Second Sarajevo Halal Fair to be held in September

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The second Sarajevo Halal Fair – SHF will be held in the capital of BiH from September 26th to 28th, this year in Skenderija.

The SHF 2018 will gather halal manufacturers, distributors and customers from all over the world. Moreover, the fair will also encourage meetings of manufacturers of halal products and providers of halal services with customers and distributors from Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Oman, United Arab Emirates, Malaysia and Turkey.

From BBI was noted that this event represents a unique opportunity for halal producers to establish contact with distributors of halal products that are present in markets all over the world, and which can provide global promotion and sale of halal products and services from our region.

There are more than 85 companies with halal certificate operating in BiH, while there are more than 120 of them in the region, and they offer more than 4,500 products and services in the region.

During the Sarajevo Halal Fair (SHF) 2018, meetings will be held with regional producers of halal products and providers of halal services from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Croatia, Montenegro, Slovenia, Macedonia and Albania with large buyers and distributors from the European Union, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Malaysia, Indonesia and many other markets.

Organizers of the Sarajevo Halal Fair (SHF) 2019 especially emphasize that the market for halal products and services is one of the fastest growing in the world, which can be illustrated by the fact that consumption of halal foods and drinks is almost twice as high as global growth according to State of the Global Islamic Economy Report 2017-2018.

According to the same report, growth trends have also been recorded in the area of halal tourism, pharmaceuticals, cosmetic products, Islamic finance.

Demand for halal products and services is growing year by year and there is already a lack of supply in relation to demand, which is an opportunity for companies from our region to present themselves to wholesale and retail chains at Sarajevo Halal Fair (SHF) 2018.

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