Tag: GIES

Opinion: Entrepreneurship & Trends in the Global Islamic Economy

| 28/10/2016 | 1 Reply
Opinion: Entrepreneurship & Trends in the Global Islamic Economy

Over 4 jam-packed days in Dubai, the best minds in the business of the Islamic Economy & Entrepreneurship came together to share, learn, and grow.

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GIES: Hamdan bin Mohammed attends 3rd Global Islamic Economy Summit

| 12/10/2016 | 2 Replies
GIES: Hamdan bin Mohammed attends 3rd Global Islamic Economy Summit

The Summit attracted more than 3,000 delegates including leaders, decision makers, experts, and specialists from all sectors of the economy. The winners of the Islamic Economy Awards were announced.

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GIES: Sheikh Hamdan launches ‘My Salaam’ App and Portal

| 12/10/2016 | Reply
GIES: Sheikh Hamdan launches ‘My Salaam’ App and Portal

The digital platform seamlessly combines trending modest fashion stories with providing a marketplace outlet for Islamic products and services.

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GIES: Non OIC markets looking to boost exports of halal food

| 12/10/2016 | Reply
GIES: Non OIC markets looking to boost exports of halal food

By Sarah Algethami, Gulf News The biggest suppliers of halal meat are from non OIC countries DUBAI: Food exporters from non Muslim majority countries are taking advantage of the growth in the global halal food market, according to an industry expert. Rafi-uddin Shikoh, chief executive and managing director at research firm DinarStandard, said that the […]

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GIES: Governments need to do more to address needs of Islamic youth

| 12/10/2016 | Reply
GIES: Governments need to do more to address needs of Islamic youth

Governments across the Arab region need to do more to address the needs of the youth in the region, said panellists participating in the opening plenary session of GIES 2016.

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GIES: Sheikh Mohammed says Islamic Economy has proved its efficiency over the years

| 11/10/2016 | Reply
GIES: Sheikh Mohammed says Islamic Economy has proved its efficiency over the years

“The Islamic Economic system has been tested by various international financial institutions, and we have started reaping the benefits of this system.”

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UAE: Third Islamic Economy Summit begins in Dubai on Tuesday

| 11/10/2016 | Reply
UAE: Third Islamic Economy Summit begins in Dubai on Tuesday

Themed “Inspiring Change,” the summit will be held under the patronage of Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

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GIES: IHAF to address unification of Halal industry

| 10/10/2016 | Reply
GIES: IHAF to address unification of Halal industry

“Various countries have different sets of acceptable criteria in certifying Halal products, thus inadvertently forming trade barriers among them.”

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GIES: Halal Fashion Shows Signs of Growth and Market-Leading Innovation

| 06/10/2016 | Reply
GIES: Halal Fashion Shows Signs of  Growth and Market-Leading Innovation

Driven mostly by Muslim women, and their burgeoning purchasing power, the halal fashion industry has been undergoing momentous growth.

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UAE: 5 Entrepreneurs Qualify to Final Pitch Presentation Round of Innovation 4 Impact Competition

| 05/10/2016 | Reply
UAE: 5 Entrepreneurs Qualify to Final Pitch Presentation Round of Innovation 4 Impact Competition

The five finalists of the Innovation 4 Impact Competition 2016 – set to make up an integral component of the upcoming Global Islamic Economy Summit (GIES 2016).

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UAE leads GCC’s Islamic economy indicator

| 04/10/2016 | Reply
UAE leads GCC’s Islamic economy indicator

The convergence between the Islamic economic sectors is strongly expected to enhance the Islamic economy space going forward.

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UAE to welcome more family tourists in 2016

| 23/09/2016 | Reply
UAE to welcome more family tourists in 2016

A spectrum of subjects will be discussed under the Islamic economy label, including family tourism, at the 3rd Global Islamic Economy Summit held in Dubai in October.

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UAE: Global Islamic Economy Summit to highlight trends

| 06/09/2016 | Reply
UAE: Global Islamic Economy Summit to highlight trends

The Global Islamic Economy Summit (GIES) in Dubai, UAE will discuss key issues and trends in Islamic economy in the region and the world.

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Opinion: Halal food standards too complex-Nestlé

| 12/10/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Halal food standards too complex-Nestlé

Demand for halal food is growing but confusion surrounding global standards is hindering the industry’s potential, said an executive at Nestle, the world’s biggest food group.

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The Islamic economy: untapped opportunity for entrepreneurs?

| 11/10/2015 | Reply
The Islamic economy: untapped opportunity for entrepreneurs?

“Muslim customers who value their culture and religious customs, were the main drivers of Islamic economy,” said Adil Mustapha, acting head of Islamic Finance at Thomson Reuters.

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Study explores untapped Islamic economy potential of the African market

| 07/10/2015 | Reply
Study explores untapped Islamic economy potential of the African market

A Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry study to be launched at Africa Global Business Forum reveals large investment opportunities in the untapped sectors.

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Islamic fashion companies face challenges in new markets

| 07/10/2015 | Reply
Islamic fashion companies face challenges in new markets

It’s not just Muslims that look for Islamic fashion items. Some non-Muslims are also interested in halal or modest fashion, experts said at GIES.

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Opinion: Islamic halal economy set to grow, say experts

| 07/10/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Islamic halal economy set to grow, say experts

Many products that were sharia-compliant by nature are now being certified as halal, contributing to the increase in the size of the halal economy.

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Dubai ruler launches Global Islamic Economy gateway

| 06/10/2015 | Reply
Dubai ruler launches Global Islamic Economy gateway

Providing business and professional data on the main sectors of the Islamic economy, including food, finance, tourism, pharmaceuticals, fashion, and digital media.

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Dubai: Nobel Peace laureate blasts global banking system

| 06/10/2015 | Reply
Dubai: Nobel Peace laureate blasts global banking system

Muhammad Yunus said, “A global financial system that served the rich “was one reason why the whole planet remains entirely unsustainable”.

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