouraging local talent

Submissions for the 2014 Islamic Economy Awards have drawn a strong local and global response, with participants eager to showcase their business initiatives.

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UAE: State of the Global Islamic Economy Report 2014

| 25/09/2014 | Reply
UAE: State of the Global Islamic Economy Report 2014

DIEDC in partnership with Thomson Reuters have announced that State of the Global Islamic Economy Report 2014 will be launched in December 2014.

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Turkey: Experts from 15 Countries Discuss Halal issues in Istanbul

| 17/09/2014 | Reply
Turkey: Experts from 15 Countries Discuss Halal issues in Istanbul

GIMDES meets experts from 15 different countries at the 7th Conference on Halal and Tayyib Products and present final Statement.

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Malaysia: The top Muslim world trade event

| 15/09/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: The top Muslim world trade event

The event, entitled ‘Business and Investment Zone’ will be held on the November 10th – 14th, 2014 at the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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