Category: Russia

CIS: Lack of standardisation poses problems for halal industry in CIS, notes conference

| 05/09/2019
CIS: Lack of standardisation poses problems for halal industry in CIS, notes conference

Private companies frequently work without accreditation certificates and several organisations issuing them are not registered legal entities.

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Russia: In sluggish Russian economy, Halal sees growth

| 23/07/2019 | Reply
Russia: In sluggish Russian economy, Halal sees growth

Ever more producers are catering for the domestic Muslim community, which accounts for around 15 percent of Russia’s population and is set to expand.

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CIS countries keen to tap Malaysia’s expertise in halal products

| 12/07/2019 | Reply
CIS countries keen to tap Malaysia’s expertise in halal products

Businesses from the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) which represents former Soviet Union’s countries, are keen to tap into Malaysia’s expertise in the halal market.

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Tatarstan exporters asking for compensation: “Crossing the border, our halal becomes not halal”

| 06/05/2019 | Reply
Tatarstan exporters asking for compensation: “Crossing the border, our halal becomes not halal”

“On the shelves of our stores, we see more pastel colours, because we associate it with natural products. China should have bright, ultra-bright colours.”

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Entrepreneur development minister starts working visit to Russia’s Tatarstan

| 24/04/2019 | Reply
Entrepreneur development minister starts working visit to Russia’s Tatarstan

He will represent the government at the 11th International Economic Summit themed “Russia — Islamic World: Kazan Summit 2019” during the period held under the patronage of the President of Tatarstan.

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Russia: World Halal Day 2019 to be celebrated in Samara

| 28/01/2019 | Reply
Russia: World Halal Day 2019 to be celebrated in Samara

Investment, trade, infrastructure, livelihood and tourist attraction in the Volga region together with the International Association of Islamic Business (IAIB

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Azerbaijani companies expand business ties with Saudi Arabia

| 28/12/2018 | Reply
Azerbaijani companies expand business ties with Saudi Arabia

Azerbaijan Export & Investment Promotion Foundation organized an export mission to Riyadh, capital city of Saudi Arabia, to promote Azerbaijani local products under the Made in Azerbaijan brand .

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Putin ratifies interim agreement on EAEU-Iran free trade zone

| 30/11/2018 | Reply
Putin ratifies interim agreement on EAEU-Iran free trade zone

Vladimir Putin has signed a law ratifying a temporary agreement on formation of a free trade zone between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and the Islamic Republic of Iran.

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Chechen Republic, Brunei to begin cooperation in various sectors

| 31/08/2018 | Reply
Chechen Republic, Brunei to begin cooperation in various sectors

Since the population of Chechnya is 100 per cent Muslim, they can offer Islamic and halal tourism to the Brunei market. During discussions with DARe, they also put forward their interest in developing Halal cosmetics

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Russian meat giants drive up halal exports

| 23/05/2018 | Reply
Russian meat giants drive up halal exports

So far, Russia has mainly exported Halal poultry, but exports may soon expand to beef supplied abroad, primarily from Russian agricultural holding Miratorg.

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MoU with Tatarstan Investment Development Agency at Kazan Summit 2018

| 13/05/2018 | Reply
MoU with Tatarstan Investment Development Agency at Kazan Summit 2018

The new MoU will help open up investment opportunities and the potential for sustainable growth of sharia-compliant products and services.

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Russia: Halfood & Ecogoods 2018 post event Report

| 08/05/2018 | Reply
Russia: Halfood & Ecogoods 2018 post event Report

Over one hundred companies from different regions of Russia, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, as well as specially invited companies from Syria and Indonesia participated.

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Central Asia countries to increase exports of halal products

| 30/04/2018 | Reply
Central Asia countries to increase exports of halal products

Kyrgyzstan is preparing to launch a pilot project of voluntary certification and labeling of products and services for compliance with halal standards.

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Russia International Halal Medical Forum

| 19/04/2018 | Reply
Russia International Halal Medical Forum

Russia International Halal Medical Forum will be held in the framework of the International Congress-Exhibition Russian Halal Expo-2018.

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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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Russia: Halfood 2018 will announce awards for best Halal and Eco products of the year

| 19/03/2018 | Reply
Russia: Halfood 2018 will announce awards for best Halal and Eco products of the year

The key competition of the Exhibition is “Best halal product” Contest. The contest is held among halal food producers and will includes 14 nominations.

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Russia: Halal and Eco are Millenials’ Choice

| 23/02/2018 | Reply
Russia: Halal and Eco are Millenials’ Choice

The Expo will combine two key salons – Halfood® salon for halal and healthy food and Ecogoods® Salon for eco-friendly goods and services of non-food category.

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GulfTIC Global network of companies at the forefront of Halal certification and compliance

| 06/02/2018 | Reply
GulfTIC Global network of companies at the forefront of Halal certification and compliance

The word ‘Halal’ has now become a new brand in the world, not only in the worldwide discussions at various forums and expos, but this is also proven by the growing Halal market in many countries.

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Russia: Moscow Halal Expo exhibition rebranded to HALFOOD brand

| 02/02/2018 | Reply
Russia: Moscow Halal Expo exhibition rebranded to HALFOOD brand

On April 25-26 2018 the 9th International Exhibition of Halal Products “Moscow Halal Expo” (HALFOOD 2018) — will be held at the Crocus Expo International Exhibition Centre in Moscow.

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UAE: DIEDC to Enhance Cooperation in Islamic Economy With RIW Group

| 15/01/2018 | Reply
UAE: DIEDC to Enhance Cooperation in Islamic Economy With RIW Group

Group of Strategic Vision ‘Russia – Islamic World’ (RIW Group) to exchange expertise and best practices in the field of Islamic economy with the Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre.

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