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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

| 11/10/2016 | Reply
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

| 10/10/2016 | Reply
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?

| 10/10/2016 | Reply
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

| 09/10/2016 | Reply
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?

| 09/10/2016 | Reply
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

| 06/10/2016 | Reply
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

| 06/10/2016 | Reply
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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UAE: 5 Entrepreneurs Qualify to Final Pitch Presentation Round of Innovation 4 Impact Competition

| 05/10/2016 | Reply
UAE: 5 Entrepreneurs Qualify to Final Pitch Presentation Round of Innovation 4 Impact Competition

The five finalists of the Innovation 4 Impact Competition 2016 – set to make up an integral component of the upcoming Global Islamic Economy Summit (GIES 2016).

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South Africa: SANHA confirms non-halal status of US poultry

| 05/10/2016 | Reply
South Africa:  SANHA confirms non-halal status of US poultry

Given the geographical location of the source of the chicken, it remains difficult to investigate and to ultimately determine the halal status of slaughtering processors.

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UK: Traditional Halal – National Launch of labelled Stun Free certification

| 04/10/2016 | Reply
UK: Traditional Halal – National Launch of labelled Stun Free certification

This certification scheme is categorically developed to label meat and poultry that is produced without the use of stunning of any kind with animal welfare and quality at the forefront.

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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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