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Mumbai all set to host the biggest ever Islamic conference

| 02/11/2009 | Reply
Mumbai all set to host the biggest ever Islamic conference


Mumbai is all set to host the biggest ever Islamic Conference from
tomorrow. The conference inaugurated with the Friday sermon tomorrow
will continue for ten long days before ending on November 8, 2009.
The inauguration of the ‘Exhibition on
Islam’ and ‘Halal Expo’.
This is an effort with a clear
objective to bring buyers and traders from the Halal Industry around
the world annually to India by creating an interactive platform for
the Global Halal Products industry, said the organisers.

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American-Muslim Consumer Conference (AMCC) Focuses on Marketing to Muslims, a Growing and Affluent but Often Overlooked Niche

| 30/10/2009 | Reply
American-Muslim Consumer Conference (AMCC) Focuses on Marketing to Muslims, a Growing and Affluent but Often Overlooked Niche

“Marketing to the American-Muslim:
Trends and Opportunities.”

Will be held 31st October 2009 at Rutgers University (Busch Campus) New Jersey. Limited Seats left, register online at: www.americanmuslimconsumer.com

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35 Countries to attend World Halal Forum Europe Next Month

| 28/10/2009 | Reply
35 Countries to attend World Halal Forum Europe Next Month

The World Halal Forum Europe, happening 17-18 November 2009 in The Hague, will be the first time The World Halal Forum has been held outside of Malaysia. It will provide a regional focus on the issues of Halal trade, consumer demands and the socio-political scenario of the Muslims in Europe.

Attendance is expected to be high, with representatives from corporate and political bodies, plus there will be updates on the progress of the OIC Halal standard modules being developed by the IHI Alliance

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Pakistan should capitalize fast growing halal market: Karim Malik

| 28/10/2009 | Reply
Pakistan should capitalize fast growing halal market: Karim Malik

Pakistan should capitalize on the fast growing Halal food
market not only in the lucrative Middle East market but the entire
Europe and the US markets to bridge the gap in huge trade deficit and
earn precious foreign exchange. This was said by Karim Aziz Malik,
Acting President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI)
while addressing a seminar at ICCI jointly organized by ICCI and Halal
Development Project.

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Thailand targets up to 80 per cent trade growth with GCC by 2012

| 28/10/2009 | Reply
Thailand targets up to 80 per cent trade growth with GCC by 2012

Thailand is targeting to
increase its trade with the GCC by 60 to 80 per cent within the next
three years, as part of the government’s ‘Look East Policy’, thereby
spurring a region-wide campaign that involves a showcase of the
country’s high quality products within the most important trade events
and exhibitions.

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Inaugural Gulfood awards launched

| 27/10/2009 | Reply
Inaugural Gulfood awards launched

Gulfood, the region’s largest and most important industry event of
the year, has tied up with FoodBev Media to launch the inaugural
‘Gulfood Awards’ designed to reward and champion innovation and
excellence. One Award will be allocated to ‘Best New Halal Food’.

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Presentations on Halal market planned in Pakistan

| 24/10/2009 | Reply
Presentations on Halal market planned in Pakistan

KARACHI: Halal Development Project Pakistan (HDP) has arranged a series
of presentations on the trillion-dollar halal market in a bid to create
awareness among the business community, especially the export-oriented
industry. In this regard, the HDP has scheduled various
presentations in collaboration with all the top chambers of commerce
and industry and the relevant industrial and trade associations.

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Islamic Tourism and Halal Week (IISTHAL)

| 24/10/2009 | Reply
Islamic Tourism and Halal Week (IISTHAL)

Kuala Lumpur –
The International Islamic Tourism & Halal Week (IISTHAL)
, with the theme
Showcasing Islamic Wonders, is set to
be an annual event to promote and enhance knowledge and data about Islamic
Tourism and Halal networking. An interesting feature of IISTHAL is also the
3-day Global Islamic Food Festival which will showcase culinary delights from
the various continents.

 

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Brunei Halal Brand Gets Noticed in China

| 24/10/2009 | Reply
Brunei Halal Brand Gets Noticed in China

Progress has been made on the Brunei Halal
Brand and agriculture in Brunei at the 6th China-Asean Expo, as more
people are showing interest in the Sultanate, said Abdul Latif Sani,
Senior Livestock Husbandry Officer of the Brunei Halal Development
Division, Department of Agriculture, MIPR

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Pakistan, Malaysia sign MoU to hold business gala next year

| 23/10/2009 | Reply
Pakistan, Malaysia sign MoU to hold business gala next year

The E-commerce Gateway of
Pakistan, and OIC International Business Centre of Malaysia have signed an MoU
to jointly organize a business and investment gala titled, Muslim Big, in Putra
World Trade Centre, Malaysia from June 4 to 6, 2010.  The MoU was signed by
Dr. Khursheed Nizam, President of E-Commerce Gateway Pakistan and Dato Raja
Mohamad, President of OIC International Business Centre of Malaysia in an
impressive ceremony held at Putra World Trade Centre in Kuala Lumpur on
Thursday.

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Raise halal awareness among non-Muslims

| 23/10/2009 | Reply
Raise halal awareness among non-Muslims

Halal food manufacturers can capture the non-Muslim market by
increasing awareness on halal certification and helping consumers get
to know the authorities which vest these certifications, a speaker at
the 11th Asean Food Conference said yesterday.

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Brunei Halal Brand Eyes Potential Investors

| 23/10/2009 | Reply
Brunei Halal Brand Eyes Potential Investors

The Brunei Halal Brand is visibly seen at the
booth of the Ministry of Industry and Primary Resources (MIPR) at the
6th China-Asean Expo (CAEXPO) in Nanning, Guangxi aiming attract
investments from foreign countries. Abdul Latif Sani, Senior Livestock Husbandry Officer of the Brunei
Halal Development Division, Department of Agriculture, MIPR, talks about some of the investment possibilities in Brunei’s various Halal projects.

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‘Regional Alliance Will Aid Brunei Halal’

| 23/10/2009 | Reply
‘Regional Alliance Will Aid Brunei Halal’

Bandar Seri Begawan – Recognition and acceptance of the Brunei Halal
brand would happen faster if the seal’s owner works with Islamic
organisations in the region, speakers at the 11th ASEAN Food Conference
said yesterday.

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Brunei must innovate to develop its agri-industry

| 22/10/2009 | Reply
Brunei must innovate to develop its agri-industry

The application of Food Science and Technology is key to Brunei’s
success in making the Sultanate’s agriculture production more intensive
and cost-effective, while being done in a sustainable manner, said
Ministry of Industry and Primary Resources Permanent Secretary Dato
Paduka Hj Hamid Hj Mohd Jaafar at the opening of the 11th ASEAN Food
Conference yesterday.

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Malaysian Companies Bag Good Business At World’s Largest Food Fair In Cologne

| 20/10/2009 | Reply
Malaysian Companies Bag Good Business At World’s Largest Food Fair In Cologne

Malaysian companies that participated
in the just-concluded ANUGA fair of Cologne, the world’s largest food
fair and a barometer that indicates trends in the world’s food trade,
bagged good business deals despite the economic uncertainties and
downturn in demand.

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Brunei Halal Brand To Be Showcased At ASEAN Food Meet

| 19/10/2009 | Reply
Brunei Halal Brand To Be Showcased At ASEAN Food Meet

The Brunei Halal brand will have its first
regional showcase at the ASEAN Food Conference here next week as the
government continues its drive to globalise the brand.

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Showcase Bangladesh To Woo Malaysian Investors

| 16/10/2009 | Reply
Showcase Bangladesh To Woo Malaysian Investors

Showcase Bangladesh 2010, which will be held on Jan 8-10
at the Putra World Trade Centre here, aims to promote and project
Bangladesh’s image, heritage and culture in Malaysia. The event will be jointly organised by Bangladesh-Malaysia Chamber
of Commerce and Industry (BMCCI) and Bangladesh High Commission in
Malaysia.

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Brunei To Host 11th ASEAN Food Conference

| 15/10/2009 | Reply
Brunei To Host 11th ASEAN Food Conference

Brunei will be hosting the 11th ASEAN Food
Conference, which will take place later this month from October 21-23. The three-day conference will see food experts from the
International and ASEAN community gather at the Rizqun International
Hotel to discuss topics under the theme “Food Science and Technology:
Innovative Approaches and Opportunities for Global Market”.

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APEC SMEs Ministers Conclude Meeting

| 11/10/2009 | Reply
APEC SMEs Ministers Conclude Meeting

The APEC SMEs ministers concluded their two-day
meeting in Singapore yesterday and adopted a Joint Ministerial
Statement, which highlighted the progress of all the work APEC has done
since they last met in Chiclayo, Peru in 2008. Aligned to the major theme of the meeting “Helping SMEs Access
Global Markets and Overcome Trade Barriers”, the ministers discussed
issues relating to “Developing market research and market access
capabilities” and how to “Help our SMEs position for growth after the
crisis”.

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The Untapped American Muslim Consumer Market

| 07/10/2009 | Reply
The Untapped American Muslim Consumer Market

America
has indeed been the world’s most sophisticated consumer market and so
no wonder its marketers are the most innovative. From major brands such
as Ford, McDonalds, Coca-Cola, Disney, Apple, Citibank to smaller
emerging brands, the level of market segmentation and target marketing
in this vast/ diverse market is incredible.

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