Online seminar "Terms and peculiarities of obtaining Halal certificate"
17 June 2021

The Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosted in an online seminar "Terms and peculiarities of obtaining Halal certificate".

The speakers at the seminar were the BelCCI Chairman Vladimir Ulakhovich, Deputy Minister of Industry and Advanced Technologies of the United Arab Emirates Omar al-Suweidi, Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of Belarus Alexei Bogdanov, Mufti of the Muslim Religious Association in the Republic of Belarus Abu Bekir Shabanovich, Director of BelKhalal LLC Rustam Khasenevich, Deputy Chairman of the Board of CJSC "Belarusian National Biotechnology Corporation" Nadezhda Kotkovets, representatives of the Emirates National Accreditation System, Belarusian State Metrology Institute, Exhibition Unitary Enterprise "Belinterexpo" of the BelCCI. Participating in the seminar online were representatives of 85 Belarusian exporting companies.

The speakers provided Belarusian businessmen with the applied information on peculiarities and possibilities of obtaining the Halal certificate that certifies that the products meet the requirements of Islam precepts, which helps companies to expand exports to the Middle East countries and to other states where Halal products are in demand. Besides, the promising niches for Belarusian companies in the markets of the UAE and other Middle East countries were presented, as well as some planned events with the participation of this region's business circles.