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UK: WIEF urges reforming global financial system

| 03/11/2013 | Reply
UK:  WIEF urges reforming global financial system

The 9th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) called Friday for introducing essential reforms to the global financial system in order to overcome the economic challenges.

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UK: Muslims Add Over £31 Billion To UK Economy

| 29/10/2013 | Reply
UK: Muslims Add Over £31 Billion To UK Economy

British Muslims contribute more than £31 billion to the UK economy and wield a spending power of £20.5 billion, a new report by the Muslim Council of Britain has found.

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UK: Forum shows support for Halal assurance scheme

| 29/10/2013 | Reply
UK: Forum shows support for Halal assurance scheme

Delegates at EBLEX’s first Halal forum, dedicated to airing issues affecting the Halal market, overwhelmingly showed their support for the proposed scheme.

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UAE: UK, Malaysia top in Islamic finance research

| 29/10/2013 | Reply
UAE: UK, Malaysia top in Islamic finance research

The Islamic Finance Development Indicator (IFDI) will be officially launched at the Global Islamic Economy Summit, from November 25 to 26 in Dubai.

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Turkey: First International Halal Accreditation Forum held in Istanbul

| 28/10/2013 | Reply
Turkey: First International Halal Accreditation Forum held in Istanbul

Prime Minister of Turkey, addressed the inaugural ceremony of International Halal Accreditation Forum (IHAF), and welcomed all the international experts of the Halal Industry that came from different parts of the world.

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Pakistan: Halal products’ certification law demanded

| 27/10/2013 | Reply
Pakistan: Halal products’ certification law demanded

The legislation of Halal products’ certification and their standardisation must be discussed and approved by the parliament. The law should cover all the aspects regarding the Halal products.

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Opinion: Islamic finance and food sector need convergence

| 27/10/2013 | Reply
Opinion:  Islamic finance and food sector need convergence

From the perspective of the Islamic economy, these two sectors clearly belong together, but it will take time and some imaginative, bold moves to bring them closer together.

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Global Islamic Economy Summit attracts key industry sponsors

| 26/10/2013 | Reply
Global Islamic Economy Summit attracts key industry sponsors

GIES aims to initiate dialogue on the integrated sectors of the Islamic Economy, covering Islamic financial services, Halal food, Halal Lifestyle, Halal Travel, SME Development and Islamic Economy Infrastructure.

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Opinion: World Islamic Economic Forum needs to under-promise and over-deliver

| 24/10/2013 | Reply
Opinion: World Islamic Economic Forum needs to under-promise and over-deliver

The WIEF is not just about Islamic finance, there will many other subjects covered, like US$2.3 trillion halal industry, but the US$1.3 trillion niche market seems to be the anchor tenant of the event. Why?

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Germany: First Halal Expo for German Speaking Markets

| 24/10/2013 | Reply
Germany: First Halal Expo for German Speaking Markets

The German speaking Halal market is comprised of approximately 5 million Muslim consumers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, with sales figures for Halal products amounting to around 4-5 billion Euro per year.

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UAE: Global Islamic Economy Summit in Dubai on November 25 and 26

| 22/10/2013 | Reply
UAE: Global Islamic Economy Summit in Dubai on November 25 and 26

The world’s most innovative leaders of the public and private sector to Dubai to join the discussion at the Global Islamic Economy Summit.

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Malaysia: First Halal Pharmaceutical Gathering in Malaysia

| 10/10/2013 | Reply
Malaysia: First Halal Pharmaceutical Gathering in Malaysia

Malaysia will host the CPhI International Halal Pharmaceutical Summit 2013 (IHPS), gathering leading halal and pharmaceutical regulators, buyers, distributors, as well as global and regional manufactures.

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UAE: Islamic Economy Award judging panel

| 08/10/2013 | Reply
UAE: Islamic Economy Award judging panel

Held in conjunction with the Global Islamic Economy Summit, which will take place on November 25-26, 2013 at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, the Award will recognize leaders from the Islamic economy.

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UAE: Dubai Exports joins UAE display at Anuga in Germany

| 08/10/2013 | Reply
UAE: Dubai Exports joins UAE display at Anuga in Germany

Dubai’s increasing emphasis on manufacturing and the expanding facilities for exports and re-exports have also enabled the local food and beverage industry to compete globally.

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The Changing Landscape of Saudi Arabia’s F&B Industry

| 08/10/2013 | Reply
The Changing Landscape of Saudi Arabia’s F&B Industry

Foodex Saudi is the Saudi Food Forum, an international congress dedicated to the Arabian food industry.

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Brunei: Boosting Brunei Halal Brand’s presence

| 07/10/2013 | Reply
Brunei: Boosting Brunei Halal Brand’s presence

H.M. Sultan of Brunei Darussalam’s anticipated visit to London for the World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) at the end of this month will be flanked with networking opportunities for the Brunei delegation.

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UAE: Dubai Islamic Economy Strategy built on 7 pillars

| 07/10/2013 | Reply
UAE: Dubai Islamic Economy Strategy built on 7 pillars

Many of these initiatives have launched already, such as the Dubai Global Sukuk Centre, the Dubai Centre for Islamic Finance, the Global Islamic Economy Summit and Islamic Economy Award.

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UAE: ‘Dubai – World Capital of Islamic Economy’ initiative unveiled

| 06/10/2013 | Reply
UAE: ‘Dubai – World Capital of Islamic Economy’ initiative unveiled

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, today launched the ‘Dubai – Capital of Islamic Economy’ initiative.

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UAE: Dubai to get International Centre for Halal Products by 2014

| 05/10/2013 | Reply
UAE: Dubai to get International Centre for Halal Products by 2014

The Dubai Chamber and Thomson Reuters are also organising the Global Islamic Economy Summit being held on November 25-26, 2013. A team has been assigned to work on Islamic economy studies.

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Malaysia: Halfest 2013 On Track To Achieve Visitor Target

| 05/10/2013 | Reply
Malaysia: Halfest 2013 On Track To Achieve Visitor Target

The exhibition has 600 booths covering halal consumables such as food and beverages and non-consumable products such as cosmetics, as well as herbal products, packaging and food processing machinery.

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