CASABLANCA – Russia and Morocco on the way of mutually beneficial cooperation in the halal industry

Casablanca, Dec 6, 2013 – The Russian-Moroccan Business Forum on 2-4 December (Casablanca, Morocco) was attended by over 40 Russian companies from various business sectors. The Forum has shown positive prospects for mutually beneficial cooperation between the countries. One of the results of the Russian-Moroccan business week was signing of the agreement on cooperation in […]

AUSTRALIA – Aussie firms paying inflated price to have halal certification

Australia, Oct 18, 2013 – POWERFUL Muslim clerics in Jakarta are raising money for Islamic schools and mosques by forcing Australian businesses to pay an inflated religious levy on meat exports. The Indonesian Council of Ulama (MUI), the top Islamic body which orders Fatwa religious rulings, is dictating how much Australian companies must pay to […]

JAKARTA – MUI Plans to Regulate Indonesia’s Halal Imports

Jakarta, Jan 7, 2010 – The country’s highest authority on Islamic affairs, the Indonesian Council of Ulema, is planning to insist that all imported food labeled as halal obtain the council’s own halal certification before it can be sold here. The council’s Food, Drugs and Cosmetic Assessment Institute is the sole issuer of halal certificates […]