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Malaysia: Halal seen as ‘key ingredient’ to business success

| 05/04/2013 | Reply
Malaysia: Halal seen as ‘key ingredient’ to business success

The use of the halal concept can enhance business efficiencies and act as a key ingredient to the successes of local and foreign businessmen, speakers at a World Halal Week conference concurred yesterday.

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Opinion: Halal is not just what you eat

| 04/04/2013 | Reply
Opinion: Halal is not just what you eat

World Halal Week is Malaysia’s flagship event to lead the halal industry and stakes out the country’s ground in a growing and competitive sector.

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Malaysia: Miti expects RM500mil sales at incoming buying mission

| 04/04/2013 | Reply
Malaysia: Miti expects RM500mil sales at incoming buying mission

“Sales so far stands at RM411mil. Today is the second day and we are yet to tally the second day numbers. We expect good figures,” he said after launching the four-day World Halal Week 2013.

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Malaysia: Pakistani companies showcase products at MIHAS

| 04/04/2013 | Reply
Malaysia: Pakistani companies showcase products at MIHAS

The Pakistan High Commissioner urged the Malaysian government to consider importing processed Pakistani meat, especially beef and chicken, to meet its domestic requirements.

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Global Halal Traders Gather in Malaysia Amid Muslim Population Growth

| 03/04/2013 | Reply
Global Halal Traders Gather in Malaysia Amid Muslim Population Growth

Malaysia has surpassed Indonesia, the nation with the most Muslims in the world, in developing Islamic products. Beyond food, the halal industry also spans the finance sector, cosmetics, clothing, pharmaceuticals and the transportation of goods.

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Philippines: Pinoys eye $2.3-trillion halal market

| 03/04/2013 | Reply
Philippines: Pinoys eye $2.3-trillion halal market

Two of the country’s largest retail companies are among some 500 foreign companies gathered for the 10th Malaysia International Halal Showcase that seeks to expand product coverage to the halal market.

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Moscow Halal Business Forum will be held June 13-14 in Moscow

| 31/03/2013 | Reply
Moscow Halal Business Forum will be held June 13-14 in Moscow

Moscow will host the Moscow Halal Business Forum, which will bring together Halal industry players, Shariah experts and specialists in Islamic finance, academicians and government representatives.

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USA: Halal Alliances: ISNA and IFANCA

| 07/03/2013 | 1 Reply
USA: Halal Alliances: ISNA and IFANCA

ISNA has built an alliance with the Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America (IFANCA) for support in establishing the national Halal standards and accreditation body, to ensure Halal products are standardized, certified and regulated for the protection of the consumer.

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UAE: Food contamination raises Halal concern

| 14/02/2013 | Reply
UAE: Food contamination raises Halal concern

Back to back local as well as int’l cases of contamination of Halal food have brought into focus the need for consumers to be aware of Halal rules and regulations. It also underscores the requirement of common Halal standards for food as well as other products and services.

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Russia: The largest Russian International Trade Fair EURO-ASIA EXPO 2013

| 13/02/2013 | Reply
Russia: The largest Russian International Trade Fair EURO-ASIA EXPO 2013

This year’s EURO-ASIA EXPO 2013 comes with the reputable annual meeting place for consumers, distributors and manufacturers of Halal products from all over the world – the fourth international KAZANHALAL exhibition – being held on the 3-6 October 2013.

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Malaysia: Matrade says global share in Halal exports still small

| 07/02/2013 | Reply
Malaysia: Matrade says global share in Halal exports still small

The World Halal Week starts with the WHW Conference that is organised by the Halal Industry Development Corporation (HDC) in collaboration with IHI Alliance. Malaysia Halal Week, with the theme “A Decade of Excellence”, and MIHAS, will be held at KLCC, 3-6 April 2013.

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Kuwait: Second Gulf Conference on Halal Industry

| 23/01/2013 | Reply
Kuwait: Second Gulf Conference on Halal Industry

A large number of experts are taking part in the three-day conference, titled ‘Towards the Effective Management of the Halal Industry,’ which is organised by the Ministry of Awqaf in cooperation with Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR).

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Seminar: Strategic Planning for the Halal Market Economy

| 23/01/2013 | Reply
Seminar: Strategic Planning for the Halal Market Economy

A new concept in Halal sector seminars, a high level Halal Seminar for senior executives, policy makers and leaders in the Halal industry. Vision, analysis, real data & industry experience are crafted into an integrated Masterclass by a team of dedicated experts.

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UAE: Sharjah Halal Expo to play key role in boosting intra-OIC trade

| 15/01/2013 | Reply
UAE: Sharjah Halal Expo to play key role in boosting intra-OIC trade

Aiming to speed up the achievement of the target of 20 per cent intra-OIC trade by 2015, two key Islamic organizations have decided to throw their weight behind the premier industry event, Halal MiddleEast that will be held in Sharjah this year.

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UAE: Halal Congress Middle East Declaration; Unified Halal Code

| 19/12/2012 | Reply
UAE: Halal Congress Middle East Declaration;  Unified Halal Code

Halal Development Council intends to take the Halal Congress platform to other countries with the aim to promote the Halal trade within OIC and other countries with Muslim population, and to introduce the ‘Halal’ brand in the world as the guarantee for ‘Good Quality’ product.

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UAE: Sharjah becomes Halal capital of world for 3 days

| 11/12/2012 | Reply
UAE:  Sharjah becomes Halal capital of world for 3 days

A talking point at the opening ceremony was the selection of UAE’s Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA) by OIC to chair the Halal food technical committee, which was seen as a global high point for the country and the regional Halal industry.

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UAE kicks off Halal standardisation worldwide

| 10/12/2012 | Reply
UAE kicks off Halal standardisation worldwide

Esma is now working on a scheme on how to certify halal products and unifying the procedure for certification with one set of standards. Esma is also working on producing a unified stamp or mark for halal products entering the UAE that can also be introduced to the GCC.

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UAE: Halal food industry to hit $8.4 billion by 2020, says minister

| 03/12/2012 | Reply
UAE: Halal food industry to hit $8.4 billion by 2020, says minister

The selection of the UAE to chair two major technical committees for Halal standards has reiterated the global significance of the country as an important market and its ascendancy as a Halal hub in the region.

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UAE moves to certify organic food

| 22/11/2012 | 1 Reply
UAE moves to certify organic food

Organic farms in the UAE and imported organic foods are being certified by the Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Metrology (ESMA) for the first time. 17 farms in the UAE have already been certified and others are under process.

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Saudi Arabian hospitality boom offers unmatched growth opportunities

| 12/11/2012 | Reply
Saudi Arabian hospitality boom offers unmatched  growth opportunities

In the face of increased competition and demand for high-quality services by international travelers, major hotel chains in Jeddah, Makkah and Madinah have embarked on a strategy of penetration, expansion and renovation of hospitality projects.

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