Category: Finance & Investment

UK’s biggest brands to take part in B2B event on the Muslim lifestyle sector

| 30/03/2016 | Reply
UK’s biggest brands to take part in B2B event on the Muslim lifestyle sector

MLE Connect 2016 will take place at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London on April 7, 2016. It will feature workshops, seminars and networking panel discussions.

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Malaysia: MoU Exchange HDC & Greenland Hong Kong Holdings Limited

| 30/03/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: MoU Exchange HDC & Greenland Hong Kong Holdings Limited

The organisations will cooperate through a MoU to establish the first ever Halal International Trade Centre in Kunming City of Yunnan Province, China.

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Opening China’s Halal markets to Malaysian SMEs

| 30/03/2016 | Reply
Opening China’s Halal markets to Malaysian SMEs

A new collaboration is set to double Malaysia’s halal exports to China in four years, further expanding China’s status as Malaysia’s largest export destination since 2009.

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UK: New owner for scandal-hit abattoir

| 30/03/2016 | Reply
UK: New owner for scandal-hit abattoir

An abattoir whose former owner collapsed into administration following allegations of animal cruelty has been acquired by a family-owned former rival.

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Malaysia: DagangHalal On Track For LSE Listing

| 29/03/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: DagangHalal On Track For LSE Listing

DagangHalal plans to raise about four million pounds (RM24 million) from a planned Initial Public Offering (IPO) on the London Stock Exchange (LSE).

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Japan was Malaysia’s fourth largest trading partner in 2015

| 15/03/2016 | Reply
Japan was Malaysia’s fourth largest trading partner in 2015

Minister of International Trade and Industry, Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed, said the bilateral trade accounted for 8.72 per cent of Malaysia’s total global trade.

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UAE: Global M&A activity in halal food market limited

| 22/02/2016 | 1 Reply
UAE: Global M&A activity in halal food market limited

Despite rising spend on halal food and beverages worldwide, there are a few mergers and acquisitions in the global halal F&B market.

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UK: Halal verification service DagangHalal heading for IPO

| 22/02/2016 | Reply
UK: Halal verification service DagangHalal heading for IPO

The Group’s revenue has increased from MYR1.18 million for the financial year ended 31 December 2012 to MYR3.405 million for the year ended 31 December 2014.

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Malaysia: Halal Businesses For Everybody, Big Opportunities In Store

| 19/02/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: Halal Businesses For Everybody, Big Opportunities In Store

With 50% of existing halal businesses and 50% of halal certifications coming from non-Muslims in Malaysia, halal is not confined to the Muslim world.

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UAE hosts the first branch of the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation

| 10/02/2016 | Reply
UAE hosts the first branch of the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation

Signing the agreement will help in supporting the Islamic banking environment in the UAE, as well as Dubai’s ‘Capital of Islamic Economy’ initiative.

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Japan to help boost Malaysia’s halal industry

| 05/02/2016 | Reply
Japan to help boost Malaysia’s halal industry

Japanese investors continue to show interest in investing in Malaysia. For the first nine months of 2015, they approved 52 manufacturing projects from Japan.

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Opinion: A halal economy to emerge in Iskandar Malaysia

| 03/02/2016 | Reply
Opinion: A halal economy to emerge in Iskandar Malaysia

A HALAL economy will emerge as another growth driver for Iskandar Malaysia with Johor having opened the industry to Japanese and other Asian companies.

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Malaysia: Ex-astronaut Sheikh Muszaphar launches halal rival to Amazon and Alibaba

| 28/01/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: Ex-astronaut Sheikh Muszaphar launches halal rival to Amazon and Alibaba

Malaysia’s first and only astronaut Dr Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor is moving into the e-commerce business. He has just launched Aladdin Group of Companies.

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Dubai: Largest halal beef farm to be built in Kazakhstan

| 22/01/2016 | Reply
Dubai: Largest halal beef farm to be built in Kazakhstan

One of the main specifications of the new complex is that it will mainly focus on the export of beef products to Muslim countries.

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Malaysia: Brahim’s to strengthen position with non-airline catering business

| 15/01/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: Brahim’s to strengthen position with non-airline catering business

Brahim’s Holdings Bhd expects its decision to venture into non-airline catering business will put it on a better footing in the next three years.

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Lulu Group announces expansion plan in Saudi Arabia

| 15/01/2016 | Reply
Lulu Group announces expansion plan in Saudi Arabia

Retail player Lulu Group, promoted by Indian business man Yusuff Ali M A, has announced a major expansion plan in the Saudi Arabian market.

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Saudi Arabia’s Salic buys $188m stake in Brazil’s Minerva

| 13/01/2016 | Reply
Saudi Arabia’s Salic buys $188m stake in Brazil’s Minerva

Saudi Arabia’s Salic investment body has bought a 19.95% stake in Brazilian beef producer, Minerva, for US$188.4m, following the kingdom’s lifting of a ban on Brazilian beef.

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Kazakhstan launches major halal meat processing plant

| 16/12/2015 | Reply
Kazakhstan launches major halal meat processing plant

The project will result in an increase in the number of livestock and will expand the export potential of the region.

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Burger King France’s owner to boost number of Halal-only restaurants

| 15/12/2015 | Reply
Burger King France’s owner to boost number of Halal-only restaurants

The move, if confirmed, will see the opening of about 40 restaurants serving only burgers with meat from cattle slaughtered in accordance with Islamic law.

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Saudi Arabia: Almarai eyes $1.5bn stake in UAE food company

| 15/12/2015 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Almarai eyes $1.5bn stake in UAE food company

Almarai, is among several companies to have shown an initial interest in NFPC, one of the largest food and dairy manufacturers and distributors in the UAE.

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