Here is great news for the owners of small industries as Ministry Aims for Halal Certification in 1,250 Small Industries.
The Industry Ministry is making an effort to support small industries by increasing their competitiveness in both domestic and international markets. For this purpose, the industry Ministry has targeted 1250 small industries to provide them with Halal certification.
On 7th February (Wednesday), Putu Juli Ardika, the Acting Secretary General of the Ministry stated that the ministry’s Halal Industry Empowerment Center (PPIH) will facilitate1250 small industries and provide them with halal certification in 2024.
Ardika also clarified that the PPIH used both regular and self-declaration schemes and supported 2095 small industries with halal certificates in the last three years.
He revealed that they are planning to facilitate small players who are applying for halal certificates by providing them with halal supervisor training this year.
He also expressed that through this training they will able to guide small industry owners to use halal sources for making their products and implementing it in their industries. After its implementation, they are provided halal certificates.
Ardika stressed that to have a Halal certificate should not be the end goal of industries but it should be the start of implementing SPJPH.
Indonesia is placed at third position for the development of halal economics as shown by the State of the Global Islamic Report at the end of 2023.
However, their expenditure of US$184 billion in the domestic market for the year 2020 was recorded. In 2024, this amount is expected to rise by 14.96% or US$281.6 billion.
Adrika explained that with 11.34 percent of all halal spending worldwide, Indonesia is now the world’s largest halal consumer market.