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Dubai, United Arab Emirates — SGS Gulf Ltd. has been recognized by Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) on the recently launched second edition of their Halal Guidebook entitled 'Dubai – A Global Gateway for Halal Industry: A Step-by-Step Guide.'  The release mentioned special thanks for the contributions of SGS Gulf Ltd. in Dubai, through its partnership and membership with the Halal Trade & Marketing Center (HTMC), across the Halal economy ecosystem which is a global business development center focused on the Halal economy opportunities for manufacturers, suppliers, and distributors of Halal economy products and services.

The Halal Guidebook is translated in five languages including Arabic and highlights Halal Islamic economy growth opportunities, including its enabling Halal ecosystem, Halal trade flow, and the Halal certification and compliance process. Developed by DAFZA with the support of the Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre (DIEDC), the Halal Trade and Marketing Centre (HTMC) and DinarStandard, the guide details the opportunities around core Halal economy sectors, outlines trends and provides strategic insights that will enrich the trade to invest in the Islamic economy and capitalize on its promise of enduring growth and prosperity.

DAFZA manages and facilitates a dynamic business hub located at the very heart of global trade. The free zone is home to more than 1,600 registered companies and 15,000 professionals, who benefit from a business-focused regulatory and tax environment that offers total ownership, full repatriation of earnings and a range of world-class facilities.

SGS Gulf Ltd. offers the most preferred certification and compliance solutions as the only approved Halal Certification Body by the state regulatory authorities such as Emirates Authority For Standardization & Metrology (ESMA) in the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization (SASO) and Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Accredited by Gulf Accreditation Council (GAC) for the widest certification scope in the region from plant & animal food to cosmetics to Food Services, SGS Gulf Ltd. Dubai has been consistently working towards upscaling the Food Safety & Halal Compliance in the region.


For Halal certification inquiries, please contact:

Amera Kseibati
Section Head - Halal Certification
SGS Gulf Limited
m: +971 508997624