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Category: Indonesia

Indonesian university to assist new government organisation as ‘halal guarantor’

| 16/01/2018 | Reply
Indonesian university to assist new government organisation as ‘halal guarantor’

The University of Indonesia’s (UI) new Halal Centre is now assisting the government’s recently-formed Halal Products Certification Agency (BPJPH) on halal certification and testing.

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Indonesia: University of Indonesia now halal products guarantor

| 20/12/2017 | Reply
Indonesia: University of Indonesia now halal products guarantor

To assist government efforts in the provision of halal products, the University of Indonesia (UI) has launched a Halal Centre, which will serve as a halal products guarantor institution (LPH).

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USA: Unilever Is Launching a New ‘Natural’ Line of Shampoos and Soaps to Attract Millennials

| 15/12/2017 | Reply
USA: Unilever Is Launching a New ‘Natural’ Line of Shampoos and Soaps to Attract Millennials

Unilever is going after two “growth vectors,” as Jope calls them, that are particularly attractive to the highly coveted millennial cohort: “brands with purpose” and the natural segment.

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Indonesia Announces 3 New Halal Tourism Packages At The Moscow Halal Expo

| 21/11/2017 | Reply
Indonesia Announces 3 New Halal Tourism Packages At The Moscow Halal Expo

The team, headed by Mr. Riyanto Sofyan, will also discuss cross-promotion opportunities between Russian and Indonesian travel companies.

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Indonesian businesses prepare for the worst as they face up to universal Halal law

| 21/11/2017 | Reply
Indonesian businesses prepare for the worst as they face up to universal Halal law

It is poised to cover a wide range of consumer goods from food and beverages to textiles, which must all be certified Halal by the time the Act is introduced in 2019.

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Opinion: New Indonesian halal law seen disrupting business, hurting SMEs

| 15/11/2017 | Reply
Opinion: New Indonesian halal law seen disrupting business, hurting SMEs

The changes will affect potentially hundreds of billions of dollars on consumer products. Even the agency’s newly minted director, Dr Sukoso, and his staff of 45, admit they face a steep curve.

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Indonesia: YPHI Encourages Government to Immediately Issue BPJPH Implementation Rules

| 06/11/2017 | Reply
Indonesia: YPHI Encourages Government to Immediately Issue BPJPH Implementation Rules

The head of the Indonesian Halal Products Foundation (YPHI) Yanis Musdja said the challenge faced by the newly built body is very complex.

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Japanese shipper expands halal logistics to Indonesia

| 15/10/2017 | Reply
Japanese shipper expands halal logistics to Indonesia

Yusen Logistics has become the first Japanese freight company to receive halal certification in Indonesia, part of an effort to expand in a fast-growing region with a large Muslim population.

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Indonesia: Government ends MUI’s authority to issue halal certificates

| 14/10/2017 | 1 Reply
Indonesia: Government ends MUI’s authority to issue halal certificates

“Anything that relates to the protection and guarantee of halal products is now the responsibility of the government,” MUI deputy chairman Zainut Tauhid Sa’adi added in a statement on Friday. (3 Articles)

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Indonesia in Top 10 World Halal Consumers

| 12/10/2017 | Reply
Indonesia in Top 10 World Halal Consumers

Halal Product Guarantee Organizing Agency (BPJPH) is to hold a Halal Product Guarantee (JPH) and is expected to be a stimulant to generate and stimulate the development of the Halal industry.

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Indonesia: World Halal Assurance System Training Held in Bogor

| 05/10/2017 | Reply
Indonesia: World Halal Assurance System Training Held in Bogor

Deputy Director of LPPOM MUI, Muti Arintawati said that this training is one of the requirements that must be fulfilled in halal certification process.

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Unilever plots rebound with products developed in India, Indonesia

| 27/09/2017 | Reply
Unilever plots rebound with products developed in India, Indonesia

Unilever said it wants to eventually obtain halal-certification for Lakme in Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim-majority nation, where the majority of locally-produced Unilever brands are already halal certified.

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Opinion: Young, tech-savvy Muslimah a consumer group to watch

| 27/09/2017 | Reply
Opinion: Young, tech-savvy Muslimah a consumer group to watch

YOUNG Muslim women in Southeast Asia are coming into focus for marketers as an influential group in style, fashion, travel, tech-savviness and entrepreneurship while remaining religiously observant.

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Muslim women present ‘opportunities and challenges’ for marketers

| 25/09/2017 | Reply
Muslim women present ‘opportunities and challenges’ for marketers

Muslim women in Southeast Asia favour Japanese brands, shop online regularly and are more career driven and cosmopolitan than ever before, according to a study.

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South Korean Companies Entering Global Halal Pharmaceutical Market

| 31/08/2017 | Reply
South Korean Companies Entering Global Halal Pharmaceutical Market

The global Halal pharmaceutical market, which accounted for 6.7% of the global pharmaceutical market two years ago, is expected to reach US$370 billion in size in 2021.

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Indonesia: Halal certification shouldn’t burden industry: F&B producers

| 20/07/2017 | Reply
Indonesia: Halal certification shouldn’t burden industry: F&B producers

The halal certification will give added value to the products on the global market, but we hope the certification process will not add to the industry’s burden.

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Indonesia told to develop Halal industry

| 15/06/2017 | Reply
Indonesia told to develop Halal industry

“We need to think about a roadmap to develop a halal industry [in Indonesia] that is consistent with the existing National Industry Development Masterplan (RIPIN),” said CORE researcher.

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Malaysia puts high hopes on one halal certification with Indonesia

| 10/04/2017 | Reply
Malaysia puts high hopes on one halal certification with Indonesia

The MUI’s Food and Drug Analysis Agency (LPPOM) deputy director, Muti Arintawati , said her side had planned to simplify halal certification for Malaysian end-user products imported into Indonesia.

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Indonesia continues to promote its tourism potential

| 02/04/2017 | Reply
Indonesia continues to promote its tourism potential

Currently, acquiring a Halal certification is optional, but Indonesian lawmakers are trying to push for the enactment of a Halal Product Protection Bill.

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Australian Government backs new Indonesian ‘Halal law’

| 13/03/2017 | Reply
Australian Government backs new Indonesian ‘Halal law’

Australia’s trade minister has backed new Indonesian laws that will require all meat sold in the Muslim nation apart from pork to be halal certified.

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