Asian airlines look to attract Muslim tourists with halal foods

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Halal products, which are permissible for Muslims to consume, are in big demand in Asian countries seeking to attract Muslim tourists. CCTV-America’s Rian Maelzer reports.

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The market for halal food is estimated to be worth $1 trillion per year. China, Japan and South Korea have been looking to make more halal products available.

There has recently been rapid growth of travel to East Asia by the growing Muslim middle classes in Southeast Asia, the Middle East and elsewhere.

Asian airlines look to attract Muslim tourists

Asian airlines look to attract Muslim tourists

Halal products, which are permissible for Muslims to consume, are in big demand in Asian countries seeking to attract Muslim tourists. CCTV-America's Rian Maelzer reports.