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More countries look for ways to secure lucrative halal certification

| 04/10/2016 | Reply
More countries look for ways to secure lucrative halal certification

A newly launched Halal Board will begin by developing a comprehensive set of Halal strategies on Halal certification.

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UAE leads GCC’s Islamic economy indicator

| 04/10/2016 | Reply
UAE leads GCC’s Islamic economy indicator

The convergence between the Islamic economic sectors is strongly expected to enhance the Islamic economy space going forward.

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Courting the Halal Traveller

| 03/10/2016 | Reply
Courting the Halal Traveller

Halal tourism numbers are expected to hit 150 million in traveller volume and their collective spend is estimated to be $200 billion by 2020. In 2014, this number was already at $145 billion.

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UAE: Have you heard about the M Powered Summit in Dubai for Entrepreneurs?

| 02/10/2016 | Reply
UAE: Have you heard about the M Powered Summit in Dubai for Entrepreneurs?

M Powered Summit is the first global summit and platform exclusively dedicated to empowering entrepreneurs and start-ups in the Islamic economy.

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Canada’s Paramount Fine Foods takes its Mideast cuisine to the world

| 29/09/2016 | Reply
Canada’s Paramount Fine Foods takes its Mideast cuisine to the world

Mr. Fakih’s plans aren’t limited to Canada, though: With franchise partners, he has begun opening Paramounts in the United States and even Lebanon, with an agreement to soon launch 20 locations in Britain.

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UAE: IHAF to hold first-ever general assembly meeting in UAE

| 29/09/2016 | Reply
UAE: IHAF to hold first-ever general assembly meeting in UAE

The International Halal Accreditation Forum (IHAF), the world’s first Halal international accreditation network, will hold a general assembly on November 6, 2016.

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UAE: Dubai Chamber Partners Up with Top-Tier Institutions for GIES 2016

| 29/09/2016 | Reply
UAE: Dubai Chamber Partners Up with Top-Tier Institutions for GIES 2016

Bearing the theme “Inspiring Change”, the summit will take place on October 11 and 12, 2016, in Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai.

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The importance of start-ups to the halal economy

| 26/09/2016 | Reply
The importance of start-ups to the halal economy

SMEs, start-ups and entrepreneurs employ, innovate and experiment across a range of industries and sectors, acting as the lifeblood of their local markets with huge contributions in terms of presence and profits.

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Natural and organic cosmetics labelling rise set to continue

| 23/09/2016 | Reply
Natural and organic cosmetics labelling rise set to continue

These labels vary in descriptions, such as ethical labels like Halal, to those promoting sustainability and/0r safety aspects.

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USA: Lush Handmade Cosmetics to Receive 2016 Multicultural Award at AMCC

| 23/09/2016 | Reply
USA: Lush Handmade Cosmetics to Receive 2016 Multicultural Award at AMCC

The 2016 Multicultural Award will be presented to Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics by the American Muslim Consumer Consortium (AMCC) on October 1, 2016.

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UAE to welcome more family tourists in 2016

| 23/09/2016 | Reply
UAE to welcome more family tourists in 2016

A spectrum of subjects will be discussed under the Islamic economy label, including family tourism, at the 3rd Global Islamic Economy Summit held in Dubai in October.

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In Morocco, Halal certification opens the door to new markets

| 22/09/2016 | Reply
In Morocco, Halal certification opens the door to new markets

ITC has collaborated closely with Morocco’s Ministry of Foreign Trade and IMANOR to support the country’s ambition to become an important player in global halal food production and trade.

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Shock report suggests imposing halal tax could help crush radical Islam in France

| 22/09/2016 | Reply
Shock report suggests imposing halal tax could help crush radical Islam in France

CALLS for a nationwide halal tax to help stop Muslim youths being radicalised have been raised in France.

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Emirates Global Centre for Accreditation board appointed by decree

| 21/09/2016 | Reply
Emirates Global Centre for Accreditation board appointed by decree

The decree is effective from the date of issuance and will be published in the Official Gazette.

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USA: Muslim fashion designer makes history with hijab collection

| 20/09/2016 | Reply
USA: Muslim fashion designer makes history with hijab collection

A Muslim fashion designer has made history as the first ever designer to feature hijabs in every outfit on a Newnyfw2 York Fashion Week catwalk.

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Brazil eyes Malaysia as entry point for Asean trade

| 20/09/2016 | Reply
Brazil eyes Malaysia as entry point for Asean trade

Brazil, Latin America’s largest market, could export the products to Malaysia to be processed and packaged before being exported to other Asean countries.

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Philippines target Halal exports

| 20/09/2016 | Reply
Philippines target Halal exports

DTI Secretary Ramon Lopez said the government will align its accreditation systems and institutions to be able to issue Halal certifications for the country’s products.

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Halal Sector – it is time to step up, no?

| 18/09/2016 | Reply
Halal Sector – it is time to step up, no?

The Halal sector has for too long been obsessed with ensuring technically correct slaughter methods with only minimal regard for the Tayyib components that will ensure real food quality.

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