A large Turkish business delegation confirmed the arrival at the Sarajevo halal fair

Sarajevo, 04 September 2018 – The delegation of the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce (ITO) confirmed the participation at Sarajevo Halal Fair (SHF) 2018 which is organized by Bosna Bank International (BBI) in cooperation with the Islamic Community in BiH and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB). Sarajevo Halal Fair will be held in Sarajevo from 27th to 29th September.

Istanbul Chamber of Commerce – ITO will be headed by its president Şekib Avdagiç. In this delegation, there are leaders of some of the largest Turkish corporations in the field of food, chemical and financial industries, and tourism.

“Istanbul Chamber of Commerce, which has organized six fairs of Turkish products so far in Sarajevo, is pleased to confirm the participation of its members at the Sarajevo Halal Fair. In the presence of the Turkish national stand in Sarajevo Halal Fair 2018, fifteen members of the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce will be presented, and we invite all other participants to visit us, exchange experiences and possibly establish cooperation”, announced Istanbul Chamber of Commerce.

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) 2018 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.

With Bosna Bank International (BBI) d.d. Sarajevo and BBI VIP Business Club, SHF organizers are Islamic Development Bank (ISDB) and their THIQAH business forum, the Islamic Community in BiH, with the support of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Halal Industry Association, the BiH Halal Quality Certification Agency, The Halal Quality Certification Center of Croatia, the Muslim Association of Muslim Consumers (BUMP) and many others.