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UAE: Islamic finance talent gap to reach 8,000 plus

| 27/03/2014 | Reply
UAE:  Islamic finance talent gap to reach 8,000 plus

Recruiters in the UAE are already seeing a 50 per cent growth in demand for candidates with Islamic finance experience.

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UAE: Representatives of the Dubai Int’l Academic City and Dubai Knowledge Village visit INCEIF

| 18/03/2014 | Reply
UAE: Representatives of the Dubai Int’l Academic City and Dubai Knowledge Village visit INCEIF

DIAC and DKV reps – the world’s only Free Zone area dedicated to Human Resource Management and learning excellence – visit INCEIF campus.

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UAE: Demand grows for Halal food as industry evolves

| 13/03/2014 | Reply
UAE: Demand grows for Halal food as industry evolves

The world’s Muslim population is estimated at around 1.6 billion, and the majority is believed to adhere to or prefer to adhere to halal products when possible.

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Opinion: Halal labeling: The next gold mine?

| 01/03/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Halal labeling: The next gold mine?

The worldwide food industry is paying attention to detail to fulfill Muslim halal requirements by avoiding some substances or ingredients.

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Morocco aims to attract more investment from Gulf states

| 25/02/2014 | Reply
Morocco aims to attract more investment from Gulf states

“Morocco is a platform for Europe, Middle East, Africa and ideally situated as an export platform for the EU market, US East Coast and other markets.”

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UK: HFA stance on Stunning under EU Regulation EC1099/2009

| 14/02/2014 | Reply
UK: HFA stance on Stunning under EU Regulation EC1099/2009

Halal Food Authority has issued the following statement on the conditions with which it will certify poultry that goes through bath stunning.

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Saudi Arabia and MENA Baby Food Industry

| 14/02/2014 | Reply
Saudi Arabia and MENA Baby Food Industry

A rapidly evolving economy, rising personal disposable incomes, increasing preference for packaged food will drive the baby food market.

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USA: Best Buy commercial points way to greater Muslim acceptance

| 25/01/2014 | Reply
USA: Best Buy commercial points way to greater Muslim acceptance

For viewers used to seeing negative images of Muslims on television, the commercial was a rare exception.

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Opinion: Islamic economy – leap of faith

| 09/01/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Islamic economy – leap of faith

The Islamic economy is rising rapidly as a major economic paradigm driving growth in the post-crisis world.

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UAE: Promises of potential to contend with the demands of delivery

| 26/12/2013 | Reply
UAE: Promises of potential to contend with the demands of delivery

As the handbook to Dubai’s Global Islamic Economy Summit explained, the more comprehensively-defined arena offers a greater vista of opportunity still.

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UAE: The State of the Global Islamic Economy 2013 Report.

| 26/11/2013 | Reply
UAE: The State of the Global Islamic Economy 2013 Report.

The report, commissioned by ‘Dubai Capital of the Islamic Economy’ and produced by Thomson Reuters in collaboration with DinarStandard, was released at the Global Islamic Economy Summit 2013.

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UAE: Islamic food, lifestyle market to hit $1.6 trillion

| 25/11/2013 | Reply
UAE: Islamic food, lifestyle market to hit $1.6 trillion

This forms the potential core market for halal food and lifestyle sectors, said The State of the Global Islamic Economy 2013 Report.

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UEA: First State of the Global Islamic Economy Report 2013

| 25/11/2013 | Reply
UEA: First State of the Global Islamic Economy Report 2013

While there are various major centres of Islamic economy — all in Asia — Dubai could emerge as the leader in the next phase of the evolution of Sharia compliant sectors.

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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: Sixth Borneo International Islamic Conference

| 20/09/2013 | Reply
Malaysia: Sixth Borneo International Islamic Conference

The two-day conference will see the presentation of 100 working papers on various academic disciplines, such as halal, waqaf, tithe, Islamic economy, education, marketing and manuscripts with regards to Islam in Borneo.

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Brunei signs Halal Product Development accord with Korean company

| 19/09/2013 | Reply
Brunei signs Halal Product Development accord with Korean company

South Korean biopharmaceutical firm BioLeaders Corporation is collaborating with the Brunei government in research and technical cooperation for the development of halal products.

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Malaysia: Halal Surgical Surture Manufacturing

| 06/08/2013 | Reply
Malaysia: Halal Surgical Surture Manufacturing

The Selangor State Development Corporation (PKNS), has embarked into the halal surgical surture business through its subsidiary, Worldwide Medivest Sdn Bhd, which has invested RM80 million.

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Pakistan: Halal search engine launched

| 11/07/2013 | Reply
Pakistan: Halal search engine launched

The site, Halalgoogling, sources results from popular engines such as Google and Bing but its built-in filtering system blocks haram – or prohibited – content.

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Brunei: Signing Of Three MoUs To Further Boost Brunei Halal Certification

| 26/05/2013 | Reply
Brunei:  Signing Of Three MoUs To Further Boost Brunei Halal Certification

The credibility and integrity of Brunei Darussalam’s Halal brand is set for a boost in the eyes of the global Halal industry following the signing of MoUs between three well-known institutions.

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Malaysia: Strengthening the Halal brand through innovation

| 09/04/2013 | Reply
Malaysia: Strengthening the Halal brand through innovation

Innovation and a strict adaptation of the Islamic philosophy are the barometers that can determine how genuine a halal hub is, says Prof Pervaiz K Ahmad of the Monash University.

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