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UK keen to increase food products trade in UAE

| 24/11/2018 | Reply
UK keen to increase food products trade in UAE

Total trade between the UK and UAE rose by over 12 per cent to £17.5 billion ($22.4 billion) in 2017, according to the official figures released by the UAE government.

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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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Istanbul to host World Halal Summit and Halal Expo

| 23/11/2018 | Reply
Istanbul to host World Halal Summit and Halal Expo

Starting on Nov. 29, some 250 exhibitors are expected to attend the four-day expo in such sectors as food, tourism, 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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Halal food producer industry growing quickly in Canada

| 22/11/2018 | Reply
Halal food producer industry growing quickly in Canada

Four years since its creation, the YegHalal Twitter account now earns more than 30,000 impressions on tweets per month and the Facebook page has a growing audience province-wide.

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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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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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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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Italy: Amanah Halal Research Centre Organizes 2nd Global Halal Forum 2018

| 13/11/2018 | Reply
Italy: Amanah Halal Research Centre Organizes 2nd Global Halal Forum 2018

Italy has around 3 million Muslim population (4% of total population) and it also exports a substantial portion of Halal cosmetics and modest fashion to OIC countries”.

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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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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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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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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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Canada: Halal Expo Canada 2019 Team Meets the Halal Lifestyle Industry Leaders

| 08/11/2018 | Reply
Canada: Halal Expo Canada 2019 Team Meets the Halal Lifestyle Industry Leaders

The participants emphasised the urgent need of creating a platform such as Halal Expo Canada to fulfil the growing demand and provide a vast variety of halal products and services.

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

| 07/11/2018 | 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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