Category: Media & Events

Matrade Eyes Japanese Participation At Mihas 2009

| 18/03/2009 | Reply
Matrade Eyes Japanese Participation At Mihas 2009

Japanese importers are expected to explore the
possibility of tapping halal food industry at the coming sixth Malaysia
International Halal Showcase 2009 (Mihas 2009).

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GCC Countries Attractive Locations For Malaysian Companies

| 18/03/2009 | Reply
GCC Countries Attractive Locations For Malaysian Companies

Countries in the Gulf Cooperation Council
(GCC) especially in major cities such as Dubai, are increasingly
offering attractive locations for Malaysian companies that intend to
grow their business in the Halal food products, healthcare and
information communication technology (ICT) industries.

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Saudi Arabia A Good Option For Malaysian Business

| 18/03/2009 | Reply
Saudi Arabia A Good Option For Malaysian Business

DUBAI
(Bernama) — Malaysian companies have been urged to grab various
business and investment opportunities in Saudi Arabia, the largest
market in the Middle East, and in areas such as housing, education,
halal industry, furniture, tourism, healthcare and franchising.

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Thailand is Ready to Make ‘THAIFEX–World of Food ASIA 2009’ Asia’s Premier Food Exposition

| 16/03/2009 | Reply
Thailand is Ready to Make ‘THAIFEX–World of Food ASIA 2009’ Asia’s Premier Food Exposition

THAIFEX – World of Food ASIA
2009 held in Bangkok has a Halal section and is running directly after MIHAS 2009 which is being held in Kuala Lumpur on the 6-10 May. So anyone going out to the region for Halal can have a full itinerary in Kuala Lumpur at World Halal Forum 2009 4-5 May, MIHAS 2009 and then head up to Bangkok for THAIFEX.

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Malaysia Strengthens Position in the Global Halal Market

| 12/03/2009 | Reply
Malaysia Strengthens Position in the Global Halal Market

Malaysia is in a strong position to
be the global halal industry hub with its established reference point
as the centre for training, research and development (R&D), and
standards.

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More Than RM2.2 Bln Sales Expected At MIHAS 2009

| 12/03/2009 | Reply
More Than RM2.2 Bln Sales Expected At MIHAS 2009

KUALA LUMPUR, March 11 (Bernama) — Malaysia External Trade Development
Corporation (Matrade) aims to surpass last year’s record sales of RM2.2
billion generated from its Incoming Buying Mission (IBM) programme at
the sixth Malaysia International Halal Showcase 2009 (MIHAS 2009).

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Companies Get RM3.44 Million Sales At Food Show

| 09/03/2009 | Reply
Companies Get RM3.44 Million Sales At Food Show

Malaysian food and beverage manufacturing companies secured
RM3.44 million in sales during the Foodex Japan 2009 show held from
March 3 to 6 in Tokyo.

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Gulfood 2009 Proves Lucrative For Malaysian Exhibitors

| 06/03/2009 | Reply
Gulfood 2009 Proves Lucrative For Malaysian Exhibitors

DUBAI, March 5 (Bernama) — The just-concluded Gulfood 2009
exhibition has proven to be a goldmine for the 47 participating
Malaysian companies, having chalked up confirmed orders to the tune of
RM68 million.

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Gulfood a boost for F&B market morale

| 04/03/2009 | Reply
Gulfood a boost for F&B market morale

Rastelli owner Anthony Rastelli, who was exhibiting in Dubai
International Convention and Exhibition Centre’s (DICEC) Sheikh Maktoum
Hall this year, says Gulfood 2009 was “one of the more successful
shows” for the Halal food company, adding that there had been no
particular impact from the economic climate.

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Karachi – Workshop on Halal food on March 11

| 26/02/2009 | Reply
Karachi – Workshop on Halal food on March 11

A
workshop on ‘Halal food’ will be held on March 11 and 12 in Karachi in
collaboration with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations’
secretariat.

The
Ministry of Livestock and Dairy Development is organising this workshop
in conjunction with the 3rd Food, Agri and Livestock Asia 2009
International Exhibition at the Karachi Expo Centre.

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Pakistan to hold Workshop on Halal food on March 11

| 25/02/2009 | Reply
Pakistan to hold Workshop on Halal food on March 11

KARACHI:
A workshop on ‘halal food’ will be held on March 11 and 12 in Karachi
in collaboration with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations’
secretariat.

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CAEXPO to boost cooperations in tourism, fishery, agriculture

| 17/02/2009 | Reply
CAEXPO to boost cooperations in tourism, fishery, agriculture

Cooperation on tourism, fisheries and agriculture between Brunei Darussalam and China will be further
enhanced at the coming 6th China ASEAN Expo (6th CAEXPO), scheduled on October 20 at Nanning, the
autonomous region of Guangxi, China.


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The Brand New Halal Market is ‘Turkey’ Boasting 70 Million Muslims.

| 29/01/2009 | Reply
The Brand New Halal Market is ‘Turkey’ Boasting 70 Million Muslims.

HalalistExpo is the first and unique halal industry trade show in
Turkey. Halal showcase is going to be held in Istanbul August
13th-16th, 2009. Around 30.000 visitors are expected to attend the
trade show in which 150 domestic and international companies will be
exhibiting new global halal market opportunities.

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WHF 2009 To Be Held In May

| 27/01/2009 | Reply
WHF 2009 To Be Held In May

The Fourth World Halal
Forum (WHF) will be held for two days, starting May 18, at the Kuala
Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) here. In announcing this, the WHF chairman Datuk Seri Sheikh Saleh
Abdullah Kamel said this year’s event, would present the efforts of
collaboration within the Islamic world to produce a set of standards
and specifications to uphold the quality and value of halal services. “The WHF 2009 stands to see the beginning of a long awaited
objective which is, a global halal standard, covering the entire value
chain,” Sheikh Saleh told a media briefing here today.

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China seeks help for investors

| 24/01/2009 | Reply
China seeks help for investors

BEIJING:
China has called for the setting-up of a network of incubators for its
entrepreneurs and investors interested in investing in Malaysia, said
MCA president Datuk Seri Ong Tee Keat.

On the halal hub cooperation between both sides, Ong said Chen suggested both should form a forum focused on halal hub development and cooperation.

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Market, Consumer Behaviour Study Key To Halal Success

| 10/01/2009 | Reply
Market, Consumer Behaviour Study Key To Halal Success

Bandar Seri
Begawan – Policy needs such as science and scientific
application cannot resolve all problems in penetrating the global
Halal market. Economics and business elements such as market
knowledge, consumer behaviour knowledge, knowledge on regulatory
framework in the export markets are crucial factors to be considered
to take the Brunei Halal industry forward.

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SMEs Briefed On Importance Of International Standards And Certification

| 08/01/2009 | Reply
SMEs Briefed On Importance Of International Standards And Certification

Government initiatives in assisting local products to
be recognised and more competitive in the international market have
resulted in twenty-five local Brunei companies in food manufacturing, cottage industry
and factory sectors being selected by the National Standard
Centre to take part in the development of the GAP Assessment Programme
for SMEs.  The project is centred around
conducting research and analysis compliance according to
international standards in the local food industry.

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Malaysian businessmen to help Yemen join GCC

| 24/12/2008 | Reply
Malaysian businessmen to help Yemen join GCC

SANA’A,
Dec 23 — Representatives from over 40 Malaysian companies have arrived
in Yemen, aiming to assist in the country’s development and gain
membership to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).

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International Halal Food Conference in Belgium a Great Success

| 23/12/2008 | Reply
International Halal Food Conference in Belgium a Great Success

Islamic Food Council of Europe (IFCE) hosted the
third International Halal Food Conference, on 21 November 2008 at
the Sheraton Hotel, Brussels Zaventem Airport, Belgium . The event was deemed an great success attracting around 50 food industry professionals
from 15 countries.

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IIF and ‘Industry is the Future of Yemen’ Conference

| 22/12/2008 | Reply
IIF and ‘Industry is the Future of Yemen’ Conference

“Industry is the future of Yemen” will begin in Hadramout on Monday,
said Omar Bajarsh, Chairman of the Hadramout Chamber of Commerce and
Industry. The conference will be attended by concerned bodies from the
Yemeni government, Gulf companies and representatives from Malaysia,
including the guest of honor former Malaysian Prime Minister Dr.
Mahathir Mohammad. 

Malaysian participation in this
conference will be especially important as the country was able to
successfully transform itself from a developing agricultural economy
like Yemen into an advanced industrial country. 

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