Category: Pharmaceuticals

UAE: Tawreeq Holdings offering Shariah Compliant financing for SMEs

| 14/09/2015 | Reply
UAE: Tawreeq Holdings offering Shariah Compliant financing for SMEs

Sharia-compliant supply chain finance innovator aims to facilitate $500 million in funding for SMEs and corporates over next 18 months.

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Regulators increasingly focused on Halal product certification for 2B Muslims

| 10/09/2015 | Reply
Regulators increasingly focused on Halal product certification for 2B Muslims

Regulators around the world – beyond Muslim countries in Asia and the Middle East – are increasingly exploring the impact of Sharia Law on the health care markets they oversee.

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Australia: World’s First Sheep Food Grade Halal Collagen

| 18/08/2015 | Reply
Australia: World’s First Sheep Food Grade Halal Collagen

Holista Colltech Limited has announced the commercial availability of Halal food grade sheep collagen under the brand Ovinex.

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‘State of the Global Islamic Economy’ Report and Indicator 2015-2016 highlight growth milestones

| 10/08/2015 | Reply
‘State of the Global Islamic Economy’ Report and Indicator 2015-2016 highlight growth milestones

The indicator is a composite index that presents the current outlook of the Islamic economy sectors across 70 countries.

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UK: Halal Baby food venture curries favour with leading retailers

| 31/07/2015 | Reply
UK: Halal Baby food venture curries favour with leading retailers

‘for aisha’ started three years ago and has just agreed a deal with supermarket giant Asda. The venture is the first Halal baby food range in pouches in the UK.

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Turkey: GIMDES will organize the international Halal and Tayyib workshops.

| 03/07/2015 | Reply
Turkey: GIMDES will organize the international Halal and Tayyib workshops.

In addition to the workshops, GIMDES is also organizing 6th International Halal and Tayyib Expo 2015 which will held in Istanbul.

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Muslim struggle to determine if a device is halal seen as opportunity

| 02/07/2015 | Reply
Muslim struggle to determine if a device is halal seen as opportunity

For many Muslims, getting vaccinated can be a challenging task. There are virtually no vaccines that meet halal requirements. Many do without.

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India: IOL Chemicals advances with renewal of Halal Certificate

| 01/07/2015 | Reply
India: IOL Chemicals advances with renewal of Halal Certificate

It will facilitate the company to explore untapped export markets for its products, IOL Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals said.

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UAE: 2nd Global Islamic Economy Summit 2015 (GIES)

| 14/06/2015 | Reply
UAE: 2nd Global Islamic Economy Summit 2015 (GIES)

The summit will be organised by the Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre (DIEDC) and Dubai Chamber in partnership with Thomson Reuters from October 5th – 6th.

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Brunei pharmaceutical plant launches Halal supplements

| 11/06/2015 | Reply
Brunei pharmaceutical plant launches Halal supplements

Simpor Pharma said the plant was established by Viva Canada as a base for expanding its product range into Muslim countries due to its politcal stability.

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USA: NoorVitamins says in 5 years they will be a strong and reputable competitor

| 01/06/2015 | Reply
USA: NoorVitamins says in 5 years they will be a strong and reputable competitor

Leading Halal supplement brand NoorVitamins is aiming to be a serious part of the wider dietary supplements industry, with a focus on quality and transparency.

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Tips on how to become a successful Halal certified pharma company

| 14/05/2015 | Reply
Tips on how to become a successful Halal certified pharma company

Dr Mohamed Issa, CEO of Noor Pharmaceuticals, delivered a presentation entitled ‘Halal Certified Pharmaceutical Products – The New Frontier after Food?’ in Brunei.

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Malaysia To Pioneer Foray Into Halal Vaccine Market

| 04/04/2015 | Reply
Malaysia To Pioneer Foray Into Halal Vaccine Market

The establishment of a Saudi Arabian-owned halal vaccine plant, AJ Pharma Holding, which is set to start operations in Nilai, Negeri Sembilan in 2017.

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Indonesia: Halal Certification a Bitter Pill for Pharma

| 06/02/2015 | Reply
Indonesia: Halal Certification a Bitter Pill for Pharma

Four months have passed since a law requiring all food and pharmaceutical products distributed in Indonesia to have halal certification was passed, but resistance to the new legislation remains strong.

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Malaysia: New CCMB Group MD Leonard Ariff Abdul Shatar

| 03/01/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: New CCMB Group MD Leonard Ariff Abdul Shatar

Chemical Company of Malaysia Berhad (CCMB) confirmed the appointment of Leonard Ariff Abdul Shatar as Group Managing Director effective January 9, 2015.

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State of Global Islamic Economy Report & Indicator 2014/2015

| 08/12/2014 | Reply
State of Global Islamic Economy Report & Indicator 2014/2015

The Islamic Economy covers 7 main sectors: Islamic Finance, Halal food, Halal travel, Modest Fashion, Halal Media & recreation, and Halal pharmaceutical & cosmetics.

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The Muslim Green: American Muslim Market Study 2014-15

| 18/11/2014 | Reply
The Muslim Green: American Muslim Market Study 2014-15

The 2014-15 Study builds on DinarStandard’s 2011 Report on the American Muslim consumer market.

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Malaysia plans Halal vaccine production

| 07/11/2014 | Reply
Malaysia plans Halal vaccine production

Malaysia is hoping to produce the world’s first halal vaccine in less than three years in a collaboration with a Saudi company.

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Biotech Corp Highlights Halal And Bioeconomy Potential At WIEF 2014

| 30/10/2014 | Reply
Biotech Corp Highlights Halal And Bioeconomy Potential At WIEF 2014

BiotechCorp co-organised a session on the interrelation between halal and bioeconomy with AJ Pharma Holding and the Halal Industry Development Corp (HDC) at WIEF.

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UAE: Halal vaccine Market To Be Worth $1.1bn By 2030- Expert

| 30/10/2014 | Reply
UAE: Halal vaccine Market To Be Worth $1.1bn By 2030- Expert

Globally, Muslim consumers spend up to $70 billion on pharmaceutical products, making them the third largest group in the global pharmaceutical market.

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