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Halal

Describing anything that is permissible in sharia, or Islamic law. The word most often refers to moral decisions or food items. However, it may also refer to investments acceptable to Islamic finance.
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It estimates the existence of a huge international market of Halal business worth trillions of dollars, bulk of which is taken away by non-Muslim countries.
Such stiff competition and a reported target of 10 per cent of the global market share for its international Halal centre in the next three years, means Dubai will have its work cut out.
With the increase in global Halal trade, many countries are taking initiatives to capitalise on the growth potential.
Malaysia Airlines values this contribution by INHART as it is constantly trying to improvise the Halal standard on board it's flights.
The aim is to net a share of the blossoming halal tourism market, which requires halal certified hotels and restaurants.
The big international consumer brands such as Nestle, Unilever and Danone have long obtained Malaysia's halal mark from JAKIM.
Fresh meat accounted for the vast bulk of halal meat bought, with about 80% of respondents saying they bought fresh meat direct from the butcher's counter.
Halal cosmetics are aspect of the global Halal industry that is still in its infancy.
He added: "There is a growing demand in France for halal foie gras, non-alcoholic champagne, sauerkraut garnished with pork free sausages and halal hamburgers.
The UK does not have a single standard for halal slaughter.
Frits van Dijk, executive vice president at the world's biggest food group, told Reuters on the sidelines of the World Halal Forum in The Hague he expected the halal food business in Europe to grow by 20 to 25 percent within the next decade.