Tag: Rushdi Siddiqui

New E-Commerce Sites Specialize in Halal Products for Muslims

| 17/02/2016 | Reply
New E-Commerce Sites Specialize in Halal Products for Muslims

New e-commerce firms are jostling to capitalize on the growing numbers of middle class Muslims who are now spending more than $100 billion a year shopping online.

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Opinion: Zilzar – Consumerism with Integrity

| 19/04/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Zilzar – Consumerism with Integrity

Youth lead the emerging Muslim consumerism as they identify with faith-based spiritual values and, concurrently, want the “secular” benefits.

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Opinion: Food insecurity – From farmers to financiers

| 24/03/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Food insecurity – From farmers to financiers

There is need to encourage countries to stop using food as a political football, a tool of foreign policy.

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Opinion: Halal – from alternative to absurd

| 02/03/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Halal – from alternative to absurd

In the last few years there have been a number stories concerning halal: some bring a smile to the face, some bring a smirk, some bring confusion, some bring fascination, and some bring ‘what the …’ reaction.

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Opinion: Halal turning to haram

| 24/02/2015 | Reply
Opinion:  Halal turning to haram

It may not be well understood that something that is ‘halal’ may become haram at the various streams in the food supply chain.

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Malaysia: Zilzar Announces Advisory Board Appointment

| 17/02/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: Zilzar Announces Advisory Board Appointment

Mr. Akira Miyama brings with him a wealth of networking both in Japan and Malaysia, which will benefit Zilzar greatly.

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Opinion: Does Islamic finance understand what is expected of it?

| 15/02/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Does Islamic finance understand what is expected of it?

Is it comprehending that external events, from 9/11 to Boston Bomber and Charlie Hebdo, will impact on its growth beyond Muslim majority countries?

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Opinion: Halal industry offers scope for investment

| 10/02/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Halal industry offers scope for investment

But, what is halal investment and how is it different from today’s Shariah-compliant investment of equity funds and private equity?

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Malaysia: Zilzar signs MoU with PIHH to promote Made In Penang

| 30/01/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: Zilzar signs MoU with PIHH to promote Made In Penang

The MoU covers joint collaboration between two parties to build and expand the ‘Made in Penang’ brand to create jobs, boost exports and draw tourism into Penang.

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Opinion: Is Halal understanding cross contamination?

| 17/11/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Is Halal understanding cross contamination?

The halal industry and the certification bodies seem to have missed the boat on cross contamination challenges for halal certified products.

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Zilzar.com Aims To Boost Presence In More Countries

| 13/11/2014 | Reply
Zilzar.com Aims To Boost Presence In More Countries

The company’s vision is to have a halal ecosystem from a wider user base covering buyers, sellers, bloggers and entrepreneurs.

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Malaysia: Zilzar.com goes LIVE

| 29/10/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: Zilzar.com goes LIVE

The world’s first global Muslim Lifestyle Marketplace platform for Information, Content,Community and Trade – Zilzar.com goes LIVE.

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USA: Rushdi Siddiqui To Lead DinarStandard’s Role In Convergence Of Global Halal Economy

| 14/04/2014 | Reply
USA: Rushdi Siddiqui To Lead DinarStandard’s Role In Convergence Of Global Halal Economy

Rushdi Siddiqui is joining DinarStandard™, specialists in global Islamic economies, as Senior Partner and Global Leader/ Head Islamic Economy.

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Opinion: Halal Industry: Fact, Fiction or ‘Faction’

| 24/03/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Halal Industry: Fact, Fiction or ‘Faction’

The key for halal industry growth development entails separating fact from fiction and ‘faction’, much like its more established brethren, Islamic finance.

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Opinion: Moving on to the next level in the new year

| 27/12/2013 | Reply
Opinion:  Moving on to the next level in the new year

We, in Islamic finance and the halal industry, have control of some aspects of our destiny, others we hope we have control over, and, still others, we can only say “Insha’llah”.

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Opinion: Islamic finance and Halal industry to do list 2014

| 15/12/2013 | Reply
Opinion: Islamic finance and Halal industry to do list 2014

As 2013 is drawing to close, there are 10 challenges in Islamic finance and the Halal industry that need to be raised and collectively addressed for 2014 and beyond.

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Opinion: Halal-Nomics

| 10/12/2013 | Reply
Opinion: Halal-Nomics

Nouriel Roubini talked about halal-nomics, including standardization and integration, and halal-lifestyle, and now Muslims must seize the moment by their purchasing power!

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Opinion: Questions over Halal industry approach

| 19/11/2013 | Reply
Opinion: Questions over Halal industry approach

The SAMI halal food index has about 95 companies from Malaysia, yet, Bursa Malaysia has not created a halal economic sector index.

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Halal: Food security and asset class

| 17/11/2013 | Reply
Halal: Food security and asset class

Agro-food is a consumer non-cyclical asset class that is more stable than the preferred real estate investing with boom/bust cycles.

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Opinion: Malaysian leadership: SRI Sukuk and ESG index

| 29/10/2013 | Reply
Opinion: Malaysian leadership: SRI Sukuk and ESG index

The 2014 Budget was announced by the PM, and reference and allocation to Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) Sukuk and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) index are indeed welcomed.

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