Category: Asia

UAE: Dubai FDI brings Int’l Halal Integrity Alliance to the region

| 03/05/2014 | Reply
UAE: Dubai FDI brings Int’l Halal Integrity Alliance to the region

Dubai FDI will support IHI Alliance in setting up an ‘IHI Alliance Middle East’ chapter, which in turn will support the growth of the local and regional halal industry.

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Govt plans to set up Pakistan Halal Authority to boost exports

| 22/04/2014 | Reply
Govt plans to set up Pakistan Halal Authority to boost exports

Pakistan Halal Authority (PHA) has an objective to promote Halal business keeping in view of its increasing demand in the country and overseas.

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Malaysian, Moroccan institutions team up to promote trade of halal products

| 19/04/2014 | Reply
Malaysian, Moroccan institutions team up to promote trade of halal products

The study tour focused on developing Moroccan exports in the Halal sector for the Malaysian market.

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Malaysia: MIHAS 2014 sales up 21pc to RM966.4 million

| 16/04/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: MIHAS 2014 sales up 21pc to RM966.4 million

The key sectors which attracted strong interest among buyers were beverages, processed and ready-to-eat products, frozen food, seasoning and spices.

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Pakistan: HAP incorporated in SECP

| 16/04/2014 | Reply
Pakistan:  HAP incorporated in SECP

Halal Products and Services Association of Pakistan has been incorporated in the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan under the Companies Ordinance.

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Opinion: Halal food and lifestyle sectors to grow to $2.47 trillion by 2018

| 15/04/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Halal food and lifestyle sectors to grow to $2.47 trillion by 2018

DinarStandard (DS) recently released the State of the Global Islamic Economy Report, in partnership with Thomson Reuters.

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Malaysia: MIHAS 2014 Generates RM400 Million In Sales

| 12/04/2014 | Reply
Malaysia:  MIHAS 2014 Generates RM400 Million In Sales

MIHAS 2014 attracted 14,500 visitors in the first three days of the exhibition compared to 10,400 visitors in the same period last year.

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Malaysia: Pledge to fill 80 percent gap in global halal food supply

| 12/04/2014 | Reply
Malaysia:  Pledge to fill 80 percent gap in global halal food supply

Those who attended the conference recognised the scope of food security issues, and pledged a united and integrated appraisal of these issues.

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Malaysia: Halal expo bolsters Malaysia’s status as gateway to Muslim market

| 12/04/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: Halal expo bolsters Malaysia’s status as gateway to Muslim market

The ready availability of Halal products which are produced for export in the country makes it a prime tourist destination for Muslims from other parts of the world.

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Malaysia: HDC plans centres in China, Saudi and Europe

| 11/04/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: HDC plans centres in China, Saudi and Europe

Datuk Seri Jamil Bidin said positive feedback was received from all three countries as they realised the potential of raking in hefty profits.

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Malaysia: HDC Signs Agreement With Kumamoto City Of Japan

| 10/04/2014 | Reply
Malaysia:  HDC Signs Agreement With Kumamoto City Of Japan

HDC today signed a memorandum of agreement with Kumamoto City of Japan and A-Commerce to develop halal industries in both countries.

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Malaysia To Take The Lead In Standardising Halal Certification For Muslim Countries

| 10/04/2014 | Reply
Malaysia To Take The Lead In Standardising Halal Certification For Muslim Countries

Chief Executive Officer Datuk Seri Jamil Bidin said the issue was now being discussed at the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) level.

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Malaysia: Halal Vaccines to be available in 3 years

| 10/04/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: Halal Vaccines to be available in 3 years

A Saudi corporation has invested $100 million in the Halal Industry Development Corporation to produce halal vaccines for meningitis, hepatitis and meningococcal disease.

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USA: Midamar celebrates 40th year of doing business

| 10/04/2014 | Reply
USA: Midamar celebrates 40th year of doing business

Midamar has been doing business in Southeast Asia for decades. They are pleased to be able to celebrate their 40th Anniversary in Singapore at the FHA Exhibition.

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Malaysia: Global market’s annual halal value reaches $2.3 trillion

| 09/04/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: Global market’s annual halal value reaches $2.3 trillion

The 11th MIHAS has opened its doors, and Saudi firms are already holding meetings with Malaysians to import Halal food products.

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Malaysia: World Halal Conference to address global food security concerns

| 07/04/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: World Halal Conference to address global food security concerns

Minister of MITI, Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed is expected to attend the High Level Thought Leadership Panel Discussion.

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Japan: Halal certified skin care Made in Japan

| 07/04/2014 | 1 Reply
Japan: Halal certified skin care Made in Japan

MYYUKI Company Limited has gained Halal certification from JAKIM via Japan Halal Association (Osaka, Japan) for their BLACK PAINT Skin Care’s manufacturing factory and products.

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UAE: RAK offers UAE gateway for Malaysian halal food

| 07/04/2014 | Reply
UAE: RAK offers UAE gateway for Malaysian halal food

The Ras Al-Khaimah (RAK) Free Trade Zone (FTZ) offers ample business environment for Malaysian companies who are actively looking at the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as a gateway.

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Malaysia: 600 people expected to participate in World Halal Conference

| 06/04/2014 | Reply
Malaysia:  600 people expected to participate in World Halal Conference

Panelists are expected to delve into issues such as addressing the prevailing food security concerns and bridging the gap between supply and demand.

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Opinion: The Hunt For Halal

| 06/04/2014 | Reply
Opinion: The Hunt For Halal

With a trillion dollar opportunity available, as nations aspire to become global hubs for the Islamic economy, the Halal industry is not to be ignored.

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