Category: Japan

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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Japan: Halal Chef’s training course for Japanese cuisine

| 29/05/2015 | Reply
Japan: Halal Chef’s training course for Japanese cuisine

Japan is heating up its motive to welcome Muslim tourists and to double the number of visitors by 2020 is the aim of the ministry.

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Plenty of room for halal market share in Japan

| 31/03/2015 | Reply
Plenty of room for halal market share in Japan

Japan’s growing interest in halal-related businesses has led the country to look to Malaysia as a gateway to access the over two billion Muslim market.

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Japan’s halal food funds meet strong investor interest

| 25/02/2015 | Reply
Japan’s halal food funds meet strong investor interest

Japan, a country that is currently pursuing a foray into the global halal industry, is experiencing strong interest for the country’s first-ever halal fund.

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UAE: High-level Japanese trade team visits UAE

| 24/02/2015 | Reply
UAE: High-level Japanese trade team visits UAE

The 65-member delegation expressed their keenness to know more about Halal economy and appreciated Al Islami’s efforts towards building a strong Halal economy in the region.

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Halal tourism Japan

| 03/11/2014 | Reply
Halal tourism Japan

Tourism to Japan is being heavily promoted in mainly-Muslim Southeast Asia, where visa requirements were relaxed in 2013 for Malaysia and Thailand.

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Singapore, a leading player in Muslim tourism

| 28/10/2014 | Reply
Singapore, a leading player in Muslim tourism

The potential of the global Muslim tourism industry has not gone unnoticed in Singapore, where companies can capitalise on Muslim customs to tap these opportunities.

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Chiba to be gateway for Malaysian Halal products into Japan

| 21/10/2014 | Reply
Chiba to be gateway for Malaysian Halal products into Japan

However, the Japanese government has requested an undertaking and guarantee on the status of the bird flu epidemic in Malaysia.

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Japan: Major halal-food expo planned to help make Japan more friendly to Muslim tourists

| 26/09/2014 | Reply
Japan: Major halal-food expo planned to help make Japan more friendly to Muslim tourists

In response to a recent surge in Muslim tourists, a major halal-themed international expo will be held in Chiba Prefecture in November.

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Japanese airline caterer receives Halal kitchen cert

| 26/09/2014 | Reply
Japanese airline caterer receives Halal kitchen cert

A LEADING airline caterer in Tokyo, TFK Corporation, has received halal certification for its halal kitchen, becoming another example of how the travel industry is paying more attention to the growing Muslim market.

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Japan: MOU signed to promote Halal exports with Malaysia

| 17/08/2014 | Reply
Japan: MOU signed to promote Halal exports with Malaysia

Halal Development Foundation Japan and Penang Halal Hub Development Malaysia sign a MOU for mutual cooperation to promote exports.

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Japan enters global halal market with food exports, Muslim tourism

| 16/08/2014 | Reply
Japan enters global halal market with food exports, Muslim tourism

The country plans to massively increase its halal food exports to Muslim countries in Southeast Asia, as well to the Middle East, and focus on Halal tourism.

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Japan Halal Summit 2014 paves the way for Halal in Japan

| 11/08/2014 | Reply
Japan Halal Summit 2014 paves the way for Halal in Japan

The Japan Halal Summit served as a first step to present accurate halal information to Japanese companies and government organizations.

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Japan sees gold in Muslim tourism

| 04/08/2014 | Reply
Japan sees gold in Muslim tourism

Muslim visitors to Japan are expected to reach one million a year by 2020, triple the 2013 level, as it further opens up to tourists.

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Japan: Halal certification offers big opportunities

| 04/08/2014 | Reply
Japan: Halal certification offers big opportunities

“We’d like to create ‘one halal standard,’ which is the best halal certification in Japan, to ensure it will be accepted in every Muslim country.”

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Malaysian Halal Exports Can Be Increased By Strengthening Trade Hub

| 02/08/2014 | Reply
Malaysian Halal Exports Can Be Increased By Strengthening Trade Hub

“The industry is still not crowded and firms must grab the opportunities not only as manufacturers but also as trading companies.”

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Halal tourism takes off in Japan

| 09/07/2014 | Reply
Halal tourism takes off in Japan

Prayer rooms, hijabs made from local silk and even halal-certified whale meat are appearing in Japan as tourism bosses wake up to the demand from Muslim travellers.

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Japan: Soy sauce maker shifts focus through halal certification

| 19/05/2014 | Reply
Japan: Soy sauce maker shifts focus through halal certification

In order to learn about production line management, 11 employees were sent to Japanese food company factories in Malaysia in February.

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Malaysia: HDC Signs Agreement With Kumamoto City Of Japan

| 10/04/2014 | Reply
Malaysia:  HDC Signs Agreement With Kumamoto City Of Japan

HDC today signed a memorandum of agreement with Kumamoto City of Japan and A-Commerce to develop halal industries in both countries.

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Japan: Halal certified skin care Made in Japan

| 07/04/2014 | 1 Reply
Japan: Halal certified skin care Made in Japan

MYYUKI Company Limited has gained Halal certification from JAKIM via Japan Halal Association (Osaka, Japan) for their BLACK PAINT Skin Care’s manufacturing factory and products.

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