Category: Asia

Halal certification system: Lack of global alignment increases costs for food firms

| 08/11/2018 | Reply
Halal certification system: Lack of global alignment increases costs for food firms

Can Halal Certification and Accreditation achieve a successful regulatory alignment that other food industries have achieved over the years?

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State of the Global Islamic Economy Report 2018/19

| 07/11/2018 | Reply
State of the Global Islamic Economy Report 2018/19

Launched at the recent GIES 2018 you can now download your free issue of the State of the Global Islamic Economy Report 2018/19 here. The only Report that gives you the facts and figures for the Halal Industry worldwide, a must have for anyone in the business. Description   The State of the Global Islamic […]

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‘International Halal Accreditation Forum’ In Singapore Discusses Halal Trade Promotion

| 01/11/2018 | Reply
‘International Halal Accreditation Forum’ In Singapore Discusses Halal Trade Promotion

The forum, which discussed a range of topics on its agenda, aims to promote the halal industry and support the global trade in halal products.

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Indonesia calls to establish standard for halal products in Asean

| 17/10/2018 | Reply
Indonesia calls to establish standard for halal products in Asean

At the meeting, Indonesia reiterated its commitment to supporting efforts to intensify food resilience and security in the ASEAN region.

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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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Opinion: As Brexit looms UK food & drink exporters should look to China and the UAE

| 03/10/2018 | Reply
Opinion: As Brexit looms UK food & drink exporters should look to China and the UAE

British exporters are also increasingly capitalising on the demand for healthier products in the UAE.

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India’s only Halal beauty brand focuses on domestic expansion after raising $3m in funding

| 03/10/2018 | Reply
India’s only Halal beauty brand focuses on domestic expansion after raising $3m in funding

Iba Halal Care, India’s only Halal-certified cosmetics brand, has raised $3m in Series-A funding to tackle expansion plans in the nation’s burgeoning sector.

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Malaysia: CIMB, partners eye 5-10pc financing from China halal market

| 30/09/2018 | Reply
Malaysia: CIMB, partners eye 5-10pc financing from China halal market

“The CIMB Asean-China Corridor also aims to leverage on the growing trade flow along the existing halal corridor, particularly as China’s halal sector is expected to reach US$2 trillion by 2021.”

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Bangladesh: Export of halal food – The compliance factor

| 24/09/2018 | Reply
Bangladesh: Export of halal food – The compliance factor

The difficulties impeding export of halal meat from Bangladesh are, for the most part, related to cattle rearing in disease-free locations and the processes involved in the pre- and post-slaughter stages.

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Indonesia: Govt to complete roadmap for shari’a economy later this year

| 22/09/2018 | Reply
Indonesia: Govt to complete roadmap for shari’a economy later this year

The roadmap will focus on the comprehensive development of the halal domestic industry.

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Opinion: The Sharia’ah Rulings regarding Labelling a Haraam Product as Halaal

| 19/09/2018 | Reply
Opinion: The Sharia’ah Rulings regarding Labelling a Haraam Product as Halaal

Issuing a Halaal certificate for products which have names containing that which is commonly known to be Haraam.

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All-natural halal beauty brand Al-Hur Beauty launches in Malaysia

| 10/09/2018 | 2 Replies
All-natural halal beauty brand Al-Hur Beauty launches in Malaysia

Al-Hur Beauty is currently available through 5 stockists, independent stockists, as well as their own internal sales team.

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Philippines: DOST-supported Halal center building set to open

| 03/09/2018 | Reply
Philippines: DOST-supported Halal center building set to open

If you were a food manufacturer, you would be crazy to not put your mind and wallet in the consistently ballooning trade of halal foods across the world.

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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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Malaysia: Jakim expects 10pct increase in halal exports

| 27/08/2018 | Reply
Malaysia:  Jakim expects 10pct increase in halal exports

The Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim) is expecting an increase of 10 per cent in halal exports this year from RM45 billion in 2017.

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Halal certification keeps Japan linked to Southeast Asian supply chains

| 23/08/2018 | Reply
Halal certification keeps Japan linked to Southeast Asian supply chains

Two of Japan’s biggest transport companies, Nippon Express and Yusen Logistics, have taken a step toward growing their business in Southeast Asia by gaining Halal certification for shipping goods in compliance with Islamic law.

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Opinion: The economic impact of Eid al-Adha and the $400 billion Halal food market

| 22/08/2018 | Reply
Opinion: The economic impact of Eid al-Adha and the $400 billion Halal food market

The story of Eid al-Adha is the biblical story of Abraham and his willingness to sacrifice his son to God. Before Abraham could sacrifice his child, God provided him with a ram instead.

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Singapore: Pharma Forum – Sales & Marketing Innovation

| 21/08/2018 | Reply
Singapore: Pharma Forum – Sales & Marketing Innovation

HALAL will be one of the main discussion points as the pharma industry is slowly moving towards providing the wide public with HALAL certified pharmaceuticals.

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BioCell Collagen® Offers Scientific Session at Vitafoods Singapore

| 21/08/2018 | Reply
BioCell Collagen® Offers Scientific Session at Vitafoods Singapore

BioCell Collagen® is available in a Halal version certified to Malaysian Standard 1500 (MS 1500) by the Halal Quality Control/ Halal Certification Germany.

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China to open halal bio-gelatine manufacturing plant in Melaka

| 21/08/2018 | Reply
China to open halal bio-gelatine manufacturing plant in Melaka

Gansu Amin Bio Halal Gelatine Co Ltd (Aminbio), the largest halal gelatine company in China’s Gansu province is set to open a bio-gelatine manufacturing plant in Melaka.

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