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HALAL FOOD EXPORTS GROW FAST FROM INDIA, WHICH HAS MAJOR DOMESTIC HALAL MARKET



Halal food exports from India are growing fast, according to a key Indian certification organisation, with domestic consumers among India’s 200 million Muslims also being increasingly demanding about halal standards.

According to Faiyaz Khan, the master technologist in food technology, of certification body the Jamait-Ulama-I-Hind Halal Trust, the volume of halal certified exported food products sold from India have grown by more than 50% over the past two years.…

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UK HALAL FOOD INDUSTRY BEING DISRUPTED BY BREXIT



BRITAIN’S halal food market maybe growing, but the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union (EU) in January 2020 has been impeding the sale, production and export of such products, and the regulatory headaches may get worse in future.

Speaking to Salaam Gateway, Rizvan Khalid, managing director, of Euro Quality Lambs, a major England-based producer and exporter of halal sheepmeat, said trade red tape imposed since the UK quit the EU has imposed GBP500,000 of annual regulatory costs on his business.…

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EL SALVADOR CLOTHING INDUSTRY BOSS PILOTS SALVADORAN TEXTILE AND CLOTHING INDUSTRY OUT OF COVID CRISIS



The executive director of the Chamber of the Textile and Apparel Industry, of El Salvador (CAMTEX – Cámara de la Industria Textil) has told Just Style how her manufacturing hub is seizing market opportunities growing as Covid-19 ebbs.

Patricia Figueroa, who has been in her job since 2015, also highlighted the challenges the Salvadoran clothing and textile industry will tackle in 2021-22, with CAMTEX’s help.…

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PERSONALITY TRAITS CAN INDICATE A PREDILECTION FOR FRAUD SAY EXPERTS



Are people with specific personality traits more prone to commit frauds than others? Psychological researchers and experienced anti-fraud professionals agree that this is indeed the case.

A study into the motivation of cyber-fraudster, written by a researcher at Perdue University, Indiana, USA, last year (2020) concluded that individuals with higher levels of narcissism had “higher capabilities to commit online fraud”.…

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TECHNICAL ROUND UP – ISSB LAUNCHED AT COP26



THE INTERNATIONAL Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) will start work in early 2022, based in Frankfurt, Germany, and Montréal, Canada, the IFRS Foundation Trustees have announced at the COP26 climate change meeting in Glasgow, Scotland. The trustees added that the new body would by next June (2022) incorporate the work of the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) and the Value Reporting Foundation (VRF), which itself includes the Integrated Reporting Framework and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB).…

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CAP REFORMS MAY CASE FOOD INDUSTRY TO SUFFER FROM RISING FARM COSTS AND DECLINING SUPPLY



Food manufacturers across the European Union (EU) may pay more for their ingredients because of new EU rules requiring farmers to undertake additional work to get the same subsidies, while the cost of fuel and fertiliser is also rising.

“I think you will see that the industry will, at least initially, eat some of the price increases,” predicted Gunnar Kvistgaard, director of Denmark-based 1A Food Consulting.…

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RENEWABLE DIESEL GROWTH SET TO DISRUPT LIQUID FUEL INDUSTRY AND MARKET



Growth in demand for and production of renewable diesel is set to disrupt the global liquid fuels sector, with major increases in refining capacity being developed now. Renewable diesel has major potential as a transitional alternative energy source, because, unlike standard biofuels, in its highest quality form, it is chemically identical to fossil fuel diesel. …

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IMAGINATION AND INNOVATION PUSHES SMALL-SCALE RENEWABLES INTO SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA



Sub-Saharan Africa has natural resources that aids the development of renewable energy, it has lots of sun, plentiful wind, and much potentially sustainable biomass. With the development of small-scale affordable renewable energy technologies, such systems have been promoted by major aid agencies keen to prevent deforestation and excessive reliance on fossil fuels, that – even where they are plentiful, have not usually led to widespread economic development.

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ASIAN REGULATORY ROUND UP – TAIWAN REVISES CLIMATE LAW TO ENSURE PAINT EXPORTS TO EU AVOID ECO-DUTY



The Taiwan Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has initiated a revision of the island’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction and Management Law, partly to help paint and coatings manufacturers maintain access to the European Union (EU) market. The reform will take account of the EU’s planned Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism, which may levy duties on products the EU deems have been made with excess carbon emissions.…

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SCIENTISTS PRODUCE TEXTILE SECTOR CHEMICALS FROM SPENT NUCLEAR FUEL



Researchers from England’s Lancaster University and Aston University, plus the Jožef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia, have developed a technique of making textile additives from spent nuclear fuel. They argue the system offers economic and environmental gains regarding the processing of waste, as well as substituting sodium dithionite, which can help form toxic gases.…

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