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Opinion: Meet Shelina Janmohamed, Britain’s leading voice on what Muslims want

| 29/11/2018 | Reply
Opinion: Meet Shelina Janmohamed, Britain’s leading voice on what Muslims want

We’ve started to see some interesting communications and products in the marketplace and at least an acceptance that there is a commercial and a brand opportunity.

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Are you aware of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development?

| 29/11/2018 | Reply
Are you aware of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development?

At its heart are the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are an urgent call for action by all countries – developed and developing – in a global partnership.

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Philippines poised to become Asia’s Halal hub to join $3.5 trln market

| 28/11/2018 | Reply
Philippines poised to become Asia’s Halal hub to join $3.5 trln market

Among the incentives include 100% ownership of the business inside the zone and grant of working visas to foreign executives and technicians that are renewable every two years.

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Malaysian Halal firms urged to use Tokyo Olympics as launch pad

| 28/11/2018 | Reply
Malaysian Halal firms urged to use Tokyo Olympics as launch pad

Malaysian halal product companies should capitalise on the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympics by using it as a launch pad to penetrate the halal market in Japan.

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Malaysia, Japan ink halal cooperation pact

| 27/11/2018 | Reply
Malaysia, Japan ink halal cooperation pact

As one of the key initiatives under the memorandum, Malaysia would organise a Halal Expo from Jan 24-26, 2019 in Kuala Lumpur.

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Mahathir Renews Malaysia’s Love Affair With Japan

| 24/11/2018 | Reply
Mahathir Renews Malaysia’s Love Affair With Japan

Malaysia expanded cooperation with Japan in niche industries. These included halal tourism, halal food manufacturing, and Islamic banking and finance.

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OIC countries seek to be dependent on their own Halal vaccines

| 22/11/2018 | Reply
OIC countries seek to be dependent on their own Halal vaccines

Of the 57 OIC member states, only seven are vaccine producers and only a few produce export-quality medicines. Islamic countries need to collaborate on vaccine products.

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X8 Crypotocurrency Gets Halal Certification From Islamic Scholars

| 20/11/2018 | Reply
X8 Crypotocurrency Gets Halal Certification From Islamic Scholars

CCN reported Monday that Islamic scholars have certified Swiss financial technology firm X8 for its digital currency as a form of investment for Muslim investors.

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The global halal trade: Is Belgium the next frontier for Pakistani exports?

| 19/11/2018 | Reply
The global halal trade: Is Belgium the next frontier for Pakistani exports?

“Pakistan is ideally located on this new Halal Silk Road. The overarching objective is to optimize access to the global halal market.”

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Opinion: Men’s ‘modest wear’ set for global boom – experts

| 16/11/2018 | Reply
Opinion: Men’s ‘modest wear’ set for global boom – experts

While women’s modest wear has grabbed plenty of headlines, the concept of contemporary modest clothing for men is still nascent.

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Halal packaging could add value to cosmetics for Muslim

| 13/11/2018 | Reply
Halal packaging could add value to cosmetics for Muslim

Cosmetics manufacturers are starting to turn to Halal packaging to tap into the huge and fast-growing Muslim markets in Asia and around the world.

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Halal industry proposed to be introduced in Kyrgyzstan

| 13/11/2018 | Reply
Halal industry proposed to be introduced in Kyrgyzstan

The Ministry of Economy is submitting for public discussion a draft government decree “On the approval of the Regulation on the participants of the halal industry in the Kyrgyz Republic,”

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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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