Category: Islamic Economy

UAE: Significant untapped growth potential of digital Islamic services

| 15/06/2015 | Reply
UAE: Significant untapped growth potential of digital Islamic services

Deloitte and Noor Telecom in collaboration with DIEDC produce first-ever effort in holistically defining, studying and assessing the global Digital Islamic Economy.

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Dubai Exports, ESMA host conference on halal compliance and opportunities

| 15/06/2015 | Reply
Dubai Exports, ESMA host conference on halal compliance and opportunities

Dubai Exports has been working with local exporters helping them to acquire world class competencies and tap existing and emerging market opportunities.

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UAE: 2nd Global Islamic Economy Summit 2015 (GIES)

| 14/06/2015 | Reply
UAE: 2nd Global Islamic Economy Summit 2015 (GIES)

The summit will be organised by the Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre (DIEDC) and Dubai Chamber in partnership with Thomson Reuters from October 5th – 6th.

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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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UAE: ADIB and Thomson Reuters launch EFICA

| 03/06/2015 | Reply
UAE: ADIB and Thomson Reuters launch EFICA

The 2015 Ethical Finance Innovation Challenge Awards (EFICA), sponsored by Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) and Thomson Reuters, are now open for entries.

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Brunei: A single set of rules needed to boost halal product export

| 02/06/2015 | Reply
Brunei: A single set of rules needed to boost halal product export

“The biggest bottleneck to the growth of Islamic economies like Brunei involves whether or not a certification for Syariah-compliant products is accepted across markets.”

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Bahrain: Islamic Finance and Muslim Lifestyle Sectors Convergence Training Programme

| 21/05/2015 | Reply
Bahrain:  Islamic Finance and Muslim Lifestyle Sectors Convergence Training Programme

BIBF, in partnership with DinarStandard, is launching the world’s first training programme on the Convergence of the Halal Market Economy and Islamic Capital.

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UAE: All cosmetics sold in UAE are ‘halal’ by default: Esma

| 20/05/2015 | Reply
UAE: All cosmetics sold in UAE are ‘halal’ by default: Esma

The UAE’s standardisation body Esma will issue halal mark and certification to foreign companies for their beauty products looking to tap the mass halal market.

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Opinion: Islamic lifestyle – The story has just begun

| 19/05/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Islamic lifestyle – The story has just begun

Shariah products and services are an integral part of global economy and are poised to grow with the rise in population.

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UAE: Dubai’s Islamic Economy Award open for Submissions

| 18/05/2015 | Reply
UAE: Dubai’s Islamic Economy Award open for Submissions

The Global Islamic Economy Award highlights most significant achievements in Islamic economy. Award submissions will close 31 July 2015.

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Commodity Speculation: Halal Sector Responsibility

| 06/05/2015 | Reply
Commodity Speculation: Halal Sector Responsibility

There is talk about Halal market values, and about developing a Halal economy. In order to make any significant steps in this direction, there has to be a move to end these unacceptable speculative practices.

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The Islamic Perspective on Food Commodity Speculation

| 05/05/2015 | Reply
The Islamic Perspective on Food Commodity Speculation

World Halal Summit: The Need for Specialist Halal Sector Scholars and the Islamic Perspective on Food Commodity Speculation.

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Indonesian govt urges strategic alliance to develop sharia economy

| 01/05/2015 | Reply
Indonesian govt urges strategic alliance to develop sharia economy

The Indonesian government is encouraging various sides to form a strong strategic alliance to develop sharia economy, to contribute to the national economy.

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Dubai approves new Islamic economy initiatives

| 21/04/2015 | Reply
Dubai approves new Islamic economy initiatives

Shaikh Hamdan approves the initiatives proposed by the board of the Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre.

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Some Banks Win, Some Lose In Dubai’s “Islamic Economy”

| 19/04/2015 | Reply
Some Banks Win, Some Lose In Dubai’s “Islamic Economy”

Dubai’s drive to develop its Islamic finance sector is fuelling growth of sharia-compliant banking but the benefits are unevenly distributed.

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UAE: From film to fashion, Dubai bids to be creative capital for Arab world

| 14/04/2015 | Reply
UAE: From film to fashion, Dubai bids to be creative capital for Arab world

Move over, Cairo, Beirut and Casablanca. Dubai is launching a drive to become one of the Arab world’s top centres for art, design, film and fashion – areas that have traditionally been dominated by old Arab cities outside the Gulf.

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Opinion: Is halal only a religious product?

| 06/04/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Is halal only a religious product?

Today, in the bigger picture: Muslims do not control or own of the halal food supply chain, hence, integrity issues have been slowly cropping at all the streams.

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UAE: DIAC Participates in World Halal Summit in Malaysia

| 06/04/2015 | Reply
UAE: DIAC Participates in World Halal Summit in Malaysia

A delegation from Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) recently visited Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia to attend and speak at the World Halal Summit (WHS) 2015.

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Unveiling Key Topics and Speakers in World Halal Summit 2015

| 27/03/2015 | Reply
Unveiling Key Topics and Speakers in World Halal Summit 2015

12th Malaysia International Halal Showcase (MIHAS), and six focused forums – is scheduled to be held from 30th March to 4th April 2015 at the KLCC in Malaysia.

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Opinion: ‘Islamic Economy is a baseless theory’

| 25/03/2015 | Reply
Opinion: ‘Islamic Economy is a baseless theory’

When Prince Muhammad Al-Faisal, the pioneer of Islamic Banking, was interviewed about Islamic Economy he explained: “What we have today is a baseless theory.”

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