Category: Media & Events

Russia: Tatarstan set for debut sukuk

| 03/01/2011 | Reply
Russia: Tatarstan set for debut sukuk

The MoU and the possibility of a Tatarstan sukuk origination in 2011 are just some of the developments on Islamic finance to emerge out of Russia. Indeed, Tatarstan is the most proactive Russian republic in this context which is manifested through its close relationship with the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group.

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Qatar: Panel to discuss new GCC food proposals

| 28/12/2010 | Reply
Qatar: Panel to discuss new GCC food proposals

The 13th meeting of the GCC Technical Committee for Foods and Agricultural Products, which was opened yesterday in Doha, will discuss several important issues governing the import and sale of food products in Qatar, a spokesman for the Ministry of Environment said.

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USA: Businesses seek ways to tap Muslim market

| 27/12/2010 | Reply
USA: Businesses seek ways to tap Muslim market

Despite the sometimes unfriendly climate for Muslims, Abdalhamid Evans, Project Director of the World Halal Forum, said it is inevitable that a large number of businesses will reach out to Muslim consumers, given the wealth and size of the Muslim population — more than a billion people worldwide — and their presence in the West.

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Malaysia: Venture into Halal

| 19/12/2010 | Reply
Malaysia: Venture into Halal

Entrepreneurs in Sabah have been urged to emulate the success of multinational companies in this country which have already ventured into the Halal-based business.

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Pakistan: NA speaker to support halal food promotion bill

| 05/12/2010 | Reply
Pakistan: NA speaker to support halal food promotion bill

National Assembly will fully support the passing of bill for marketing and promotion of Halal food, said the Speaker for the National Assembly, Dr Fehmida Mirza, at the 1st Global Halal Congress

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Pakistan: Global Halal Congress to be held today

| 04/12/2010 | Reply
Pakistan: Global Halal Congress to be held today

As many as 25 world renowned and eminent scholars, scientist and experts from 17 countries are participating in the first ever Global Halal Congress (GHC) scheduled to be held today (Saturday) at Karachi.

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Malaysia: Website for quality Halal beef launched

| 03/12/2010 | Reply
Malaysia: Website for quality Halal beef launched

Real Food Company Sdn Bhd (RFC) has set up a one-stop centre for consumers to order premium Gemas Gold Meat (GGM) beef brand online.

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USA: ISNA Advances the Halal Movement at World Halal Forum-Europe

| 01/12/2010 | Reply
USA: ISNA Advances the Halal Movement at World Halal Forum-Europe

The Forum team brought a distinguished array of speakers and panelists who illuminated the promise and some of the pitfalls of the Halal industries. Halal industries represented were food, finance, cosmetics and personal care products, pharmaceuticals, travel, and logistics. The speakers gave plenty of information for the attendees to weigh, and experts in the audience also contributed to the panel sessions.

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Pakistan: 1st Global Halal Congress in Karachi – 4 Dec 2010

| 30/11/2010 | Reply
Pakistan: 1st Global Halal Congress in Karachi – 4 Dec 2010

Halal Development Council is organizing the 1st Global Halal Congress in Pakistan with the theme ‘Discover Pakistan’s Halal Potential’. The Halal Congress is an International conference to introduce Pakistan to the leading Halal industry experts, global Halal agenda promoters and international Halal certifiers.

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UK: The World Halal Forum Europe 2010 In London

| 27/11/2010 | Reply
UK: The World Halal Forum Europe 2010 In London

The World Halal Forum Europe, UK’s first major halal industry event to date, has, at its second meeting in Europe, sent a strong message to manufacturers and retail chains on the need to respect Muslim consumers in a growing halal market.

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Malaysia: 8th MIHAS 2011 ‘Expanding your business horizon’

| 26/11/2010 | Reply
Malaysia: 8th MIHAS 2011 ‘Expanding your business horizon’

MIHAS 2011 will be kicking off its eighth showcase from April 6 to 9 at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur. Aiming to reach out to the global halal players worldwide, MIHAS 2011 is back with a new theme entitled, “Expanding your business horizon”.

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Pakistan: Pak to open new chapter of halal certification

| 24/11/2010 | Reply
Pakistan: Pak to open new chapter of halal certification

Pakistan is about to open a new chapter to its export regime with the beginning of “Halal Certification” of exportable items having a huge global market estimated around $1.5-$2 billion.

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UK: WHF Europe Strengthens Int’l Alliance on Halal Accreditation

| 18/11/2010 | 1 Reply
UK: WHF Europe Strengthens Int’l Alliance on Halal Accreditation

The International Halal Integrity Alliance (IHI), The Islamic Society of North America (ISNA), The American Halal Association (AHA) and the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) signed an agreement to collaborate on issues relating to Halal Standards development and the formation of a network of national Halal Accreditation bodies to ensure Halal integrity throughout the supply chain at the recent WHF Europe in London.

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UK: Importance of Europe for the development of a global halal industry

| 18/11/2010 | Reply
UK: Importance of Europe for the development of a global halal industry

How is the European halal market developing? It was with this question in mind that an invitation was extended by the World Halal Forum Europe to a two day forum in London about the future of the European halal market.

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UK: World Halal Forum Europe Deemed a Success by Speakers and Delegates

| 16/11/2010 | Reply
UK: World Halal Forum Europe Deemed a Success by Speakers and Delegates

The forum, UK’s first major halal industry event to date, was set amidst controversial debates on Halal currently taking place in the UK. It was timely as it offered a highly focused platform for industry players, decision makers, and scholars alike to gather under one roof to discuss and deliberate issues and opportunities unique to the European sector and draw their own resolutions.

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UK: Halal products: bid to go mainstream

| 09/11/2010 | Reply
UK: Halal products: bid to go mainstream

A CONFERENCE on halal industry`s potential in Europe will open in London on Wednesday, 10th November, and the organisers have, in recent days, been urging Pakistani entrepreneurs to avail the new market opportunities by participating in it.

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USA: ISNA to Establish a US Halal Accredition Board

| 05/11/2010 | 2 Replies
USA: ISNA to Establish a US Halal Accredition Board

American Halal Association developed consensus at the American Muslim Consumer Conference (AMCC) this past weekend that the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) will establish a US Halal Accreditation Board to serve the interests of US consumers and businesses.

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USA: Conference Explores $170 Billion American Muslim Consumer Market

| 04/11/2010 | Reply
USA: Conference Explores $170 Billion American Muslim Consumer Market

Key highlights of the conference included a speech by Miles Young, the CEO of Ogilvy Worldwide, one of the world’s largest marketing and advertising organizations. Mr. Young elaborated the huge role played by the Muslim consumers, who spend $170.00 billion in U.S.A. alone.

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Adnan Durrani: the Halal market opportunity in the west

| 02/11/2010 | Reply
Adnan Durrani: the Halal market opportunity in the west

The Chief Halal Officer of the American Halal Corporation gives a compelling and articulate picture of the undeniable – and overlooked – opportunities that are on offer in the Halal markets in Europe and the USA. A must-see clip! If you missed him at the AMCC…well, better luck next year! It was a great event.

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USA: Thoughts on AMCC

| 02/11/2010 | Reply
USA: Thoughts on AMCC

Video clips and some quotes on the recent American Muslim Consumer Conference held in New Brunswick, New Jersey by M-Link.

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