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Malaysia International Halal Showcase 2019 to attract biggest number of exhibitors

The Malaysia International Halal Showcase (MIHAS) 2019, to be held from April 3 to 6 next year, is expected to attract the biggest number of exhibitors in the event's history.

Around 1,000 companies are expected to participate at the 16th edition of MIHAS, dubbed the world's largest halal trade fair, said Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) deputy chief executive officer Datuk Wan Latiff Wan Musa.

“MIHAS 2018 attracted over 778 exhibitors from 32 countries and 21,000 visitors globally. It proved to be successful by generating over RM1.52 billion in sales, an increase of 50.49 per cent compared with MIHAS 2017,” he told Bernama in an interview.

The prospects for halal food market will take the center stage at the world economic summit “Russia – Islamic world: KazanSummit”, organized by Tatarstan Investment Development Agency.

The event will be held April 24-26, 2019, in Kazan. Every year KazanSummit gathers leading experts, manufacturers, halal retail and wholesalers.