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USA: A new wave of Muslim start-ups

| 04/11/2015 | Reply
USA: A new wave of Muslim start-ups

Millennial entrepreneurship in America is on the rise, and over half of Muslims in America are between the ages of 18-39, skewing much younger than the general population.

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Malaysia: Halal park set to provide great opportunities for players

| 04/11/2015 | Reply
Malaysia:  Halal park set to provide great opportunities for players

Located in eastern Iskandar Malaysia, Johor, the 141ha Johor Biotech Park boasts of a gross development value of RM1.5 billion over the next five to seven years.

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Malaysia: RM100m grant for Halal industry to raise SME standards

| 03/11/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: RM100m grant for Halal industry to raise SME standards

“The grant is aimed at improving the quality of halal products through attaining halal certification as well as international standards like Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP).”

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Korea: Pharma firms set to tap halal market

| 03/11/2015 | Reply
Korea: Pharma firms set to tap halal market

Ildong Pharmaceutical has taken the lead in adapting to halal standards by becoming the first Korean pharma company to receive Halal certification.

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Malaysia: Nestlé ramps up instant noodles output

| 03/11/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: Nestlé ramps up instant noodles output

Néstle continues to invest in Malaysia, both through its business philosophy of Creating Shared Value (CSV) as well as investing in manufacturing facilities.

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Opinion: Malaysia cosmetics brands’ huge potential

| 03/11/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Malaysia cosmetics brands’ huge potential

Many mainstream cosmetics brands in the cosmetics industry, such as Estee Lauder and L’Oreal, play important roles in expanding the cosmetics business.

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UK: Halal operators plan conference boycott

| 02/11/2015 | Reply
UK: Halal operators plan conference boycott

“We pay a lot of money towards the levies and the resources are being spent on campaigns like Red Tractor which doesn’t recognise religious slaughter.”

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Demand for Halal products rising: Report

| 31/10/2015 | Reply
Demand for Halal products rising: Report

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are set play more crucial role in the fast growing halal market in coming years, according to a report by the International Trade Centre.

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Pakistan: Al Shaheer profit up by Rs76m

| 31/10/2015 | Reply
Pakistan: Al Shaheer profit up by Rs76m

Al Shaheer Corporation Limited, which recently held its initial public offering (IPO), boosted its net profit by more than half for the quarter ended September 30, 2015.

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ExpoHalal Spain 2015 announces a second edition

| 31/10/2015 | Reply
ExpoHalal Spain 2015 announces a second edition

ExpoHalal Spain 2015 positions itself as the starting point for the Spanish companies in the Halal sector, the one related to the products and services adapted to the Muslim consumer.

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Malaysia: HDC and EDTRIN Seal a Global Education and Training Agreement

| 30/10/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: HDC and EDTRIN Seal a Global Education and Training Agreement

The Halal Industry Development Corporation (HDC) and EDTRIN have sealed an agreement regarding education and training programs on the Global Halal industry.

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New Hospitality Standard for Hotels for Muslim travellers

| 30/10/2015 | Reply
New Hospitality Standard for Hotels for Muslim travellers

Salam Standard provides Muslim travellers with a one-of-a-kind reference tool enabling them to choose Muslim-friendly accommodation, which adheres to their Islamic principles.

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Halal is available on the Brazilian market

| 30/10/2015 | Reply
Halal is available on the Brazilian market

Finding food bearing the halal label on Brazilian supermarket shelves is not an easy task. Very few items carry the attestation that their consumption is allowed to Muslims.

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Malaysia-OIC trade to climb 19pc this year

| 29/10/2015 | Reply
Malaysia-OIC trade to climb 19pc this year

Malaysia has successfully signed a bilateral Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Turkey and Pakistan as a catalyst to boost bilateral trade between the Muslim nations.

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Malaysia: Call to position Malaysia at the forefront of healthcare and pharma industry

| 29/10/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: Call to position Malaysia at the forefront of healthcare and pharma industry

Malaysia calls on global pharmaceutical producers to consider it a new regional hub for the expanding global halal market.

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UAE to drive Mena food industry

| 28/10/2015 | Reply
UAE to drive Mena food industry

Dubai is a growing hub for food manufacturers and we are seeing a spurt in investments in this region, said Saleh Abdullah Lootah, President, FBMB Group.

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USA: Startups Cater To Muslim Millennials

| 28/10/2015 | Reply
USA: Startups Cater To Muslim Millennials

“A tech-savvy generation is moving far beyond the old neighborhood and the corner stores their parents and grandparents built and relied on.”

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Malaysia: RM500mil to be invested in Halal medical inventory

| 28/10/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: RM500mil to be invested in Halal medical inventory

The Saudi based Jomaih Group plans to invest up to RM500mil in the halal healthcare industry in the near future.

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Brunei: Halal industry to benefit from new R&D facility

| 27/10/2015 | Reply
Brunei: Halal industry to benefit from new R&D facility

Sengenics yesterday officially opened its DNA sequencing and microarray facility at Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD).

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A global standardization of Halal would improve trade

| 27/10/2015 | Reply
A global standardization of Halal would improve trade

It is a growth market, but it needs a solid growth. In order to achieve that, it needs internationally accepted standards that can make it easier to understand.

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