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UAE: Global Halal economy set to reach US$6.4 trillion by 2018

| 17/09/2017 | Reply
UAE: Global Halal economy set to reach US$6.4 trillion by 2018

Halal movement gains momentum as the 9th Halal Expo Dubai gets opens door to global participants, Monday, Sept 18 at the Roda Al Bustan Hotel, Dubai.

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UK: Increase in Halal slaughter a ‘major welfare issue’ say vets

| 17/09/2017 | Reply
UK: Increase in Halal slaughter a ‘major welfare issue’ say vets

In 2013, just 15% of sheep and goats slaughtered were not stunned first, But this rose to 24.4% of slaughterings between April and June this year, according to the latest figures from the Food Standards Agency.

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Islamic investment opportunities on the rise between the UAE and the UK

| 11/09/2017 | Reply
Islamic investment opportunities on the rise between the UAE and the UK

This ambitious vision coincides with the aspirations of the UK and the UAE to increase bilateral trade to Dh120 billion by 2020.

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Dubai Food Park to get major Chinese-UAE facility

| 11/09/2017 | 1 Reply
Dubai Food Park to get major Chinese-UAE facility

Dubai Food Park (DFP), the region’s largest specialised food sector zone, will be home to a China-UAE Food Industrial cluster.

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Singapore: Stepping up its game in the Halal business

| 11/09/2017 | 1 Reply
Singapore: Stepping up its game in the Halal business

My Outlets Express is venturing overseas while aiming to make Singapore a global hub for the distribution of halal products.

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Malaysia: The Emerging Markets of Halal Cosmetics

| 07/09/2017 | Reply
Malaysia:  The Emerging Markets of Halal Cosmetics

The manufacturing of Halal cosmetics has introduced new technologies as well as internal and external methods in the areas of R&D, formulation, and production.

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Saudi Arabia: The Hajj and the year-round Umrah generate $12bn in revenues from worshippers

| 06/09/2017 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: The Hajj and the year-round Umrah generate $12bn in revenues from worshippers

Pilgrimage is the backbone of a plan to expand tourism under Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s economic reform programme, to diversify the economy away from oil.

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China’s $1 trillion investment in ‘One Belt One Road’ initiative

| 06/09/2017 | Reply
China’s $1 trillion investment in ‘One Belt One Road’ initiative

The US$1 trillion investment by China in its ‘One Belt One Road’ initiative is expected to accelerate the growth of the US$50 billion (Dh183 billion) GCC Halal food market.

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Pakistan exploring new markets for export of meat, dairy products

| 04/09/2017 | Reply
Pakistan exploring new markets for export of meat, dairy products

Efforts are being made for market access in Russia, China, South Africa, Egypt, Hong Kong and Indonesia besides Middle-East countries for meat and meat products.

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UK: Couple manage to save their business by turning their Lancaster farm Halal

| 04/09/2017 | Reply
UK: Couple manage to save their business by turning their Lancaster farm Halal

“A lot of people don’t realise that without the Muslim community farming would be dying out – more farmers need to open their eyes to this.

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South Korean Companies Entering Global Halal Pharmaceutical Market

| 31/08/2017 | Reply
South Korean Companies Entering Global Halal Pharmaceutical Market

The global Halal pharmaceutical market, which accounted for 6.7% of the global pharmaceutical market two years ago, is expected to reach US$370 billion in size in 2021.

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Malaysian exporters to promote Halal exports worth $9.79 bn at Halal Expo Dubai 2017

| 30/08/2017 | Reply
Malaysian exporters to promote Halal exports worth $9.79 bn at Halal Expo Dubai 2017

The 9th edition of the Halal Expo Dubai to be held from September 18-19 at the Roda Al Bustan Hotel near Dubai International Airport.

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UK: Speciality & Fine Food Fair 2017 – The Final Countdown!

| 30/08/2017 | Reply
UK: Speciality & Fine Food Fair 2017 – The Final Countdown!

The most innovative, dynamic and diverse artisan food and drink from around the UK and beyond. Pre-register now for free! Trade Only. 3-5 September at Olympia, London.

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Singapore: Vitafoods Asia 2017: Meeting the Region’s Nutraceutical Needs

| 30/08/2017 | Reply
Singapore: Vitafoods Asia 2017: Meeting the Region’s Nutraceutical Needs

From 5 – 6 September, uncover the latest innovations and key developments that will impact industry and product development in the nutraceutical industry.

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No, Switzerland isn’t voting on whether to ban imports of Halal meat

| 28/08/2017 | Reply
No, Switzerland isn’t voting on whether to ban imports of Halal meat

The politician who penned a bill which would ban imports of inhumanely slaughtered animals to Switzerland has denied media reports that this will apply to kosher and halal meat.

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Malaysia: 1,500 SMEs to be listed on Alibaba.com by November

| 26/08/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: 1,500 SMEs to be listed on Alibaba.com by November

The minister said the selection process was conducted by three agencies – SME Corp Malaysia, Malaysia External Trade Development Corp and Malaysia Digital Economy Corp.

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Malaysia: Deputy finance minister urges expedited halal certification process

| 25/08/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: Deputy finance minister urges expedited halal certification process

Othman said the nation’s exports of halal products totalling RM42 billion last year was too low compared with the US$680 billion market potential.

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Japanese soy sauce manufacturer “Kikkoman” launches “HALAL Soy Sauce”

| 24/08/2017 | Reply
Japanese soy sauce manufacturer “Kikkoman” launches “HALAL Soy Sauce”

After trial and error of over 4 years, Kikkoman Halal Soy Sauce finally launched on August 21, 2017. it is also completely gluten-free soy sauce.

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Malaysia: A crying need for global Halal standard

| 24/08/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: A crying need for global Halal standard

At present, each country has its own halal standard and it may or may not accept the halal accreditation of another nation.

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Malaysia eyes RM50B Halal exports in 2020

| 24/08/2017 | Reply
Malaysia eyes RM50B Halal exports in 2020

Asean Halfest 2017, held today until Aug 27, consists of over 500 booths and 15,000 innovative and quality halal products and services.

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