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Massive potential: Why are ASEAN halal food exports growing at a slower rate than global demand?

| 11/09/2019
Massive potential: Why are ASEAN halal food exports growing at a slower rate than global demand?

Halal food exports from South East Asian countries are seemingly sluggish, despite soaring consumer demand and a more sophisticated regulatory regime.

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Indonesia: High duties hit halal exports to OIC countries

| 04/09/2019
Indonesia: High duties hit halal exports to OIC countries

Indonesia has a huge potential of halal exports including food products, medicines, cosmetics, and Muslim garments that has yet to be fully explored.

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Indonesia: MUI fights back with legal challenge as govt takes over halal certification authority

| 30/08/2019
Indonesia: MUI fights back with legal challenge as govt takes over halal certification authority

Directors of MUI’s food and drug analysis agencies (LPPOM) from 31 provinces across the country have lodged a petition for a judicial review with the Constitutional Court.

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Ground shifts in Indonesia’s economy as conservative Islam takes root

| 28/08/2019
Ground shifts in Indonesia’s economy as conservative Islam takes root

The number of conservatives is now growing and more companies have embraced Islamic branding and marketing.

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World Halal Council announces support for Indonesia’s new Halal certification agency

| 22/08/2019
World Halal Council announces support for Indonesia’s new Halal certification agency

The WHC is hopeful that the Indonesian Government and its Halal Product Certification
Agency, BPJPH will once again restore the confidence of its Muslim consumers.

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Bahrain in talks with Indonesia to set up halal certification body

| 01/08/2019 | Reply
Bahrain in talks with Indonesia to set up halal certification body

The move follows Saudi’s new rule that food imports into the kingdom require halal certification as well as other product-relevant papers.

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Indonesia trudges on with mandatory Halal certification rule

| 19/07/2019 | Reply
Indonesia trudges on with mandatory Halal certification rule

Companies who wish to enter the Indonesian, and indeed to some extent the global, halal market, would be wise to pay close attention to future updates regarding the halal law.

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Indonesia seeks lead in global modest-fashion industry

| 18/07/2019 | Reply
Indonesia seeks lead in global modest-fashion industry

It stands to reason that Indonesia, the world’s most populous Muslim-majority country, would be a leader in this booming multibillion-dollar industry.

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Indonesia calls for halal industry to be a focus for Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle

| 24/06/2019 | Reply
Indonesia calls for halal industry to be a focus for Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle

Indonesia underlined 3 areas of cooperation for IMT-GT to focus on namely connectivity, sustainable and inclusive economic development, and the Halal industry.

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Opinion: Is Indonesia ready for Halal certification obligation?

| 12/06/2019 | Reply
Opinion: Is Indonesia ready for Halal certification obligation?

Indonesia’s halal industry is underdeveloped because the local and domestic players have not significantly seized the opportunity.

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Indonesia: Bukalapak hopes to become the Alibaba or Amazon for Middle East’s Muslims

| 08/06/2019 | Reply
Indonesia: Bukalapak hopes to become the Alibaba or Amazon for Middle East’s Muslims

Founded in 2010 and headquartered in Jakarta, Bukalapak is an ecommerce platform with 4 million merchant partners in Indonesia.

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Indonesia to postpone halal label deadline amid industry concerns

| 29/05/2019 | Reply
Indonesia to postpone halal label deadline amid industry concerns

Indonesia will push back by as much as seven years an October deadline for halal labels on food, drugs and cosmetics, after industry voiced fears the move could bring chaos.

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Indonesia: LSP LPPOM MUI is Immediately Licensed the World’s First Halal Auditor Certification

| 18/05/2019 | Reply
Indonesia: LSP LPPOM MUI is Immediately Licensed the World’s First Halal Auditor Certification

With this scope, LSP LPPOM MUI is the only institution that will certify halal auditors who will check product halal according to the mandate of the UU stated in Article 10 of the UU JPH.

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Indonesia set to become main producer in global halal industry by 2024

| 15/05/2019 | Reply
Indonesia set to become main producer in global halal industry by 2024

“Especially in potential sectors, such as food and beverages, tourism, fashion, media and recreation, as well as pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.”

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Indonesia to Unveil Sharia Economic Master Plan

| 15/05/2019 | Reply
Indonesia to Unveil Sharia Economic Master Plan

The Sharia plan will not replace the economic system of the multi-religious country but instead support development through Islamic-friendly programs.

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Is your cosmetics business ready for Indonesia’s new Halal Product Assurance Law?

| 03/05/2019 | Reply
Is your cosmetics business ready for Indonesia’s new Halal Product Assurance Law?

Home to world’s largest Muslim population, Indonesia is gearing up for huge sea change with the implementation of the country’s new Halal Product Assurance (HPA) Law on October 17, 2019.

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Indonesia to launch Sharia Economy Masterplan in May

| 26/04/2019 | Reply
Indonesia to launch Sharia Economy Masterplan in May

The draft stresses the importance of optimizing the use of the digital economy in the form of e-commerce, marketplaces and financial technology.

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Indonesia: Halal is not about religion, but lifestyle

| 22/04/2019 | Reply
Indonesia: Halal is not about religion, but lifestyle

Partnering with HalalNode, Halal Lifestyle Indonesia aims to promote sustainable Halal lifestyle in food, apparel and fashion.

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Malaysia, Indonesia rivalry heats up

| 20/04/2019 | Reply
Malaysia, Indonesia rivalry heats up

The Muslim travel market has undergone significant changes in recent years. The industry’s digital and technological transformation means it is now firmly in Halal Travel 2.0.

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Singapore: How this startup uses blockchain to simplify the Halal certification process

| 20/04/2019 | Reply
Singapore: How this startup uses blockchain to simplify the Halal certification process

The platform will show to companies if they are able to undergo the audit process by themselves, or if they would need a consultant in doing it.

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