Category: G-20 News

Mahathir Renews Malaysia’s Love Affair With Japan

| 24/11/2018 | Reply
Mahathir Renews Malaysia’s Love Affair With Japan

Malaysia expanded cooperation with Japan in niche industries. These included halal tourism, halal food manufacturing, and Islamic banking and finance.

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Istanbul to host World Halal Summit and Halal Expo

| 23/11/2018 | Reply
Istanbul to host World Halal Summit and Halal Expo

Starting on Nov. 29, some 250 exhibitors are expected to attend the four-day expo in such sectors as food, tourism, and finance.

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OIC countries seek to be dependent on their own Halal vaccines

| 22/11/2018 | Reply
OIC countries seek to be dependent on their own Halal vaccines

Of the 57 OIC member states, only seven are vaccine producers and only a few produce export-quality medicines. Islamic countries need to collaborate on vaccine products.

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Halal food producer industry growing quickly in Canada

| 22/11/2018 | Reply
Halal food producer industry growing quickly in Canada

Four years since its creation, the YegHalal Twitter account now earns more than 30,000 impressions on tweets per month and the Facebook page has a growing audience province-wide.

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X8 Crypotocurrency Gets Halal Certification From Islamic Scholars

| 20/11/2018 | Reply
X8 Crypotocurrency Gets Halal Certification From Islamic Scholars

CCN reported Monday that Islamic scholars have certified Swiss financial technology firm X8 for its digital currency as a form of investment for Muslim investors.

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The global halal trade: Is Belgium the next frontier for Pakistani exports?

| 19/11/2018 | Reply
The global halal trade: Is Belgium the next frontier for Pakistani exports?

“Pakistan is ideally located on this new Halal Silk Road. The overarching objective is to optimize access to the global halal market.”

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Opinion: Men’s ‘modest wear’ set for global boom – experts

| 16/11/2018 | Reply
Opinion: Men’s ‘modest wear’ set for global boom – experts

While women’s modest wear has grabbed plenty of headlines, the concept of contemporary modest clothing for men is still nascent.

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Saudi food exports to rise even as Saudi Foodex 2018 opens

| 14/11/2018 | Reply
Saudi food exports to rise even as Saudi Foodex 2018 opens

Prince Abdulaziz Bin Nawwaf Bin Abdulaziz noted that it is expected that Saudi food exports will jump to the list of non-oil exports over the next five years.

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Italy: Amanah Halal Research Centre Organizes 2nd Global Halal Forum 2018

| 13/11/2018 | Reply
Italy: Amanah Halal Research Centre Organizes 2nd Global Halal Forum 2018

Italy has around 3 million Muslim population (4% of total population) and it also exports a substantial portion of Halal cosmetics and modest fashion to OIC countries”.

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Canada: Halal Expo Canada 2019 Team Meets the Halal Lifestyle Industry Leaders

| 08/11/2018 | Reply
Canada: Halal Expo Canada 2019 Team Meets the Halal Lifestyle Industry Leaders

The participants emphasised the urgent need of creating a platform such as Halal Expo Canada to fulfil the growing demand and provide a vast variety of halal products and services.

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World Halal Day 2018, South Korea , Seoul Nov 1st & 2nd 2018

| 08/11/2018 | Reply
World Halal Day 2018, South Korea , Seoul Nov 1st & 2nd 2018

World Halal Day aims to create an in-depth understanding on Halal and to enhance the industry. It also aims to raise awareness on current issues related to the Halal economy.

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Saudi Arabia: Makkah ideal place to review arbitration of Halal food criteria: OIC chief

| 07/11/2018 | 1 Reply
Saudi Arabia: Makkah ideal place to review arbitration of Halal food criteria: OIC chief

OIC Secretary General Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen asserted that Makkah is the ideal venue to examine and discuss the concepts of arbitration and bolster criteria relevant to Halal food.

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USA: Adnan Durrani, founder and CEO of American Halal Co. Inc.

| 23/10/2018 | Reply
USA: Adnan Durrani, founder and CEO of American Halal Co. Inc.

Durrani’s company is responsible for the Saffron Road brand product line of halal-certified foods that is sold in supermarkets across the U.S.

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Indonesia calls to establish standard for halal products in Asean

| 17/10/2018 | Reply
Indonesia calls to establish standard for halal products in Asean

At the meeting, Indonesia reiterated its commitment to supporting efforts to intensify food resilience and security in the ASEAN region.

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Turkey: Halal Summit & 6th OIC Halal Expo 29th of November – 02nd December 2018.

| 15/10/2018 | Reply
Turkey: Halal Summit & 6th OIC Halal Expo  29th of November – 02nd December 2018.

Under the Auspices of the Presidency of Turkey in cooperation with Standards and Metrology Institute for the Islamic Countries (SMIIC) and Islamic Centre for Development of Trade (ICDT).

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Case Study: Digitising BRF OneFoods’ poultry cold chain in the GCC

| 08/10/2018 | Reply
Case Study: Digitising BRF OneFoods’ poultry cold chain in the GCC

BRF OneFoods, a subsidiary of BRF in Brazil focusing on all global halal food markets, is one of the largest food producers in Brazil.

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Opinion: Bosnia aims to become European centre of halal produce and services

| 03/10/2018 | Reply
Opinion: Bosnia aims to become European centre of halal produce and services

Agency for Halal Quality Certification show that halal-certified products are exported mainly to other countries in the Balkan region with significant Muslim communities.

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Opinion: As Brexit looms UK food & drink exporters should look to China and the UAE

| 03/10/2018 | Reply
Opinion: As Brexit looms UK food & drink exporters should look to China and the UAE

British exporters are also increasingly capitalising on the demand for healthier products in the UAE.

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India’s only Halal beauty brand focuses on domestic expansion after raising $3m in funding

| 03/10/2018 | Reply
India’s only Halal beauty brand focuses on domestic expansion after raising $3m in funding

Iba Halal Care, India’s only Halal-certified cosmetics brand, has raised $3m in Series-A funding to tackle expansion plans in the nation’s burgeoning sector.

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UK gourmet meat start-up Haloodies wants to take on the world

| 03/10/2018 | Reply
UK gourmet meat start-up Haloodies wants to take on the world

Haloodies is the UK’s first halal food brand to gain shelf space in nearly every mainstream supermarket chain.

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