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TUNISIA’S TEXTILE SECTOR SHRUGS OFF COUNTRY’S POLITICAL TURMOIL AND TARGETS GROWTH



The leaders of Tunisian textile industry argue that their independent development plans will help them weather Tunisia’s ongoing political storms, staying on track in growing export and internal markets.

When President Kais Saied announced froze parliament and sacked Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi on July 25 (2021), there were initially scenes of jubilation, but these have morphed into fears about instability and uncertainty as he gathered power into his hands to rule by presidential decree.…

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NON-BIG THREE MANUFACTURERS FIGHT UNIONISED WORKER ONLY EV TAX CREDIT, AS CONGRESS CONSIDERS VOTE



 

Opposition is mounting outside the Big Three US auto manufacturers to proposed federal tax credits for electric vehicle purchases within proposed House of Representatives and Senate versions of the Build Back Better Act.

With a House vote maybe happening this week, representatives of foreign-owned and non-union manufacturers as well as the Canadian and Mexican governments, are pushing for changes to the tax credit packages under discussion.…

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SPAIN TRIES TO RECOVER ITS GOLDEN PLACE IN THE MUSLIM WORLD



Spain, which in the early Middle Ages was part of Islamic state called Al-Andalus – remembered as a golden age of Spanish tolerance and reason – has finally started to seriously play to win in the global halal market, through tourism and exports.…

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SOUTH KOREA’S PHARMA SECTOR PROBES HALAL MARKET WITH INDONESIAN PARTNERS



 

South Korea’s pharmaceutical industry, a global player with exports reaching South Korean Won KRW7.93 trillion (USD6.8 billion) in 2020, has been expanding its foothold in the world’s Muslim markets, offering guarantees that manufacturers avoid inputs that are offensive to Muslims.…

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INDONESIA’S HALAL PHARMA SECTOR GROWS, BUT RELIANCE ON IMPORTED UNCERTIFIED INGREDIENTS IMPEDES DEVELOPMENT



 

Indonesia’s drive to require pharmaceutical products to be halal-certified is gathering pace, but the country’s pharma industry’s reliance on imported raw materials for medicines is impeding progress, officials and industry players say.  

In October, Indonesia issued a government regulation requiring pharmaceutical products to be certified halal by 2029 for over-the-counter drugs and 2034 for prescription medicines.…

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KENYA’S HALAL FOOD MARKET AND INDUSTRY IS GROWING, BUT EXPANSION COULD BE MADE MORE SUSTAINABLE



The halal food market and industry in Kenya, east Africa’s economic hub, is growing, say experts, although reforms in regulation and certification are needed to underpin the sustainability of this growth.

As elsewhere, said Eugene Jernigan, director of International Trade Policy and Development at the Action Green for Trade and Sustainable Development (AGTSD) organisation, that serves small businesses in Kenya, Covid-19 hit food service sales in Kenya, and that included halal outlets.…

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INDONESIA ULEMA COUNCIL BOARD’S RULING ON HARAM CRYPTO MAY BE CHALLENGED BY OTHER SCHOLARS



On November 11 (2021), Indonesia’s National Ulema Council (MUI), the country’s top Muslim clerical body, ruled that “using” cryptocurrency is haram, due to its “uncertainty” and “potential for wagering and harm”. 

The ruling, which was not accompanied by any public clarification of MUI’s position on what constitutes “using” cryptocurrency, sent ripples through the Islamic world and reignited discussions about the role of the rapidly expanding digital assets sector in Sharia-compliant finance. …

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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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HALAL AND NON-HALAL EXPERTS WORK TO TREAT ANIMALS HUMANELY – BUT LIVESTOCK CONSCIOUSNESS AT KILLING REMAINS A CONCERN



Halal experts and animal welfare activists around the world are seeking common ground on how to keep and slaughter animals in the most humane ways possible. Halal certification systems that forbid pre-slaughter stunning as haram is becoming an increasingly acute issue for countries with strong animal welfare culture traditions and growing Muslim populations.…

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BANGLADESH PUSHING HALAL FOOD EXPORTS BY EXPANDING CERTIFICATION AND GOVERNMENT MARKET RESEARCH



The Bangladesh food industry is increasing its efforts to export halal foods to Muslim majority population countries. A senior government delegation is planning to visit Turkey and Indonesia this year to gather facts and advice on improving Bangladesh sales in these countries of halal food.…

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