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Malaysia: DagangHalal floats on LSX

| 08/04/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: DagangHalal floats on LSX

Malaysian-based DagangHalal, an e-commerce trading platform for halal-verified products, has floated on the London Stock Exchange’s (LSX).

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Muslim Lifestyle Expo in London highlights largely untapped market

| 08/04/2016 | Reply
Muslim Lifestyle Expo in London highlights largely untapped market

Global brands are waking up to the massive opportunities of the worldwide Muslim market but many still misunderstand or ignore the potential of a burgeoning sector.

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South Korea: Is K-beauty ready for global halal market?

| 07/04/2016 | Reply
South Korea: Is K-beauty ready for global halal market?

From China to the US, South Korean cosmetics firms have been making inroads into the global market by diversifying their product lines and brand image.

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Saudi Arabia: Islamic body stresses need to bolster Muslim economy

| 07/04/2016 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Islamic body stresses need to bolster Muslim economy

The Islamic Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (ICCIA) stressed the need to strengthen economy of the 57 Muslim countries.

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Planned halal slaughterhouse in Finland – 10,000 sheep a year

| 06/04/2016 | Reply
Planned halal slaughterhouse in Finland – 10,000 sheep a year

A Halal slaughterhouse was born of need, as the demand for halal meat in Finland has increased due to immigration of Muslims.

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Russian meat industry harbours export hope

| 06/04/2016 | Reply
Russian meat industry harbours export hope

Russian poultry processors are already preparing to export Halal chicken to countries in the Persian Gulf and North Africa.

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Qatar to headquarter Halal Certification Authority office

| 06/04/2016 | Reply
Qatar to headquarter Halal Certification Authority office

ICCIA in Jeddah selected Qatar to be the headquarters of a pan-Islamic authority which will be responsible for issuing Halal certifications.

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UK: Halal certified vitamin range for UK Muslims

| 06/04/2016 | 2 Replies
UK: Halal certified vitamin range for UK Muslims

London Based Nature’s Well Labs Launches First “HMC Halal Certified” Vitamin Range for UK Muslims.

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Philippines exporters make record $110m from Gulfood

| 06/04/2016 | Reply
Philippines exporters make record $110m from Gulfood

Products already have Halal certification but for next year they will need to look at facilitation and processing of licensing requirements for the national Dubai Halal mark.

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Malaysia: HDC Takes the Halal Industry to New Heights

| 06/04/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: HDC Takes the Halal Industry to New Heights

World Halal Conference ‘Halal at the Forefront of Social and Economic Change’ gave way to empowering insights and sound knowledge of the Halal industry.

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Malaysia: Youth lifestyles shape the “Halal industry”

| 06/04/2016 | Reply
Malaysia:  Youth lifestyles shape the “Halal industry”

MALAYSIA is doing well in the halal industry as there are more than 5,500 halal certified companies with 92% are small medium entrepreneurs.

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Malaysia: New spa in refurbished store offers beauty treatments

| 05/04/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: New spa in refurbished store offers beauty treatments

LAUNCHED in 2015, halal-certified Malaysian beauty brand Forest Colour has opened its newly refurbished flagship store.

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Penang, South Korea Collaborate To Propel Bilateral Growth In Halal Industry

| 05/04/2016 | Reply
Penang, South Korea Collaborate To Propel Bilateral Growth In Halal Industry

Penang is on track towards becoming a global halal hub following the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with South Korea-based Biz-Holdings Co Ltd.

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Malaysia: ‘Halal industry can be lifted to higher level’

| 05/04/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: ‘Halal industry can be lifted to higher level’

THE Malaysian halal industry can be lifted to a higher level based on the positive response received at World Halal Week 2016.

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Pakistan: Intl Halal Conference, Exhibition to mark start of meat exports to China

| 05/04/2016 | Reply
Pakistan: Intl Halal Conference, Exhibition to mark start of meat exports to China

Punjab Halal Development Agency (PHDA) is holding 5th International Halal Conference and Exhibition, 2016 in Lahore from April 12 to 13.

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Another Shariah-compliant airline rises, offers cheaper flights to Mecca

| 05/04/2016 | Reply
Another Shariah-compliant airline rises, offers cheaper flights to Mecca

The CEO of Waqf Airlines’ said the airline seeks to fly Muslim pilgrims heading to Islam’s holiest city, Mecca and Jeddah.

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Canada: Halal labelling rules kick in today, but certifying organizations remain unregulated

| 05/04/2016 | Reply
Canada:  Halal labelling rules kick in today, but certifying organizations remain unregulated

New CFIA rules require halal label include name of organization or individual who certified the product.

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DAFZA explores Halal investment opportunities in Malaysia

| 04/04/2016 | Reply
DAFZA explores Halal investment opportunities in Malaysia

By Matthew Amlot, CPI Financial Dr. Mohammed Al Zarooni, Director General of Dubai Airport Freezone (DAFZA) met with HE Dato’ Sri Mustapa Mohamed, Malaysia’s Minister of Trade and Industry at the Ministry’s headquarters. Both parties discussed ways to develop and strengthen economic and trade ties between Malaysia and the Freezone. Also talked about was DAFZA’s […]

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Malaysia: Govt Seeks To Boost Efforts At Bumiputera Participation In Halal Industry

| 01/04/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: Govt Seeks To Boost Efforts At Bumiputera Participation In Halal Industry

Bumiputera participation in the halal industry is still lagging as up to 70 per cent of the players are non-Bumiputeras.

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Canada: Former Atlantic Dairy and Forage Institute farm to sell fresh meat

| 01/04/2016 | Reply
Canada: Former Atlantic Dairy and Forage Institute farm to sell fresh meat

The couple say they will be able to offer customers halal meat if they choose. They say with influx of Syrian refugees coming to Canada they know there is a demand.

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