Category: Islamic Economy

Global peace impossible without fair deal for the poor, says IDB President

| 31/10/2013 | Reply
Global peace impossible without fair deal for the poor, says IDB President

Mr. Ali, who was speaking in London at the World Islamic Economic Forum, WEF, called for the reform of the global economy in order to rescue the world from the current and future economic turmoil, particular its negative impact on developing countries.

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UAE: UK, Malaysia top in Islamic finance research

| 29/10/2013 | Reply
UAE: UK, Malaysia top in Islamic finance research

The Islamic Finance Development Indicator (IFDI) will be officially launched at the Global Islamic Economy Summit, from November 25 to 26 in Dubai.

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Islamic finance and food sector need convergence

| 27/10/2013 | Reply
Islamic finance and food sector need convergence

Islamic finance has excess liquidity and limited Sharia-compliant investment opportunities; the expanding Halal food sector is under-supplied and in need of capital. So what is stopping these two from working together for their mutual benefit?

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Opinion: Islamic finance and food sector need convergence

| 27/10/2013 | Reply
Opinion:  Islamic finance and food sector need convergence

From the perspective of the Islamic economy, these two sectors clearly belong together, but it will take time and some imaginative, bold moves to bring them closer together.

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Consuming Islam – the Rise of the Halal Economy

| 23/10/2013 | Reply
Consuming Islam – the Rise of the Halal Economy

Those who live by Islam also demand Islamic goods; not just Halal food and headscarves, but Islamic housing, haute couture, banking, education, entertainment, media, consumer goods, and even vacations.

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UAE: Global Islamic Economy Summit in Dubai on November 25 and 26

| 22/10/2013 | Reply
UAE: Global Islamic Economy Summit in Dubai on November 25 and 26

The world’s most innovative leaders of the public and private sector to Dubai to join the discussion at the Global Islamic Economy Summit.

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UAE: European Halal Foods make entry into Dubai

| 22/10/2013 | Reply
UAE: European Halal Foods make entry into Dubai

Dubai FDI, the foreign investment office in the Department of Economic Development (DED), with the Austria Business Center has facilitated the establishment of a European halal foods company in Dubai.

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Opinion: Innovation: Nasa technology… and a prayer mat

| 20/10/2013 | Reply
Opinion: Innovation: Nasa technology… and a prayer mat

The Timez5 physiological prayer mat is a Canadian product sourced from a complex domestic and global supply chain of high performance space age based materials.

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Under-defined, Under-regulated, Under-served…but not Understood

| 11/10/2013 | Reply
Under-defined, Under-regulated, Under-served…but not Understood

The concept of the Islamic Economy is only now starting to take shape. It is full of big numbers, big opportunities, and big gaps in general perception. Dubai is hoping to change all that.

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Global Islamic Economy Video

| 10/10/2013 | Reply
Global Islamic Economy Video

Check out this cool Global Islamic Economy Video, it has some great stats, such as ’60 million new jobs will be needed in the Arab world by 2020′. Food, finance, travel, lifestyle, SME’s and more…Click back and enjoy it.

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UAE: Islamic Economy Award judging panel

| 08/10/2013 | Reply
UAE: Islamic Economy Award judging panel

Held in conjunction with the Global Islamic Economy Summit, which will take place on November 25-26, 2013 at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, the Award will recognize leaders from the Islamic economy.

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Mena hospitality, tourism revving up IT resources

| 07/10/2013 | Reply
Mena hospitality, tourism revving up IT resources

Regional tourism has high growth potential, according to the World Bank, and is especially strong in Gulf countries, with industry growth projected to increase from $ 19.2 billion in 2011 to $ 28.3 billion by 2016,

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UAE: Dubai Islamic Economy Strategy built on 7 pillars

| 07/10/2013 | Reply
UAE: Dubai Islamic Economy Strategy built on 7 pillars

Many of these initiatives have launched already, such as the Dubai Global Sukuk Centre, the Dubai Centre for Islamic Finance, the Global Islamic Economy Summit and Islamic Economy Award.

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UAE: ‘Dubai – World Capital of Islamic Economy’ initiative unveiled

| 06/10/2013 | Reply
UAE: ‘Dubai – World Capital of Islamic Economy’ initiative unveiled

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, today launched the ‘Dubai – Capital of Islamic Economy’ initiative.

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UAE: Dubai to get International Centre for Halal Products by 2014

| 05/10/2013 | Reply
UAE: Dubai to get International Centre for Halal Products by 2014

The Dubai Chamber and Thomson Reuters are also organising the Global Islamic Economy Summit being held on November 25-26, 2013. A team has been assigned to work on Islamic economy studies.

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Malaysia: CIMB Islamic Receives Loan Applications Worth RM100 Million At Halfest 2013

| 05/10/2013 | Reply
Malaysia: CIMB Islamic Receives Loan Applications Worth RM100 Million At Halfest 2013

Applications and leads came from SME entrepreneurs across businesses such as food and beverages, pharmaceuticals and perfumeries.

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Malaysia: F&N to double dairy exports to RM400m in 5 years

| 02/10/2013 | Reply
Malaysia: F&N to double dairy exports to RM400m in 5 years

“Our strategic location within the Selangor Halal Hub will also provide additional thrust to widen our penetration to the global halal markets, which offers exponential growth opportunities with its two billion consumers.”

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UAE: Dubai close to launching Halal certification

| 02/10/2013 | Reply
UAE:  Dubai close to launching Halal certification

Islamic economic experts said a halal certification stemming from Dubai would have a greater effect on global halal trade than existing regulations, which have limited enforceability.

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Shekra gets crowdfunding for Arab SME’s off the ground

| 02/10/2013 | Reply
Shekra gets crowdfunding for Arab SME’s off the ground

INJAZ Al-Arab has signed an MoU with Shekra, a crowd funding solution in Egypt supporting startups education, legalities, funding, mentoring, and monitoring processes, to provide additional funding for MENA start-up companies through crowdfunding.

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UAE: Dubai official says more hotels becoming “alcohol-free”

| 01/10/2013 | 1 Reply
UAE: Dubai official says more hotels becoming “alcohol-free”

Hotels are increasingly choosing to become alcohol-free zones in a bid to tap into the growing, and often lucrative, Islamic market, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry president and CEO Hamad Buamim said.

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