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China: Trouble in some Muslim countries not to affect investment flow in Ningxia

| 07/07/2011 | Reply
China: Trouble in some Muslim countries not to affect investment flow in Ningxia

Bejing: Announcing the schedule of Second China-Arab States Economic and Trade Forum, the Governor of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region said here Wednesday that the recent trouble in some Muslim countries would not affect investment flow in Ningxia.

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International Halal Integrity Alliance on Animal Welfare in Religious Slaughter

| 06/07/2011 | Reply
International Halal Integrity Alliance on Animal Welfare in Religious Slaughter

The issue of animal welfare in religious slaughter is most often taken
at face value where only the negatives are highlighted and up-played
leading to a worldwide outcry and marginalization of the Jews and the
Muslims worldwide.

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Saudi Arabia: Scholars to analyze halal food standards at Riyadh conference

| 06/07/2011 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Scholars to analyze halal food standards at Riyadh conference

RIYADH: The Kingdom will host the first ever international conference on halal food in the Saudi capital on 12 February 2012, the Saudi Food and Drug Authority announced on Tuesday. The objectives of the proposed summit are to clarify the concept of halal food and its requirements from an Islamic perspective and to present technical and economic aspects of halal food in the light of its increased global demand.

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Kuwait investors invited to China-Arab economic forum

| 01/07/2011 | Reply
Kuwait investors invited to China-Arab economic forum

Visiting board members of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) Ma Jiang urged Kuwait public and private sector investors to contribute to the Second China-Arab States Economic and Trade Forum, to be held on September 21-25.

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Thailand: Halal Int’l Conference and Expo

| 30/06/2011 | Reply
Thailand: Halal Int’l Conference and Expo

Organized by Central Islamic Council of Thailand, the conference attracted Muslim scholars, businessmen and members of Muslim community from all corners of the country.

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South Africa: Nestle SA, Ogilvy SA, DTI to speak at Halaal conference

| 28/06/2011 | Reply
South Africa: Nestle SA, Ogilvy SA, DTI to speak at Halaal conference

The Global Halaal Market conference, a one-day event discussing the latest trends and developments in the global halaal market, will take place 17-19 July 2011 at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Malaysia Has Potential To Capture Slice Of Halal Gelatine Mart

| 15/06/2011 | Reply
Malaysia Has Potential To Capture Slice Of Halal Gelatine Mart

Halal Industry Development Corp’s (HDC) chief executive officer, Datuk Seri Jamil Bidin, said currently, less than one per cent of the world’s gelatine production was derived from halal sources. Halal Industry Development Corp’s (HDC) chief executive officer, Datuk Seri Jamil Bidin, said currently, less than one per cent of the world’s gelatine production was derived from halal sources. “Malaysia’s palm oil can be used as a source to produce halal gelatine.”

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First Int’l Halal Congress to be held in Turkey

| 15/06/2011 | Reply
First Int’l Halal Congress to be held in Turkey

The First International Halal Congress is organized by Islamic Chamber and Information Center, in partnership with the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC), Islamic Development Bank (IDB), Islamic Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ICCI), Statistical Economic and Social Research and Training Center (SESRIC), Iran Chamber of Commerce Industry and Mines and Muslim Excellence and Competitiveness Corporations Award on 14-15 October 2011, in Ankara, Turkey.

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Singapore: CrescentRating to promote Halal Friendly Travel in the Balkans

| 14/06/2011 | Reply
Singapore: CrescentRating to promote Halal Friendly Travel in the Balkans

Singapore based Crescentrating have joined hands with the Islamic Community in Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Agency for Halal Quality Certification to promote Halal Friendly Travel services and facilities in the region.

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Opinion: Islamic Branding and the Revolution 2.0

| 14/06/2011 | Reply
Opinion: Islamic Branding and the Revolution 2.0

In mid 2011, Ogilvy Noor undertook a large multi-country research on the Muslim consumers around the world while undercovering their habits and views on faith. The research provided some insight into the feelings, emotions and aspirations that guide the Muslim youth across the globe.

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Malaysia To Continue Championing For Equitable Market

| 13/06/2011 | Reply
Malaysia To Continue Championing For Equitable Market

International Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Datuk Mukhriz Mahathir, who is attending the WEF on East Asia in Jakarta, said Malaysia was seeking its ‘blue ocean’ with the halal industry which was not limited to the food sector but also encompassed banking, transportation, cosmetics and medicine.

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WIEF Recommends 10 Key Priorities To Realise Growth And Equity

| 10/06/2011 | Reply
WIEF Recommends 10 Key Priorities To Realise Growth And Equity

The just-ended seventh World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) has recommended the adoption of 10 key priorities to realise both sustained growth and equity.

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Kazakhstan PM meets WIEF participants

| 10/06/2011 | Reply
Kazakhstan PM meets WIEF participants

Kazakhstan suggested establishing on the basis of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) Council of Scientists which can offer consultations to the Halal committees around the world. This initiative was announced at the 7th World Islamic Economic Forum in Astana.

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UK: Meat Management Awards 2011 – Best Poultry Product

| 09/06/2011 | Reply
UK: Meat Management Awards 2011 – Best Poultry Product

This year saw Lancashire based family firm Gafoor Poultry Products awarded as a
finalist in the best poultry product category with two entries from their own brand ‘Gafoor Pure Halal’.

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Russia: Russian Muslims keen on penetrating Global Halal Market

| 09/06/2011 | Reply
Russia: Russian Muslims keen on penetrating Global Halal Market

The feedback from over 500 participants was that this year’s Moscow Halal Expo was a huge success in showcasing the diversity of local Halal products and services, as well as highlighting the potentials of 27 million-plus Muslims in Russia.

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USA: A (Uni)Vision For Life After A Mass Market

| 08/06/2011 | Reply
USA: A (Uni)Vision For Life After A Mass Market

No longer can American businesses get away with chasing a single group of consumers—that is, whites.The challenge for businesses is to figure out the best way to cater to the growing numbers of Hispanics, Asians, Muslims, and the fastest-growing group of young Americans, the 4.2 million under 18 who call themselves multiracial.

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Najib’s Visit to Kazakhstan Strengthens Ties, Renews Interest On Malaysia

| 07/06/2011 | Reply
Najib’s Visit to Kazakhstan Strengthens Ties, Renews Interest On Malaysia

During a joint press conference yesterday, President Nazarbayev was full of praise for Najib and Malaysia and Malaysia’s contributions towards improving the economy of not just Muslims but also for the world at large especially developing countries and members of the Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC).

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Opinion: Islamic finance, Halal industry and the media

| 06/06/2011 | Reply
Opinion: Islamic finance, Halal industry and the media

Latest thoughts from Rushdi Siddiqui, thought leader and Global Head of Islamic Finance at Thomson Reuters, on the convergence of Islamic Finance and the Halal industry.

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Anuga will be Oct. 8-12 in Cologne, Germany

| 02/06/2011 | Reply
Anuga will be Oct. 8-12 in Cologne, Germany

Anuga is a global food and beverage fair held every two years in the Koelnmesse Convention Center, Cologne, Germany. Anuga’s unique concept of featuring 10 specialized trade show segments in one location has been highly successful in matching exhibitors with their right target audience.

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Iran Vows to Unplug Internet

| 28/05/2011 | Reply
Iran Vows to Unplug Internet

Iran is taking steps toward an aggressive new form of censorship: a so-called national Internet that could, in effect, disconnect Iranian cyberspace from the rest of the world.

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