Category: Asia

Malaysia Halal show creates record-breaking $510m in trade

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysia virtual International Halal Showcase (Mihas) 2021, the world’s leading halal platform, has generated a record-breaking RM2.13 billion ($510 million) in export…

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Thailand to export halal food to Saudi Arabia after restoration of diplomatic relations

BANGKOK: The Ministry of Commerce is going to roll out export plans for chicken and halal food for the Saudi Arabia market after the Middle…

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Indonesia’s halal export potential reaches US$3.6 billion

JAKARTA: Deputy Minister of State-Owned Enterprises Pahala Nugraha Mansury¬†has said that the potential for Indonesia’s halal product exports has reached around US$3.6 billion. “We also…

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The future is bright for Islamic banking in Asean

  KUALA LUMPUR: ASEAN is powering the global growth of Islamic banking, thanks to world-leading innovation and strong demand. The success of Islamic banking will…

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Indonesia and Malaysia: At the forefront of halal beauty innovation

JAKARTA: The Asia-Pacific (APAC) region is accounting for the largest slice of this thriving market, with Malaysia and Indonesia leading the pack. Although Malaysia is…

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Indonesia focuses on Halal travel

JAKARTA: With Hajj trips off the menu this year, Indonesian tour firms seek to make domestic offerings more Muslim-friendly. Indonesia is gradually getting back to…

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Global Islamic Finance Report 2021 launched

JAKARTA: Amidst the pandemic, Cambridge Institute of Islamic Finance (Cambridge-IIF), together with Ajman University Center for Excellence in Islamic Finance (AU-CEIF), has once again successfully…

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Taste the Philippines through its halal food and heritage destinations

MANILA: The Philippines Department of Tourism (PDOT) highlights the country’s food traditions through different programs that encourage new dining discoveries such as the Halal Culinary…

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New Halal Certification to impact businesses

JAKARTA: Indonesia issued a new Halal certification law, under Government Regulation 39 of 2021 (GR 39/2021) that will impact businesses in most industries. GR 39/2021…

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Aceh continues to develop world class Halal tourism

JAKARTA:¬†After winning the prizes in the National Halal Tourism Competition (KPHN), the Indonesian westernmost province of Aceh continues to develop its halal tourism in an…

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