Category: Asia

Brunei a leader in Halal foods

| 12/12/2017 | Reply
Brunei a leader in Halal foods

One of the cornerstones that the Brunei government has towards diversifying their economy is manufacturing Halal products under the brand Brunei Halal Food.

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Brunei: Why MC Biotech chose Brunei

| 12/12/2017 | Reply
Brunei: Why MC Biotech chose Brunei

In recent years Brunei has been keen on developing its life science and pharmaceutical industry, striving to become a vibrant regional hub for export-oriented manufacturing and R&D.

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Philippines now full member of int’l Halal accreditation network

| 09/12/2017 | Reply
Philippines now full member of int’l Halal accreditation network

This is according to the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), when Philippine Accreditation Bureau (PAB), officially signed a full membership agreement with IHAF.

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Pakistan: Halal food authority, PHFA, all set to resume functioning

| 05/12/2017 | Reply
Pakistan: Halal food authority, PHFA, all set to resume functioning

The PHFA’s main purpose is to promote and enhance trade of halal food products to gain share in the international market.

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The Rise of the Muslim Middle Classes

| 30/11/2017 | Reply
The Rise of the Muslim Middle Classes

“So if we ask what the future is going to look like in this new middle-class world, it’s going to be Muslim, it’s going to be female, and it’s going to be urban.”

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Malaysia: Beauty and health entrepreneurs told take advantage of halal cosmetics demand

| 30/11/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: Beauty and health entrepreneurs told take advantage of halal cosmetics demand

Halal cosmetics demand is on the rise, giving opportunities for local beauty and health entrepreneurs to compete in the market.

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UAE receives first shipment of fresh halal meat from Pakistan

| 29/11/2017 | Reply
UAE receives first shipment of fresh halal meat from Pakistan

UAE and Pakistani businessmen signed deals worth nearly $200 million during the Expo Pakistan 2017 which was held in Karachi on November 9-12.

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Opinion: Global Halal food sector set to boom as market grows

| 28/11/2017 | Reply
Opinion: Global Halal food sector set to boom as market grows

Established players are expanding at home and abroad through franchising and multinationals have also made major investments in Muslim-majority markets.

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Hamdan Bin Mohammad honours winners of 5th Islamic Economy award

| 28/11/2017 | Reply
Hamdan Bin Mohammad honours winners of 5th Islamic Economy award

The winners were felicitated at a special ceremony held under the patronage of His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

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UAE leads key sectors in global Islamic economy

| 28/11/2017 | Reply
UAE leads key sectors in global Islamic economy

The Global Islamic Economy Indicator for this year evaluated the health of the Islamic economy ecosystem across more than 73 countries, based on equally weighted key metric categories.

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Opinion: Islamic economy on growth path as consumer demand rises

| 28/11/2017 | Reply
Opinion: Islamic economy on growth path as consumer demand rises

The Islamic economy is on a robust growth trajectory worldwide, according to the State of the Global Islamic Economy Report 2017-2018.

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Malaysia: China’s e-commerce WBL 312 platform to boost halal trade

| 27/11/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: China’s e-commerce WBL 312 platform to boost halal trade

WBL 312, an e-commerce platform, established by Zhongrun Huatong and Tencent Holdings Ltd, is the first fully implemented halal traceability system in the world.

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Opinion: The rise and rise of ‘Halal’ business

| 27/11/2017 | Reply
Opinion: The rise and rise of ‘Halal’ business

Kerim Ture established Modanisa to sell his products. It attracts 100 million visitors annually, has customers in 120 countries, and has no shortage of manufacturers willing to work with it.

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Moscow will open new opportunities for the halal industry development

| 26/11/2017 | Reply
Moscow will open new opportunities for the halal industry development

International Congress-Exhibition RussianHalalExpo-2018 will be held from 26 to 28 April 2018 in Moscow, Russia.

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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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Malaysia’s chicken producers must team up to boost production and exports

| 25/11/2017 | Reply
Malaysia’s chicken producers must team up to boost production and exports

Malaysia is a net exporter of chicken, churning 1.5 million chickens a day worth RM10 billion a year, but only 7 per cent is exported.

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Muslims care more about Halal food than Halal income, says Malaysian minister

| 25/11/2017 | Reply
Muslims care more about Halal food than Halal income, says Malaysian minister

“The concern over halal food and halal labels is paramount. But the similar concerns may not be true when it comes to where the money comes from to buy that halal food,” Dusuki said.

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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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Singapore: Speciality & Fine Food Asia unveils a fresh new look for its second edition

| 24/11/2017 | Reply
Singapore: Speciality & Fine Food Asia unveils a fresh new look for its second edition

Speciality & Fine Food Asia, with a new logo and an updated creative to convey a contemporary, energetic and upbeat feel, will take place from 17-19 July 2018 at Suntec Singapore.

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Malaysia: Visit/Exhibit in the International Halal Village @ MIFB 2018

| 22/11/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: Visit/Exhibit in the International Halal Village @ MIFB 2018

This will serve as a Halal market platform that caters to the needs of the Halal producers, traders and business leaders sourcing for products and looking for partners.

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