Category: Turkey

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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Hunger games: Turkey eyes leading Middle East role through halal industry

| 01/12/2018 | Reply
Hunger games: Turkey eyes leading Middle East role through halal industry

“Since Turkey has a customs union with the EU, its technical abilities, training facilities and know-how on standardization is far greater than any other [Muslim] country.”

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Turkey: Halal business world gather in Istanbul

| 30/11/2018 | Reply
Turkey: Halal business world gather in Istanbul

With the theme of “Halal and Healthy Life: Awareness and Sustainability”, the summit focuses on standardization, halal food, halal slaughtering, halal medicine, halal tourism, and halal finance.

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Turkey: Erdogan calls on Islamic countries to trade in national currencies

| 30/11/2018 | Reply
Turkey: Erdogan calls on Islamic countries to trade in national currencies

In order to reduce the risks of the international monetary system, dominated by a single currency, Turkey once again called upon the OIC countries to use national currencies in trade.

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Spain: Junta Islámica and SMIIC sign a Cooperation Agreement

| 28/11/2018 | Reply
Spain: Junta Islámica and SMIIC sign a Cooperation Agreement

Junta Islámica becomes one of the two Islamic Religious Communities in the world that have an agreement of these characteristics with SMIIC.

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OIC: Global halal market grows with migration, expected to hit $7 trillion in 3 years

| 28/11/2018 | Reply
OIC: Global halal market grows with migration, expected to hit $7 trillion in 3 years

The number of participating countries increases day by day in the OIC Halal Expo, which will be attended by representatives from more than 80 countries.

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Turkey: LeShow Istanbul-2019 Int’l Fashion Fair 24-26 January 2019

| 26/11/2018 | Reply
Turkey: LeShow Istanbul-2019 Int’l Fashion Fair 24-26 January 2019

Islamic Fashion & Design Council (IFDC) Chairwoman, Alia Khan is invited to be the “Special Guest” and “Int’l Brand Ambassador” to LeShow Istanbul-2019.

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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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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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Turkey: 1st SMIIC Accreditation Council Meeting

| 04/03/2018 | Reply
Turkey: 1st SMIIC Accreditation Council Meeting

The First Meeting of the Management of SMIIC Accreditation Council (AC) was held in ?stanbul, Republic of Turkey on 26-27 February 2018 and hosted by SMIIC General Secretariat.

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Turkey: World Halal Summit 2017 highlighted prospects for rapidly growing Global Halal Market

| 05/12/2017 | Reply
Turkey: World Halal Summit 2017 highlighted prospects for rapidly growing Global Halal Market

Pointing out that livestock products, meat and poultry come to the fore in halal food, Ete said halal food certification is important for products containing additives.

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Turkey: Muslim states urged to compete for $4B halal market

| 25/11/2017 | Reply
Turkey: Muslim states urged to compete for $4B halal market

High-level speakers from more than 80 countries will discuss issues surrounding halal food, pharmacy and medicine as well as Islamic finance, tourism and textiles until Saturday.

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Turkey: Qatar Economy minister calls for joint Islamic market

| 25/11/2017 | Reply
Turkey: Qatar Economy minister calls for joint Islamic market

The minister said that the meeting was taking place at a time of risky geopolitical climate and regional developments that require Islamic countries to unite and enhance trade and investment ties.

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Istanbul hosts World Halal Summit

| 25/11/2017 | Reply
Istanbul hosts World Halal Summit

It was noted that Halal food market of Turkey amounts to $5 billion, which doubles per year. By the end of this year, the halal food market of Turkey is expected to reach $30 billion.

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Turkey seeks to get $400B share in global halal sector

| 21/11/2017 | Reply
Turkey seeks to get $400B share in global halal sector

“With our government’s policies and the efforts of the private sector, we can raise our share of the global halal market to 10 percent — $400 billion in a short period of time.”

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Turkey to issue halal visa, become approval center for world halal market

| 21/11/2017 | Reply
Turkey to issue halal visa, become approval center for world halal market

Halal Accreditation Authority (HAK), which was established last month, will be launched at the OIC Halal Expo and World Halal Summit 23-25 November 2017 in Istanbul.

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Istanbul gets ready for World Halal Summit, Halal Expo

| 14/11/2017 | Reply
Istanbul gets ready for World Halal Summit, Halal Expo

Conferences and workshops titled “Islamic Finance”, “Halal Food Industry”, “Islamic Tourism”, “Hajj and Umrah”, “Halal Medicine, Pharma and Chemistry”, “Islamic Life and Halal Textile” will be held in the expo.

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Turkey and Qatar: Behind the strategic alliance

| 26/10/2017 | Reply
Turkey and Qatar: Behind the strategic alliance

The third meeting of Turkey-Qatar Supreme Strategic Committee kicked off in Istanbul on Tuesday.

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Turkey seeks to become key player in halal food sector

| 24/10/2017 | Reply
Turkey seeks to become key player in halal food sector

“We believe that when the problem of legislation — one of the problems of the halal food sector — is solved, our country will be one of the key actors in the global halal market,” head of the Anatolian Businessmen’s Association.

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Qatar investments expand in Turkey following Arab boycott

| 20/10/2017 | Reply
Qatar investments expand in Turkey following Arab boycott

Qatar is believed to be doubling its investments in Turkey in 2018 to amount to $20 billion by injecting new investments worth $19 billion; in addition to the existing $18 billion investments in various fields.

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