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Swiss Halal regulations will not be strengthened

| 12/10/2016 | Reply
Swiss Halal regulations will not be strengthened

A Swiss parliamentary commission has ruled against a call for halal meat importers in Switzerland to be obliged to declare that the animal was slaughtered according to the Muslim rite.

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Indonesia: Halal Certification: A Blessing or a Curse for Industries?

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Indonesia: Halal Certification: A Blessing or a Curse for Industries?

Key players in the food and beverages, cosmetics and pharmacy industries are questioning the efficacy of the government’s Halal Product Certification law.

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GIES: Hamdan bin Mohammed attends 3rd Global Islamic Economy Summit

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GIES: Hamdan bin Mohammed attends 3rd Global Islamic Economy Summit

The Summit attracted more than 3,000 delegates including leaders, decision makers, experts, and specialists from all sectors of the economy. The winners of the Islamic Economy Awards were announced.

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GIES: Sheikh Hamdan launches ‘My Salaam’ App and Portal

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GIES: Sheikh Hamdan launches ‘My Salaam’ App and Portal

The digital platform seamlessly combines trending modest fashion stories with providing a marketplace outlet for Islamic products and services.

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GIES: Non OIC markets looking to boost exports of halal food

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GIES: Non OIC markets looking to boost exports of halal food

By Sarah Algethami, Gulf News The biggest suppliers of halal meat are from non OIC countries DUBAI: Food exporters from non Muslim majority countries are taking advantage of the growth in the global halal food market, according to an industry expert. Rafi-uddin Shikoh, chief executive and managing director at research firm DinarStandard, said that the […]

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GIES: Governments need to do more to address needs of Islamic youth

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GIES: Governments need to do more to address needs of Islamic youth

Governments across the Arab region need to do more to address the needs of the youth in the region, said panellists participating in the opening plenary session of GIES 2016.

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GIES: Global Islamic Economy Summit seeks to develop Muslims’ products

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GIES: Global Islamic Economy Summit seeks to develop Muslims’ products

Experts discussed the challenges and opportunities of the rapid growth of youth among Muslim populations that make up around 1.7 billion.

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UK: World’s biggest brands to take part in UK’s largest Muslim Lifestyle Expo

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UK: World’s biggest brands to take part in UK’s largest Muslim Lifestyle Expo

Rauf Mirza, Director of the Muslim Lifestyle Expo, said: “The exhibition is aimed at being a family-friendly and culturally diverse event to promote the positive and vibrant aspects of British Muslims.

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GIES: Sheikh Mohammed says Islamic Economy has proved its efficiency over the years

| 11/10/2016 | Reply
GIES: Sheikh Mohammed says Islamic Economy has proved its efficiency over the years

“The Islamic Economic system has been tested by various international financial institutions, and we have started reaping the benefits of this system.”

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UAE: Third Islamic Economy Summit begins in Dubai on Tuesday

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UAE: Third Islamic Economy Summit begins in Dubai on Tuesday

Themed “Inspiring Change,” the summit will be held under the patronage of Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

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GIES: IHAF to address unification of Halal industry

| 10/10/2016 | Reply
GIES: IHAF to address unification of Halal industry

“Various countries have different sets of acceptable criteria in certifying Halal products, thus inadvertently forming trade barriers among them.”

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EU: 7th International Halal Food Conference – Brussels Belgium

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EU: 7th International Halal Food Conference – Brussels Belgium

The seventh International Halal Food Conference will take place on October 24-25, 2016 at the Sheraton Brussels Airport Hotel.

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Opinion: Can a Halal certification body be owned by a non-Muslim?

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Opinion: Can a Halal certification body be owned by a non-Muslim?

A paper on the concept of ownership, relating ownership with the Halaal certification bodies, and finishing with a conclusion.

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Pakistan: PHDA holds seminar

| 09/10/2016 | Reply
Pakistan: PHDA holds seminar

The Punjab Halal Development Agency arranged a seminar on “Halal Business Projection” on Friday 7th October 2016 to increase the Halal trade of Pakistan.

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Pakistan: Samsol Halal-certified cosmetics brand

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Pakistan: Samsol Halal-certified cosmetics brand

The product portfolio has been certified HALAL by SGS, an international certifying body accredited by the Government of Pakistan.

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Indonesia as Global Center for Halal Products and Services?

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Indonesia as Global Center for Halal Products and Services?

To address the market demand, Indonesia Halal Lifestyle Centre launched the Indonesia International Halal Lifestyle Expo and Conference.

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UK: The perception and acceptability of pre-slaughter and post-slaughter stunning for Halal production

| 06/10/2016 | Reply
UK: The perception and acceptability of pre-slaughter and post-slaughter stunning for Halal production

This Report is based on the views of Islamic scholars and Halal consumers.

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GIES: The Halal Food Market Is the Islamic Economy’s Largest Sector

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GIES: The Halal Food Market Is the Islamic Economy’s Largest Sector

The State of the Islamic Economy report revisits the Halal Food Indicator (HFI) to evaluate a country’s halal food ecosystem.

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GIES: Halal Fashion Shows Signs of Growth and Market-Leading Innovation

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GIES: Halal Fashion Shows Signs of  Growth and Market-Leading Innovation

Driven mostly by Muslim women, and their burgeoning purchasing power, the halal fashion industry has been undergoing momentous growth.

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UAE: ‘Too many authorities, and not enough Sharia scholars’

| 06/10/2016 | Reply
UAE: ‘Too many authorities, and not enough Sharia scholars’

Some economists have forecast that the slowdown in economic activity will lead to a new round of debt-inspired refinancings at big Dubai corporates.

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