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UAE: Significant untapped growth potential of digital Islamic services

| 15/06/2015 | Reply
UAE: Significant untapped growth potential of digital Islamic services

Deloitte and Noor Telecom in collaboration with DIEDC produce first-ever effort in holistically defining, studying and assessing the global Digital Islamic Economy.

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Dubai Exports, ESMA host conference on halal compliance and opportunities

| 15/06/2015 | Reply
Dubai Exports, ESMA host conference on halal compliance and opportunities

Dubai Exports has been working with local exporters helping them to acquire world class competencies and tap existing and emerging market opportunities.

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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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UK: How fashion is courting the Muslim pound

| 13/06/2015 | Reply
UK: How fashion is courting the Muslim pound

Set to start next week, Ramadan and especially Eid increasingly signal a spending spree among Middle Eastern visitors to the UK.

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Report on the Asia Pacific Halal Cosmetics Market

| 11/06/2015 | Reply
Report on the Asia Pacific Halal Cosmetics Market

Asia Pacific Halal Cosmetics Market Driven by Rising Awareness about Halal-certified Products. Asia Pacific will witness a 9.9% compound annual growth rate.

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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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Italy: More attractive Destinations with Muslim Friendly Hospitality

| 10/06/2015 | Reply
Italy: More attractive Destinations with Muslim Friendly Hospitality

Italia Bayti, Muslim friendly hospitality, includes training and accreditation of restaurants, hotels, coffee shop, spa and wellness centers for Muslim travellers.

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UK: 2 Sisters poultry processing plant taken over by 1Stop Halal

| 10/06/2015 | Reply
UK: 2 Sisters poultry processing plant taken over by 1Stop Halal

A chicken processing plant in Suffolk is to change hands next month with a halal meat operation taking over the site.

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UAE: Jebel Ali Free Zone as Halal industry hub

| 10/06/2015 | Reply
UAE: Jebel Ali Free Zone as Halal industry hub

During 5-day Japanese roadshow in Sapporo, Osaka and Tokyo of Jebel Ali Free Zone, Jafza, has successfully positioned the Free Zone as the Halal industry hub.

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Italian firms look at halal, kosher opportunities

| 10/06/2015 | Reply
Italian firms look at halal, kosher opportunities

Italian producers encouraged to take up business opportunity of ‘Made in Italy’ products, which are a status symbol in Middle East, to be Halal certified.

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Philippines seeks bill to help Halal industry to grow

| 09/06/2015 | Reply
Philippines seeks bill to help Halal industry to grow

To help with expanding the Halal industry, especially with the onset of the regional economic integration under the ASEAN Economic Community this year.

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EU Report on Consumer Information about Stunning

| 09/06/2015 | Reply
EU Report on Consumer Information about Stunning

Covering 13,500 respondents (500 from each of the EU-27 member states), the report attempted to ascertain if meat products need labelling information on the method of slaughter, primarily whether stunned or un-stunned.

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UAE: Turkey Commits To Abu Dhabi’s WHTS 2015

| 09/06/2015 | Reply
UAE: Turkey Commits To Abu Dhabi’s WHTS 2015

Turkey have committed to The World Halal Travel Summit & Exhibition (WHTS15) and are now the largest country exhibitor at the event, 19th-21st October 2015

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USA: Why is 41% of the country’s packaged food kosher?

| 09/06/2015 | Reply
USA: Why is 41% of the country’s packaged food kosher?

Considering how few people keep kosher in the US—Jews make up less than 2% of the population, and only a portion of them follow Jewish dietary laws.

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USA: Cedar Rapids company wants halal mislabeling charges dropped

| 09/06/2015 | Reply
USA: Cedar Rapids company wants halal mislabeling charges dropped

Islamic Services of America filed a dismissal motion Friday in U.S. District Court, asserting that the charges are a violation of the First Amendment.

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China practices double standard with Muslims

| 08/06/2015 | Reply
China practices double standard with Muslims

Chinese authorities ordered Muslim shopkeepers and restaurant owners in a village in Xinjiang to sell alcohol and cigarettes.

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Travel Authority of Thailand bids to boost Muslim visitors

| 08/06/2015 | Reply
Travel Authority of Thailand bids to boost Muslim visitors

TAT bids to boost Muslim visitors via “Muslim Friendly Destination” Mega FAM Trip at TTM + 2015.

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Philippines aims to adopt OIC halal standards: official

| 08/06/2015 | Reply
Philippines aims to adopt OIC halal standards: official

The Philippines is aiming to become the first non-Muslim country to adopt harmonized the OIC Halal standards.

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Muslim community in Macao grows rapidly

| 06/06/2015 | Reply
Muslim community in Macao grows rapidly

The Muslims are among the oldest residents of Macao. They first arrived as traders from Persia and the Middle East in the Ming dynasty (1368-1644).

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Pakistan: ’Halal’ meat producing companies to get Income Tax exemption

| 06/06/2015 | Reply
Pakistan:  ’Halal’ meat producing companies to get Income Tax exemption

Companies which set up `Halal’ meat production plants and obtain `Halal’ certification by 31st December 2016, would be given exemption.

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