Category: Halal Trade

Philippines: 1st PHL National Halal Conference slated

| 18/04/2018 | Reply
Philippines: 1st PHL National Halal Conference slated

The strategic road map includes the launch of the approved Philippine National halal Certification Scheme and the Accreditation Guidelines.

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Canada: Halal Beef a huge opportunity for Alberta, say experts

| 17/04/2018 | Reply
Canada: Halal Beef a huge opportunity for Alberta, say experts

More needs to be done to tap into the huge and growing market for halal meat, say experts, and there is a growing demand in Canada.

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Spain: Alimentaria promotes Halal products in Barcelona

| 14/04/2018 | Reply
Spain: Alimentaria promotes Halal products in Barcelona

With the exhibition, Halal food will be the main feature of the 2nd International Halal Congress, including the CEO of Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology.

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Malaysia PM sets aside RM1 billion for Halal Development Fund

| 12/04/2018 | Reply
Malaysia PM sets aside RM1 billion for Halal Development Fund

He added the funds can be used by Bumiputera entrepreneurs, who play a key role in driving the halal industry.

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Halal meat exporter Meatco NZ owed $301k, had 1.3 tonnes of frozen meat in storage

| 10/04/2018 | Reply
Halal meat exporter Meatco NZ owed $301k, had 1.3 tonnes of frozen meat in storage

A halal meat exporter owned by a convicted tax cheat collapsed last month owing more than $300,000 – and now liquidators need to offload a tonne of meat.

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Opinion: Islam and cryptocurrency, halal or not halal?

| 10/04/2018 | Reply
Opinion: Islam and cryptocurrency, halal or not halal?

The speculative nature of cryptocurrencies has triggered debate among Islamic scholars over whether cryptocurrencies are religiously permissible.

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UK: GSO Halal Training and HHIC 2018 – London 2 May 2018

| 09/04/2018 | Reply
UK: GSO Halal Training and HHIC 2018 – London 2 May 2018

The Halal Food Authority in collaboration with the Emirates International Accreditation Centre (EIAC), UAE will be organizing the Halal Academy Training on ‘Gulf Halal Standards’.

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Malaysia should leverage on growing Halal Industry globally

| 09/04/2018 | Reply
Malaysia should leverage on growing Halal Industry globally

Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) assistant governor Marzunisham Omar said Malaysia should leverage on its first mover advantage in being a global halal hub.

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Malaysia’s Halal Industry Champions recognised at the 2018 Halal Excellence Awards

| 06/04/2018 | Reply
Malaysia’s Halal Industry Champions recognised at the 2018 Halal Excellence Awards

Eight individuals, institutions and companies were recipients of the 2018 Halal Excellence Awards in appreciation for their outstanding achievements in the global Halal industry.

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Brunei: Pacific-wide trade deal could bring $1B to Brunei businesses

| 05/04/2018 | Reply
Brunei: Pacific-wide trade deal could bring $1B to Brunei businesses

Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), countries in the Americas are eyeing Brunei as a potential gateway for the Asian exports markets.

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Russia: The International forum ‘Halal and eco-food market’ takes place in Moscow on April 25-26

| 29/03/2018 | Reply
Russia: The International forum ‘Halal and eco-food market’ takes place in Moscow on April 25-26

The agenda includes certification issues, export to Emirates and Gulf countries, sales in retail and HoReCa. It also involves Islamic finance and investments issues.

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USA: I Heart Halal™ announces first-ever Halal Lifestyle Festival in America

| 29/03/2018 | Reply
USA: I Heart Halal™ announces first-ever Halal Lifestyle Festival in America

I Heart Halal will feature three full days of sights, sounds and events appealing to people who want to experience the Halal lifestyle, at Navy Pier, Chicago.

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Brazil is working hard to keep access to meat products on Saudi Arabia’s market

| 28/03/2018 | Reply
Brazil is working hard to keep access to meat products on Saudi Arabia’s market

One of the issues addressed at the meeting was the Halal slaughter in Brazil.

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Retaj Hotels and Hospitality group expands to Asia

| 27/03/2018 | Reply
Retaj Hotels and Hospitality group expands to Asia

Taj Hana and Retaj Group’s unique Halal tourism offering will make a “significant difference in the hospitality style of East Asia”.

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Malaysia: Foreigners at MIHAS 2018 open up opportunities for locals

| 27/03/2018 | Reply
Malaysia: Foreigners at MIHAS 2018 open up opportunities for locals

MIHAS 2018, scheduled to be held on April 4-7, 2018 at the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre, is a component of World Halal Week 2018.

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Philippines: DTI identifies 3 trending global consumer products for 2018

| 27/03/2018 | Reply
Philippines: DTI identifies 3 trending global consumer products for 2018

Organic, halal and kosher products are the trio of consumer goods opening up new opportunities for exporters whose goods have been certified by recognized certifying bodies.

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Malaysia: Zahid backs HDC slaughterhouse plan in Bagan Datuk

| 27/03/2018 | Reply
Malaysia: Zahid backs HDC slaughterhouse plan in Bagan Datuk

Bagan Datuk area has the potential for a slaughterhouse and feedlot site because it is easily accessible, as well as near Port Klang allowing for the import of cows from Darwin, Australia.

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Global Halal Expo India 2018 located with India Foodex 2018

| 20/03/2018 | Reply
Global Halal Expo India 2018 located with India Foodex 2018

Alongside the 10th India Foodex 2018 and 10th AgriTech India 2018 event series, they are launching a new vertical “Global Halal Expo India 2018” which will highlight foods based on Halal system.

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Malaysia: World Halal Week 2018 to reinforce Halal Industry into an Islamic Economic Pillar

| 16/03/2018 | Reply
Malaysia: World Halal Week 2018 to reinforce Halal Industry into an Islamic Economic Pillar

Globally, there is a rapidly growing interest in Halal products and the Halal industry in general as countries begin to realize the potential of the industry.

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Malaysia: International Sourcing Programme at MIHAS 2018

| 15/03/2018 | Reply
Malaysia: International Sourcing Programme at MIHAS 2018

INSP MIHAS 2018 act as the best platform to gather the international buyers and Malaysian companies for Halal brands to penetrate the global market.

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