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Global Islamic Economy Summit gives Islamic finance a needed face-lift

| 02/12/2013 | Reply
Global Islamic Economy Summit gives Islamic finance a needed face-lift

The Islamic economy is about ethical consumerism, and ethics are universal values.

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UAE: Shekra Crowdfunding Wins Two Awards in Dubai

| 02/12/2013 | Reply
UAE: Shekra Crowdfunding Wins Two Awards in Dubai

Shekra, the first Shariah-compliant Crowdfunding platform globally, receives the Islamic Economy Award as best SME Development provider at the Global Islamic Economy Summit in Dubai.

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Opinion: Innovation is achieved by sharing our values

| 30/11/2013 | Reply
Opinion: Innovation is achieved by sharing our values

This week’s Global Islamic Economy Summit in Dubai was a breath of fresh air centering around talk of consumer values, of innovating for consumer needs and understanding who is the Muslim consumer.

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Opinion: Muslim countries missing tourism opportunities

| 28/11/2013 | Reply
Opinion: Muslim countries missing tourism opportunities

“While there is a huge investment potential in these sectors, OIC is lacking efforts. [They are] getting too relaxed and secured with the idea that they are Muslim countries.”

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Opinion: Media’s influence growing with young Muslims

| 28/11/2013 | Reply
Opinion: Media’s influence growing with young Muslims

A new generation of media-savvy Muslims is making media a top-priority for governments, said experts yesterday at the Global Islamic Economy Summit.

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Expo 2020 triumph to boost Dubai’s global Islamic economy ambitions

| 28/11/2013 | Reply
Expo 2020 triumph to boost Dubai’s global Islamic economy ambitions

Dubai winning the right to stage the Expo 2020 exhibition will be a major boost for its ambition to be the hub of the global Islamic economy.

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UAE: Halal Products Not Only For Muslims – Expert

| 26/11/2013 | Reply
UAE: Halal Products Not Only For Muslims – Expert

It is a mistake to market Halal products to Muslims only and more must be done to increase their marketability, one expert has said at the Global Islamic Economy Summit.

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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 governments should work hard to escalate Islamic businesses

| 26/11/2013 | Reply
UAE:  Islamic governments should work hard to escalate Islamic businesses

Highlighting two basic tools of the Islamic economy, Al Madani said that through Zakat and Waqf governments can build a new track in development and social prosperity.

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UAE Cabinet approves rules for GCC market integration

| 25/11/2013 | Reply
UAE Cabinet approves rules for GCC market integration

The Cabinet has approved the implementation of standard rules and principles for the integration of GCC financial markets, as well as the UAE’s Halal food control system.

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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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Dubai: Business and Media Training course for Islamic Economy

| 24/11/2013 | Reply
Dubai: Business and Media Training course for Islamic Economy

The higher committee for the development of the Islamic Economy Sector today rolled-out a media training course for business and economic journalists from the region’s top media houses.

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UAE: Dubai eyes profit in setting Islamic standards

| 24/11/2013 | Reply
UAE: Dubai eyes profit in setting Islamic standards

From cosmetics to accommodation, travel to toothpaste, complying with religious principles is becoming big business in the Muslim world, and Dubai sees an opportunity.

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UAE: Dubai can take a big bite out of global halal industry

| 21/11/2013 | Reply
UAE: Dubai can take a big bite out of global halal industry

Amid the global move towards an Islamic economy, Dubai has already laid its robust footsteps with the launch of “Dubai: Capital of Islamic Economy”.

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UAE: Glitzy Dubai eyes profit in setting Islamic standards

| 21/11/2013 | Reply
UAE: Glitzy Dubai eyes profit in setting Islamic standards

The emirate is mounting the world’s first systematic drive to profit from “halal” goods and services by setting global standards for them, as part of its plans to make the emirate a center of the “Islamic economy”

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Islamic finance and food sector need convergence

| 27/10/2013 | Reply
Islamic finance and food sector need convergence

Islamic finance has excess liquidity and limited Sharia-compliant investment opportunities; the expanding Halal food sector is under-supplied and in need of capital. So what is stopping these two from working together for their mutual benefit?

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UAE: European Halal Foods make entry into Dubai

| 22/10/2013 | Reply
UAE: European Halal Foods make entry into Dubai

Dubai FDI, the foreign investment office in the Department of Economic Development (DED), with the Austria Business Center has facilitated the establishment of a European halal foods company in Dubai.

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Opinion: Expert gets behind Dubai’s push to become capital of Islamic economy

| 09/10/2013 | Reply
Opinion: Expert gets behind Dubai’s push to become capital of Islamic economy

Abdalhamid David Evans has been fronting a series of presentations involving the news organisation Thomson Reuters, the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry and other stakeholders in the initiative.

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UAE: Dubai Islamic Economy Strategy built on 7 pillars

| 07/10/2013 | Reply
UAE: Dubai Islamic Economy Strategy built on 7 pillars

Many of these initiatives have launched already, such as the Dubai Global Sukuk Centre, the Dubai Centre for Islamic Finance, the Global Islamic Economy Summit and Islamic Economy Award.

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UAE: ‘Dubai – World Capital of Islamic Economy’ initiative unveiled

| 06/10/2013 | Reply
UAE: ‘Dubai – World Capital of Islamic Economy’ initiative unveiled

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, today launched the ‘Dubai – Capital of Islamic Economy’ initiative.

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