Category: Turkey

Modanisa targets first Turkish unicorn status with Muslim womenswear

| 19/09/2019
Modanisa targets first Turkish unicorn status with Muslim womenswear

The business has tapped into a global market of Muslim consumers with growing purchasing power.

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Clean label trend: Why food safety is most important aspect for Middle East consumers

| 11/09/2019
Clean label trend: Why food safety is most important aspect for Middle East consumers

Clean label is a consumer driven movement, demanding a return to real food and transparency through authenticity. Food products containing natural, familiar, simple ingredients that are easy to recognize, understand, and pronounce. No artificial ingredients or synthetic chemicals. Products consumers recognise and think of as wholesome—ingredients that consumers might use at home. One major retailer […]

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Malaysia, Turkey to boost bilateral trade to US$5b over next five years

| 11/09/2019
Malaysia, Turkey to boost bilateral trade to US$5b over next five years

Malaysia and Turkey are working on widening the trade relationship in areas such as defence, technology, food and services, as well as electronics.

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Turkey: New editions of OIC/SMIIC Halal Standards

| 09/08/2019
Turkey: New editions of OIC/SMIIC Halal Standards

SMIIC has published the latest editions of the OIC/SMIIC halal standards upon the completion of a comprehensive revision process. They are described in this article.

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Opinion: ‘Turkey was the saviour of Muslim Ummah’ – Malaysian PM

| 27/07/2019 | Reply
Opinion: ‘Turkey was the saviour of Muslim Ummah’ – Malaysian PM

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir bin Mohamad said the cooperation between the two countries will help to relieve the Muslim Ummah from being subjugated.

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Opinion: The doner kebab, an unlikely symbol of European identity

| 18/05/2019 | Reply
Opinion: The doner kebab, an unlikely symbol of European identity

Has the doner kebab become a political issue in Europe? While the idea might seem humorous, this is a serious question.

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Opinion: What is modest fashion and why is it becoming mainstream?

| 23/04/2019 | Reply
Opinion: What is modest fashion and why is it becoming mainstream?

A quick search of modest fashion on Google produces around 149m results, while Pinterest UK reports that searches for the term are up 500 per cent since the beginning of 2019.

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Turkey: Modanisa Istanbul Modest Fashion Week

| 23/04/2019 | Reply
Turkey: Modanisa Istanbul Modest Fashion Week

Modanisa Istanbul Modest Fashion Week officially opened its doors on Saturday, 20 April, to showcase an array of home-grown and international talent including Halima Aden, Rabia Z, Dian Pelangi, Till We Cover and many others.

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Turkey: Istanbul Modest Fashion Week (IMFW)

| 17/04/2019 | Reply
Turkey: Istanbul Modest Fashion Week (IMFW)

This weekend, Istanbul will play host to leading modest fashion designers, influencers, buyers and tastemakers from around the world.

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Turkey: Modanisa’s Modest Fashion Week to be held in Istanbul , 20-21 April 2019

| 21/03/2019 | Reply
Turkey: Modanisa’s Modest Fashion Week to be held in Istanbul , 20-21 April 2019

Twenty-two fashion shows will be taking place at IMFW, featuring an exciting mix of established and emerging labels from Turkey and abroad, also debuting their new Ramadan collections

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Model Halima Aden Is Launching Her Own Collection of 27 Headscarves With Modanisa

| 20/03/2019 | Reply
Model Halima Aden Is Launching Her Own Collection of 27 Headscarves With Modanisa

She explained to Paper last month, “I’m focused on the next generation. I want to one day see a hijabi at the Met Gala. I want to see a hijabi being a lead actress.

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Turkish halal agency receives demand for accreditation, training from abroad

| 04/03/2019 | Reply
Turkish halal agency receives demand for accreditation, training from abroad

Institutions from a number of countries from Spain to Kosovo and from Russia to Croatia have applied to Turkey’s Halal Accreditation Agency (HAK) for accreditation.

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Turkey’s conservative social media icons becoming successful businesswomen

| 23/02/2019 | Reply
Turkey’s conservative social media icons becoming successful businesswomen

Islamic fashion is a huge industry; there are more than 300,000 Turkish accounts on Instagram alone that provide advice and tips on wearing the hijab.

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Report: Sustainable Tourism Policy Recommendations Developed for OIC Countries

| 13/02/2019 | Reply
Report: Sustainable Tourism Policy Recommendations Developed for OIC Countries

DinarStandard and COMCEC released “Sustainable Destination Management Strategies In The OIC Member Countries” at the 13th Meeting of the COMCEC Tourism Working Group.

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Turkey: Modanisa announces dates for 2nd edition of Istanbul Modest Fashion Week

| 28/01/2019 | Reply
Turkey: Modanisa announces dates for 2nd edition of Istanbul Modest Fashion Week

Three years after hosting the inaugural Modest Fashion Week, Istanbul is set to stage its second major international event dedicated to modest dressing.

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Turkey’s first Halal tourism workshop to create ‘common global language’

| 26/01/2019 | Reply
Turkey’s first Halal tourism workshop to create ‘common global language’

The workshop will analyze the opportunities for halal tourism in Turkey, as well as the country’s strength and weaknesses.

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Turkey’s Modanisa sells minority stake to Goldman Sachs

| 15/01/2019 | Reply
Turkey’s Modanisa sells minority stake to Goldman Sachs

The Turkey-based company will use the funds to drive its global expansion with plans to open an office in London this year to oversee its North American and European operations.

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Opinion: Halal Certification for Global Markets

| 07/01/2019 | Reply
Opinion: Halal Certification for Global Markets

An overview on Halal standards, certification and accreditation since 2010. 2019 will be seeing the growth in accreditation and hopefully also harmonisation of standards in various regions.

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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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Turkey: OIC Halal Expo in Istanbul attracts 40,000 visitors

| 05/12/2018 | Reply
Turkey: OIC Halal Expo in Istanbul attracts 40,000 visitors

Some 40,000 visitors from 80 countries attended this year’s Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Halal Expo, organized under the auspices of the Turkish Presidency.

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