- Malaysia International Halal Showcase (MIHAS) 2018
Malaysia International Halal Showcase 2018
Leading the Global Halal Trade
The world’s largest halal trade show returns for its highly-anticipated 15th edition.
Date: 4-7 April 2018
Venue: Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC)
The Malaysia International Halal Showcase is an annual dedicated halal trade show. The event covers 7 industry sectors – Food & Beverage, Pharmaceuticals, Cosmetics, Islamic Finance, Logistics, Digital and E-Commerce, and Muslim-friendly Tourism. MIHAS in 2017 attracted 576 exhibitors from 33 countries and was visited by 22,744 trade visitors from 80 countries.
ABOUT MALAYSIA AND THE GLOBAL ISLAMIC ECONOMY REPORT
For the past three consecutive years, Malaysia has been ranked the number 1 halal economy according to the Global Islamic Economy Report produced by Thomson Reuters. The Global Islamic Economy Indicator (GIEI) is a composite weighted index that evaluates by countryand the quality of its overall Islamic Economy ecosystem. Malaysia’s exports of halal products was valued at RM 42 billion last year, with the main export items being Halal food and beverages followed by Halal ingredients and palm oil derivatives. Among Malaysia’s top export markets are China, Singapore, the United States of America and Japan. In addition, Malaysia’s Halal exports are also projected to contribute 8.7% to Malaysia’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 2020, indicating its importance to the nation.
(Source : Global Islamic Economy Report 2017/2018 by Thomson Reuters and MATRADE)