Category: Events

GCC Halal food imports set to jump to $53bn by 2020

| 09/11/2014 | Reply
GCC Halal food imports set to jump to $53bn by 2020

Halal food imports into the UAE annually will reach $8.4 billion by the end of the decade.

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UAE: Gulfood Manufacturing unveils ‘Food & Beverage Industrial Investment Summit’

| 05/11/2014 | Reply
UAE: Gulfood Manufacturing unveils ‘Food & Beverage Industrial Investment Summit’

‘Transforming Halal Agro Food into an Asset Class’ – Zilzar’s Siddiqui and ‘Innovation as an Enabler of Successful Halal Product Development ‘ – Jalel Aossey, CEO, Midamar Corporation are two sessions.

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UAE: Say hello to Zilzar.com, the Islamic answer to Amazon

| 31/10/2014 | Reply
UAE: Say hello to Zilzar.com, the Islamic answer to Amazon

First there was Amazon and its ubiquitous internet retail model. Next came Alibaba, a Chinese behemoth valued at more than $200bn. Now the Islamic world has launched zilzar.com.

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UAE: Defining Dubai as the Capital of Islamic Economy

| 31/10/2014 | Reply
UAE: Defining Dubai as the Capital of Islamic Economy

Defining Dubai as the Capital of Islamic Economy, 10th WIEF concludes with a focus on partnerships and cross-border trade.

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Zilzar.com can be Muslim’s Alibaba, says Najib

| 30/10/2014 | Reply
Zilzar.com can be Muslim’s Alibaba, says Najib

The prime minister said the Islamic market was larger than China’s and growing faster that Amazon and e-Bay combined.

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Biotech Corp Highlights Halal And Bioeconomy Potential At WIEF 2014

| 30/10/2014 | Reply
Biotech Corp Highlights Halal And Bioeconomy Potential At WIEF 2014

BiotechCorp co-organised a session on the interrelation between halal and bioeconomy with AJ Pharma Holding and the Halal Industry Development Corp (HDC) at WIEF.

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UAE: Halal vaccine Market To Be Worth $1.1bn By 2030- Expert

| 30/10/2014 | Reply
UAE: Halal vaccine Market To Be Worth $1.1bn By 2030- Expert

Globally, Muslim consumers spend up to $70 billion on pharmaceutical products, making them the third largest group in the global pharmaceutical market.

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‘KL, Dubai Islamic economy hubs’

| 29/10/2014 | Reply
‘KL, Dubai Islamic economy hubs’

MALAYSIA does not regard Dubai’s drive to be a hub of Islamic economy as competition, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.

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Malaysia: Zilzar.com goes LIVE

| 29/10/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: Zilzar.com goes LIVE

The world’s first global Muslim Lifestyle Marketplace platform for Information, Content,Community and Trade – Zilzar.com goes LIVE.

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Malaysian PM Najib launches World’s first global Muslim lifestyle business website, Zilzar.com

| 29/10/2014 | Reply
Malaysian PM Najib launches World’s first global Muslim lifestyle business website, Zilzar.com

MasterCard today marked an important milestone in its presence in the Muslim lifestyle segment with its latest collaboration with Zilzar.com

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MasterCard and CrescentRating Announce a Global Muslim Travel Index

| 29/10/2014 | Reply
MasterCard and CrescentRating Announce a  Global Muslim Travel Index

MasterCard today signed an agreement with CrescentRating, the world’s leading authority on Muslim Travel Market at the World Islamic Economic Forum in Dubai.

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12th Annual Meeting of WHC was held in Cape Town

| 29/10/2014 | Reply
12th Annual Meeting of WHC was held in Cape Town

Various member representatives from different countries have attended. GIMDES President and the patron of WHC Dr. Huseyin Kami Buyukozer gave a speech.

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UAE: Dubai in talks with Malaysia on halal food standards

| 29/10/2014 | Reply
UAE: Dubai in talks with Malaysia on halal food standards

Dubai is in advanced talks with the Malaysian government on a deal to make standards of halal food products mutually ­acceptable.

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UAE: Appetite for halal food products on the rise

| 29/10/2014 | Reply
UAE: Appetite for halal food products on the rise

Globally, the halal food & beverage market is valued at US$1.1 trillion last year, which is likely to hit US$1.6 trillion by 2018, according to a recent study.

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Saudi Arabia: Jeddah to host KSA’s first food forum

| 27/10/2014 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Jeddah to host KSA’s first food forum

The Food Forum with more than 100 investors will be held to promote intra-regional trade among member states of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).

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UK Meeting on Halal Travel

| 27/10/2014 | Reply
UK Meeting on Halal Travel

Millennium Gloucester Hotel, London Kensington, UK will be the venue for over 200 travel professionals from 40 countries to meet on November 2.

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Indonesia must be pioneer for Halal Products

| 24/10/2014 | Reply
Indonesia must be pioneer for Halal Products

Indonesia should not be hesitant to develop a culture of Halalan Thayyiban (halal and good), supported by the passing of the new Law of Halal Product Assurance (JPH Act)

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UAE: Dubai Municipality announces food safety event

| 23/10/2014 | Reply
UAE:  Dubai Municipality announces food safety event

Positioning Dubai halal centre at the forefront of global halal food industry growth, Halal Food should generate significant inward investment opportunities.

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Spain charms Muslim tourists

| 22/10/2014 | Reply
Spain charms Muslim tourists

Spain is regarded as a must-see destination: a bridge between Europe and Islam, and whose history has left many visible traces of 5 centuries of Arab rule.

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UAE planning national halal certification scheme

| 20/10/2014 | Reply
UAE planning national halal certification scheme

Food imports claiming to be halal will have to be certified as such under a new unified certification system, a senior official said.

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