Category: Middle East & Africa

Qatar to host ‘World Halal Day 2018’

| 28/11/2017 | Reply
Qatar to host ‘World Halal Day 2018’

The conference has the following objectives, ‘Food for All’, ‘United against Hunger’, ‘Preserve the Nature’, and ‘Striving to Build a One Human Community’.

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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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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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Bahrain: 24th World Islamic Banking Conference to highlight digital technologies

| 22/11/2017 | Reply
Bahrain: 24th World Islamic Banking Conference to highlight digital technologies

24th World Islamic Banking Conference to highlight how effective leverage ofdigital technologies is paramount to retaining c ompetitive edge.

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Cape Town first-ever Halal Conference leads to $6 million worth of business deals

| 16/11/2017 | Reply
Cape Town first-ever Halal Conference leads to $6 million worth of business deals

This will assist in the long-term vision of establishing Cape Town as the Halal Hub for Africa that will include opportunities for trade, tourism and investment in the Western Cape.

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Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre – 5th Islamic Economy Award in November 2017

| 05/11/2017 | Reply
Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre – 5th Islamic Economy Award in November 2017

DIEDC is gearing up to host the fifth Islamic Economy Award on 27 November, 2017 under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

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UAE: New factory to deliver boost to UAE’s halal food production

| 01/11/2017 | Reply
UAE: New factory to deliver boost to UAE’s halal food production

Al Islami Foods has announced the opening of its largest factory in Hamriyah Free Zone, Sharjah which it expected to deliver a major boost to the production of halal food in the region.

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USA: Midamar exhibits restaurant equipment at Gulfood Manufacturing in Dubai

| 01/11/2017 | Reply
USA: Midamar exhibits restaurant equipment at Gulfood Manufacturing in Dubai

At Gulfood Manufacturing, the company is exhibiting the food manufacturing equipment and restaurant kitchen equipment to GCC business that want to expand operations or upgrade their facilities.

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Bahrain: 24th World Islamic Banking Conference announces 3rd Series of WIBC Leaderboard

| 01/11/2017 | Reply
Bahrain: 24th World Islamic Banking Conference announces 3rd Series of WIBC Leaderboard

24th World Islamic Banking Conference announces 3rd Series of WIBC Leaderboard to promote and foster global Islamic Banking.

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Report: Tapping into the Muslim Consumer Potential

| 01/11/2017 | Reply
Report: Tapping into the Muslim Consumer Potential

Many marketers are still in the dark about the potential of the Muslim market. This is a new Report to help people understand this fast growing consumer sector that spreads across five major Halal industries.

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GCC: GCC food industry experts to discuss VAT effects

| 29/10/2017 | Reply
GCC: GCC food industry experts to discuss VAT effects

With the official implementation of Valued Added Tax (VAT) across the Gulf region in January, the ripple effect of the region’s first applied taxation on all goods and services is a pressing concern.

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UAE: Global Halal food market poised for solid growth

| 27/10/2017 | Reply
UAE: Global Halal food market poised for solid growth

When taking into account the contributing factors, consumption of halal food is set to grow at an annual rate of approximately 16 per cent, stated the report, ‘The Global Halal Industry Overview’.

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Bahrain: World Islamic Banking Conference announces record 24th edition in strategic partnership with the Central Bank of Bahrain

| 26/10/2017 | Reply
Bahrain: World Islamic Banking Conference announces record 24th edition in strategic partnership with the Central Bank of Bahrain

WIBC, the largest and most prestigious gathering of Islamic banking and finance leaders in the world, is being held on December 4th, 5th & 6th in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

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Turkey and Qatar: Behind the strategic alliance

| 26/10/2017 | Reply
Turkey and Qatar: Behind the strategic alliance

The third meeting of Turkey-Qatar Supreme Strategic Committee kicked off in Istanbul on Tuesday.

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Saudi Arabia just announced plans to build a $500 billion mega-city

| 26/10/2017 | Reply
Saudi Arabia just announced plans to build a $500 billion mega-city

The business and industrial-focused city will span 10,230 square miles. To put that size in perspective, 10,230 square miles is more than 33 times the land area of New York City.

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Dubai Exports and DIEDC Seek New Zealand’s Partnership in Building Halal Hub

| 24/10/2017 | Reply
Dubai Exports and DIEDC Seek New Zealand’s Partnership in Building Halal Hub

With a low population and a food-export-driven economy, New Zealand is viewed as a major market and potential partner in channelling trade through Dubai.

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UAE: Halal Lead Auditor Training in Dubai

| 23/10/2017 | Reply
UAE: Halal Lead Auditor Training in Dubai

3-day Halal Lead Auditor Training (HLAT) to be held at The Millennium Plaza Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Rd. Dubai, UAE this coming November 6-8, 2017.

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Saudi Arabia: Blockchain Platform for Islamic Finance

| 20/10/2017 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Blockchain Platform for Islamic Finance

The Saudi Arabian Islamic Development Bank (IDB) has put its researchers on the task of developing blockchain-based products.

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Qatar investments expand in Turkey following Arab boycott

| 20/10/2017 | Reply
Qatar investments expand in Turkey following Arab boycott

Qatar is believed to be doubling its investments in Turkey in 2018 to amount to $20 billion by injecting new investments worth $19 billion; in addition to the existing $18 billion investments in various fields.

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UAE: Revamped Islamic Economy strategy 2017-2021 on the cards

| 18/10/2017 | Reply
UAE: Revamped Islamic Economy strategy 2017-2021 on the cards

The global Fiqh league, to be established in collaboration with the centre’s strategic partners, will be the first international, legally independent non-profit scientific body of its kind in the world.

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