UAE to host "the global halal industry platform" in Dubai Specification: 18 a halal specification adopted in 2016


Detect his Excellency Abdul Allah Abdelkader Moeini, Director General of Emirates authority for standardization and Metrology "ESMA", about halal products sector is growing 8% annually, while total halal food standards in the UAE about 18000 specification at the end of last year, a figure that reflects the interest of producers and suppliers that trend. "
His Lordship added, in his speech at the opening of "the global halal industry platform," Monday, Conrad Dubai, "an industry that is one of the most prominent enablers of Islamic sector's contribution to economic growth system, which is a major focus for the sustainable development of communities, it is gaining strategic importance, being the first comes under the operational support for the initiative of his Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and ruler of Dubai Allah, to the development of Islamic Economics and development and promotion National economy in industry and trade.
And the global halal industry platform, hosted by the State in Dubai, with the participation of more than 300 officials from decision makers and international experts in the halal standards and specifications of the Islamic world countries from Europe and Asia and many countries of the world, and is held in conjunction with the annual session of the Gulf food fair Gulfood 2017. "
He regarded his Excellency Abdul Allah recruited during the global halal industry platform sessions, key halal industry in the UAE, and Arabic and Islamic countries, but fundamentally changes was the Organization of certification method, putting more actions that are mostly stricter production, storage, transportation and marketing of these products, which will raise consumer confidence indicators that products, whether in the State or States markets Arabic, Islamic countries around the world.
The Director General noted the assumption of UAE ranked second globally after Malaysia in Islamic Economics index, according to a report by the Dubai Centre for developing Islamic Economics, as an Arab State was occupied first place in this frame, indicating that our specialized initiatives currently contribute to increase the quality of the products and therefore consumers benefit image optimization.
His Excellency stressed he recruited absolute certainty that the UAE's efforts and endeavours to provide legislative and normative structure, halal industry gave a boost in protecting consumer interests, beyond the local scale to much broader horizons, and include all the countries of the Islamic world, or on the application of the halal industry around the world.
He praised the vision of his Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and ruler of Dubai Allah, transforming Dubai and UAE capital of Islamic Economics, halal products and sector development axis specifications, we paid — more stimulus-to launch an integrated system to match halal products, we come now to the manufactured products in U.A.E. and holds a national flag around 5000 product factory in the country or imported for local consumption.
He added: "already implemented a pilot initiative is to create a global forum consolidates and organizes the mechanisms and programmes to adopt halal certification contacts and providing global recognition system among accreditation bodies members, under the name" International Forum of halal accreditation bodies, facilitating international trade, support and reinforce the halal industry, popular forum and received global acceptance, evidence of the continued increase in members from different countries of the world.
He noted that the global market for halal products rapidly, with an estimated size of markets and trade in halal products more than 2.3 trillion dollars, with food and beverage obsess about 67% of this trade is worth about $1.4 trillion, at a time when foretell this vital sector with a promising future, the annual growth rate is expected to reach 5.6 percent annually in future by 2020, becoming its spending the equivalent of 1.6 trillion dollars a year, at a time when statistics indicate that Between 75% and 80% of halal food products imported from non-Muslim countries.
"Based on this, it was necessary to work on exploring the future standardization activities, being the main engine of this growing sector, participation and effective communication between different groups involved in the development of this sector and its contributors, in terms of national standardization bodies and accreditation centers certification and views of manufacturers and dealers, through the relevant pool platform to exchange views, ideas and experiences and visions of the future, ways and mechanisms of development.
And explaining his Excellency recruited work programme platform, so that the main axes of the standardization system, synergetic with global best practices, halal industry, to include specialized session to discuss mechanisms and ways of consolidating dependence the main benefits of applying them to ensure proper governance system, and the second session includes discussion of major challenges for halal certification agencies and how to overcome them and mechanisms for the mutual recognition of diplomas. Finally, will the national flag certified institutions Halal to put Intelligent shifting audience experience.
He praised his companies and others that contribute to activate the halal system through the adoption of best quality and meet the requirements of Islamic law. We have 20 and trusting Foundation certificates to contribute in support of the system by offering its services in several countries including: Germany, Australia, thus enabling the client to communicate directly with various service providers.
His Lordship pointed out that the Commission had granted the national number of halal brand (38) to the total​​​
On one hand, bringing the total number of national brand certified halal (141) from different countries for example: Japan, South Korea, Russia, Azerbaijan, Spain, India, Armenia, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Kazakhstan and other countries.
His Excellency stressed recruited that at the local level, we strive continuously toward raising awareness of halal industry indicators, specifications, WAM ActionAid within awareness strategy plan aimed at all local and international partners and beneficiaries to make the application mechanisms and system as well as the definition of "national flag of halal regulation on licensing requirements and first national flag logo halal world" launched by the Commission in 2014.
He added: "we take pride in the U.A.E. State, that our national legislative system of halal products, aiming to develop food safety standards within the framework of Islamic law glue, ensure their adaptation to international standards in this regard, as this system opens up new horizons for optimum application of halal specifications, through Government and private sector partners in response to our invitation to apply.
His Lordship concluded floor stressing the efforts of UAE in this framework did not stop there, but to seek further expansion plans in the halal industry, since the State has prepared a draft "residue limits for ethyl alcohol) ethanol (" Gulf team halal food and raised to count as standard, and further develop technical regulations concerning sacrificial contractual requirements requirements according to Islamic Sharia and stop keeping up with the latest technical and regulatory developments and international practices in this regard.​

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