Muslims manufacturers should lead the industry to grab whatever available opportunities and make the most profit from halal goods as the potential is truly staggering.
The Malaysian Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) expects total export surplus for the halal industry this year to exceed the RM32 billion achieved in 2013.
Palm oil, whose industry accounts for over 8% of Malaysia's GNI, will be repositioned as a wonder ingredient that is safe and Syariah compliant in Halal Ingredient Asia 2015 this September.
Malaysia’s Halal logistics sector is expected to increase in tandem with the growth of the Halal food industry, and with the help of a globally recognized Halal certification system, the country is able to position itself as the region’s Halal logistics hub.
As the understanding of halal industry increases, more opportunities are arising in every sector and with that, even more Halal-related jobs will be created.
A rapid test method that provides quick identification for fatalistic malaria was the leading recipient of Halal Innovation Award by HDC.
HDC has introduced the Halal Champion Program as a means to recognise Malaysian SME companies that have demonstrated staunch commitment in promoting their halal products and services.
HDC will primarily assist SMEs to penetrate the global halal market through capacity building and standards compliance, promotion and nurturing and assistance.