Category: Middle East & Africa

UAE: First Of Its Kind Halal Trade And Marketing Center In Dubai To Help Support Islamic Economy Startups

| 20/11/2018 | Reply
UAE: First Of Its Kind Halal Trade And Marketing Center In Dubai To Help Support Islamic Economy Startups

In the fast growing $252 billion Halal trade market, a clear gap of sales and marketing support needs for the Halal economy companies was identified.

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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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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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Saudi food exports to rise even as Saudi Foodex 2018 opens

| 14/11/2018 | Reply
Saudi food exports to rise even as Saudi Foodex 2018 opens

Prince Abdulaziz Bin Nawwaf Bin Abdulaziz noted that it is expected that Saudi food exports will jump to the list of non-oil exports over the next five years.

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Bahrain: 25th World Islamic Banking Conference

| 13/11/2018 | Reply
Bahrain: 25th World Islamic Banking Conference

The 25th World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC) will continue in its endeavor of enhancing the performance and quality of key Islamic financial institutions by means of the 4th WIBC Leaderboard.

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UAE: The VIP launch of “Artist Playground by Pullman” at Pullman Dubai Creek City Centre

| 11/11/2018 | Reply
UAE: The VIP launch of “Artist Playground by Pullman” at Pullman Dubai Creek City Centre

Pullman Dubai Creek City Centre and Islamic Fashion & Design Council’s (IFDC’s )Pret-A-Cover™ Buyers Lane launched “Artist Playground by Pullman” on November 2nd , 2018.­

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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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Saudi Arabia: Makkah ideal place to review arbitration of Halal food criteria: OIC chief

| 07/11/2018 | 1 Reply
Saudi Arabia: Makkah ideal place to review arbitration of Halal food criteria: OIC chief

OIC Secretary General Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen asserted that Makkah is the ideal venue to examine and discuss the concepts of arbitration and bolster criteria relevant to Halal food.

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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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Malaysia dominates the Islamic economy, but the UAE is hoping to close the gap

| 07/11/2018 | Reply
Malaysia dominates the Islamic economy, but the UAE is hoping to close the gap

Malaysia can lay claim to be the center of the world’s global Islamic economy, but the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is hot on its heels, according to new research.

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UAE Presents Its Halal Food Model At OIC Meeting

| 05/11/2018 | Reply
UAE Presents Its Halal Food Model At OIC Meeting

The UAE participated in the 13th session of the General Assembly of the Standards and Metrology Institute for the Islamic Countries, SMIIC, part of the OIC, which convened in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.

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UAE: New angel investor group targets impact investments in Muslim countries

| 02/11/2018 | Reply
UAE: New angel investor group targets impact investments in Muslim countries

A new group of 40-plus angel investors have banded together to create The Falcon Network, which is looking to invest in start-ups in the Muslim world.

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UAE: Over 4,000 visitors attend Halal Expo Dubai

| 01/11/2018 | Reply
UAE: Over 4,000 visitors attend Halal Expo Dubai

More than 4,000 visitors, mostly buyers and sellers of halal products and services, from 40 countries, as well as over 75 companies from 15 countries, attended the 10th Halal Expo Dubai.

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UAE: Global Islamic Economy Summit Addresses Industry 4.0, Power Of Blockchain

| 01/11/2018 | Reply
UAE: Global Islamic Economy Summit Addresses Industry 4.0, Power Of Blockchain

Dubai aims to unify the global efforts to promote the Islamic economy and to create an environment in which everyone will work to develop an integrated Islamic economic model.

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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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UAE: DAFZA and DIEDC launches first of its kind Halal Trade and Marketing Center

| 01/11/2018 | Reply
UAE: DAFZA and DIEDC launches first of its kind Halal Trade and Marketing Center

HTMC is a global business development center focused on the Halal economy opportunities for manufacturers, suppliers, and distributors of Halal economy products and services.

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UAE: Emirate ranks first globally across five Islamic economy sectors

| 30/10/2018 | Reply
UAE: Emirate ranks first globally across five Islamic economy sectors

The five sectors dominated by the UAE include halal food, halal travel, modest fashion, halal media and recreation, and halal pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.

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Case Study: Digitising BRF OneFoods’ poultry cold chain in the GCC

| 08/10/2018 | Reply
Case Study: Digitising BRF OneFoods’ poultry cold chain in the GCC

BRF OneFoods, a subsidiary of BRF in Brazil focusing on all global halal food markets, is one of the largest food producers in Brazil.

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Sharjah Chamber organizes a workshop on the requirements of Halal certification

| 03/10/2018 | Reply
Sharjah Chamber organizes a workshop on the requirements of Halal certification

The workshop aimed to introduce import and export laws and regulations in the UAE, as well as to review other regulations and mechanisms adopted by ESMA – Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology.

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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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