International Conference & Expo on Halal Industry
Presented by: Abdul Malik Kassim
State Minister for Religious Affairs,
Domestic Trade And Consumer Affairs, Penang, Malaysia
Halal Research Council Conference www.halalrc.org
Held at Expo Centre, Lahore - Pakistan
World Muslim population of 1.83 billion in 2009 out of 6.5 billion World population
With average annual growth rate of about 1.80% per annum. approximately 117,000,000 per yr. increase which does not include conversion which on the rise currently.
Global Halal products market is estimated at US$2.3 trillion excluding Islamic banking . *
F&B (67%), pharmaceutical ( 22%), personal care & cosmetics ( 10%)
If we include service sectors for the Halal market, the potential size of total market is
The trade in Halal food is enormous with est. annual halal food value at US $347 billion globally
HALAL – lucrative market and huge opportunities.
Awareness and interest in Halal products has increase tremendously among Muslim and Non-Muslims as well.
Huge purchasing power among Non-Muslim countries.
Consumer’s views on Halal products are not only confined to religious viewpoint but the CONFIDENCE that comes with the Halal Branding.
Halal : HEALTHY, WHOLESOME & HYGIENE
Percentage of Muslim population
PEW Research Centre’s Forum on Religion & Public Life.Mapping the Muslim
Population. October 2009
Population that is
Key Halal Market
Algeria Bahrain Egypt Indonesia Iran
Iraq Jordan Kuwait Lebanon Malaysia
Morocco Oman Qatar Saudi Arabia Syria
Tunisia Turkey UAE Yemen Pakistan
Combined population of key Halal markets : 652 Million
Key Halal Markets in Non-Muslim countries
India 140million France 6 million
China 40 million Germany 3 million
USA 8 million UK 1.5 million
Phillippines 6 million Canada 800,000
Country with a majority Muslim population (60.4% Muslim of a total population of 27 million
) ( Source: Department of Statistics 2008)
Becoming an international halal hub
Malaysia is well-positioned in being the leader in developing the
In the midst of helping out to set global standards for Halal certifications.
Best example in the world in terms of rationalization for the labeling of Halal food (source: UN)
M’sia’s active role in the OIC and position as the home of the Islamic
Financial Services Board (IFSB) enhance M’sia as the market leader in the provisioning of halal products and services throughout the world.
Thailand, known as World’s Halal Kitchen, is currently the fifth largest halal food exporter and recognized as Halal centre of excellence in science and testing.
Even Muslim minority countries in Singapore have shown that the halal food business is good business.
The Muslim community forms only 16% of the 3.8 million population in Singapore, the halal food industry is big business in this cosmopolitan city.
Mc Donald’s, A&W , KFC and Taco Bell are some international brands that have gone 100% halal in Singapore.
Brunei is currenly co-operating with Australian companies in order to combine its role in the Muslim world with Australia’s track record in safe, high quality food production.
China is one of the world's most eye-catching halal food markets, as
Muslims there total more than 30 million, or 2.3% of China's population
Growing demand for halal food Ningxia and Gansu provinces and in
The key advantage of the Chinese Halal industry is access to cheap labor.
Largest Muslim population after Asia and Africa
The market size of halal food in Europe ~15 billion Euro this year
Has high purchasing power, rather than population size.Therefore, the European Halal market carries a lot of potential for good exporters.
51.2 billion Muslim population in 2009 with France having the largest Muslim population ~5.86 million
• The European Supermarkets are now aggressively pursuing the
Halal food retailing.
• The port of Rotterdam is currently creating a “Halal DistriPark “ to serve 30 Million Muslims in Europe.
The proposed £150m Super Halal Industrial Park (SHIP) at South
Wales , would make UK the landmark Halal centre for the region.
According to the Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America, the
U.S. halal market is estimated at $17.6 billion
The top 10 major halal food markets are:
New York City, New Jersey and Long Island metropolitan areas
Los Angeles 9. Atlanta
10. Washington D.C
South Africa, also known as the “rainbow nation” due to its diverse population, has also been actively hosting events focussing on Halal as a viable business concept.
With a Muslim population of approximately 1 million, South Africa is playing a major role in developing the regional Halal industry in
Africa and is constantly seen as the gateway to the immense African market.
Net importers of processed food both for the food service and retail markets.
Members of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf
Have higher incomes and consequently higher per capita rates of consumption.Therefore, the region must import 80% of its food requirements.
Saudi Arabia and the UAE ~ most important import markets in the region. Currently Brazil is the largest exporter to the two countries followed by the EU and the US.
Saudi Arabian companies involved in the Halal industry include Al-
Radwa Farms, Al- Watania, Supreme Foods, Nash Meat and
Sunbullah. UAE companies involved in the Halal industry include Al-
Islami Foods, Al-Babeer, Al-Areesh, Arctic Gold, Royal Meat and
Turkey is a growing Halal market and as a potential supplier of Halal products, particularly to EU counties with large Muslim populations such France and Germany.
Nestle – world’s largest food manufacturing corporation
McDonalds – the world’s largest leading restaurant chain
KFC – fully integrated poultry chain
Tesco & Carrefour – world’s number one & two retail chain
Port Rotterdam – Europe’s largest & the world’s 3 rd largest port
Westports – one of SEA top 10 ports
MISC – the world second biggest shipping company
CIMB – SEA biggest investment bank
Allanasons – India’s biggest meat ex porter
Al-Islami – UAE halal food produces
Feringghi Tg. Bungah
Ayer Itam Jelutong
( Manufacturing )
Holistic supply chain
( Manufacturing )
Ready Halal Park for investors
One-stop investor facilitation services
Availability of Incubators/ Test Labs /
Strong supply chain and support services
Penang Port – Halal Status
Halal warehouse and cold chain facilities
Extensive ground infra
•Southern Thailand >Penang < Singapore
HALAL Malaysia Certification
HALAL Malaysia Accreditation
Global standards (MS 1500, HACCP, GMP, BIHAPS, HAL-Q)
Penang International Halal Park @ Penang Science Park
Focusing on attracting investments of strategic, niche and high technology industries from F&B, ingredients (i.e additives, enhancer) personal care and cosmetics to be located in the park
With ready land available, and a dedicated agency (Halal Penang) to promote the parks, Penang has attracted investments from China, Iran, and India to set up business at the halal park.
SHIP ( Super Halal Industrial Park Ltd)
Partnered with a venture-capital firm in UK to set up
European’s first industrial park for Islamic goods.
£150m SHIP would provide services such as storage, product packing, meat selection and processing as well as R &D.
Halal Penang will provide advisory and development support throughout the project
Other Halal Industrial Parks
Form partnerships with representatives from Yemen, Medan, Indonesia and Pakistan in providing consultancy and other supporting services to develop halal industrial parks in respective countries
INDUSTRIES ( Manufacturing )
Untapped Halal market potential
Only 0.7% of the gelatine produced in the world is deemed Halal
Commonly used as a gelling agent in a wide variety of industries including food, pharmaceuticals, photography, paper and fertilizers as well as elastic and adhesive materials.
About 42.4% of the world production of gelatine use pig skin, another 29.3% use bovine hides while bones constitute 27.65% as its source material.
Penang is looking for partners to invest in the gelatin production, which is considered critical and strategic project.
Source : halalgel.com
INDUSTRIES ( Manufacturing )
Food additives and Food Enhancer
Food additives are defined by the European Community (EC) is “any substance which are not normally consumed as food in itself and not normally used as a characteristic ingredient of food whether or not it has nutritive value, in the manufacture, processing, preparation, treatment, packaging, transport or storage of such food results, or may be reasonably expected to result, in it or its by-products becoming directly or indirectly a component of such foods".
Categories includes : Common additives: emulsifiers, i. salt thickeners, ii.sugar
anti-oxidants iii. vitamin
Colouring iv. starches etc flavour enhancer etc.
INDUSTRIES ( Manufacturing )
FOOD ADDITIVES’ ECC-CODES (E-CODES)
E-numbers represent specific food additives, used by the food industry in the manufacture of various food products.
Formulated by the European Economic Community (EEC) and are universally adopted by the food industry worldwide
Many E-numbers contain unlisted haraam ingredients in them. Generally derived from animals and insects.
INDUSTRIES ( Manufacturing )
Additives which are
ALWAYS of animal origin, are HARAAM such as:
E120 Cochineal : a red colour obtained from female insects
E441 Gelatine : derived from the bones and/ or hides of cattle and/ or pigs
E542 Edible Bone Phosphate : an extract from animal bones
E904 Shellac : a resin from the lac insect
Whilst some additives with a common code such as E47, can be either of animal or plant origin and this latter type needs to be investigated on a case-by-case basis per product/ manufacturer
INDUSTRIES ( Manufacturing )
The main additives you need to be aware of are:
Glycerol / Glycerin / Glycerine (E422) - haraam if obtained from pork or non-halal meat sources.
Emulsifiers (E470 to E483) - haraam if obtained from pork or non-halal sources.
Edible Bone Phosphate (E542) - haraam if obtained from pork or non-halal meat sources.
Penang Port Accredited as Halal Port
Halal Penang envisages the Penang Port to be the 2nd best Halal port in the world, just after Rotterdam.
The port was awarded the MS1900 in May 2009. This accreditation from SIRIM certifies that the port’s operations comply with the Shariah law for Halal. With that, we are able to brand Penang Port as a Halal port.
Penang Port is the first port in Malaysia to achieve the MS1900:2005 “Quality
Management Systems Requirements from lslamic Perspectives” for the provision of container handling services and dedicated warehouse services within
Linkages with Rotterdam Port and other ports
Penang Port is now having direct discussions with the Rotterdam Port in Holland to collaborate on the development of Halal ports and linking the ports together. Port of
Rotterdam International has begin the discussions with other ports in the world ;
( Port of Sohar,( Oman) Port of Suape (Brazil) and Port of Positra (India).
Newer phenomenon whereby Syariah element is applied to logistics discipline.
Integral management of physical goods flow and information flow that complies with the aspect of Syariah
A supply chain approach that ensures integrity from :
Farm (upstreams) Fork (downstream)
(packaging/certification/transportation/ warehousing/handling of Halal products at ports)
As the integrity of Halal products become more important, logistics control plays a key role in facilitating the manufacturing,logistics and trade of Halal products throughout the world.
Halal supply chains include everything from the procurement and preparation of genuine halal ingredients to the manufacturing and delivery of the final product all the way to customer shelves.
The halal industry implements a 'farm to table' operation, presenting opportunities for various players in the logistics industry to climb aboard the process including ports, shipping and freight forwarding, warehousing and handling facilities.
Halal Certification Body
Branding of the halal certification systems carried out by Penang State Islamic
Religious Department (JAIPP) to a single dedicated department, the Halal
Management Division, enabling a more professional approach to certification.
Accreditation of Halal Certification Body - Henan
The Halal Management Division, JAIPP has managed to work in tandem with JAKIM
( Department of Islamic Malaysia) to accredit the halal certification body in Henan
Province, China ( Islamic Association of Henan).
Therefore, Halal certification issued by Islamic Association of Henan is recognized by
Penang State Islamic Religious Department (JAIPP) is in works to accredit other halal bodies.
Key Project : Juru Beef
Integrated Abbatoir & Meat
Cosmetic & personal Care
Halal R&D CENTRE
Halal Science Centre, Chulalongkorn University
Halal Food Science Centre, Prince Sonkla University
Halal Products Research Institute, UPM
Halal Industry Research Centre, IIUM
University Science Malaysia
HALAL Science & Technology
International Halal Leather Trading Hub
Penang to become the first international halal leather hub in the world.
The venture with Halal Industries UK (HIG) would see Penang becoming the central hub for the halal leather supply chain including importing, certifying and trading with halal leather producers from China, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Brazil.
The total skin and hide market in the world is estimated to worth US$100bil
(RM341bil) with products ranging from apparel, accessories, bags, wallets and furniture. Penang is well-positioned to serve the halal leather industry due to its strategic location and investment-friendly infrastructure.
Lifesytle pertaining to halal leather
(Bio-tech/ Medical/ Wellness)
Global Cosmetics Market Size & Global Halal
USD $334 billion
Total Halal Cosmetics
USD $ 13 billion
The growth of the Halal cosmetics market currently worth an estimated USD$ 560 million worldwide.
• The halal cosmetics still at INFANCY.
Consumers are switching to halal PC&C due to concern over the health & environmental hazards (i.e swine placenta in anti-wrinkle cream, others linked chemical cosmetics to cancer and birth defects
& cruelty against animal testing)
• Demand :
App. USD$150 million Halal cosmetics distributed to UAE each year
Market size for PC&C in Middle East regions ~USD 560 million
In Saudi Arabia alone the total sales for cosmetics reached USD 1.3 billion in 2006.
HOSPITALITY & TOURISM
HALAL HOSPITALITY PARK
International Hotel Chain – Syariah compliant
Spa & Wellness Centre
Dedicated Holistic hospitality development
Medical Tourism - syariah compliant medical centres
Training Facilities Available (PSDC)
Collaboration with World Halal Renowned Training
Professionals, Certifiers, Auditors, Scientists
Halal Penang is collaborating with PSDC and Penang International Islamic &
Technological College (KITAB) to develop skilled and trained Halal auditors.
Collaborating with education institutes in Riyadh to develop licensed and skilled
Collaborating with 2 prestigious education institutes ; by developing Halal Catering syllabus
Recently collaborated with International Halal Integrity Alliance (IHIA), a non-profit organisation in M’sia created to uphold the halal integrity to train competent Halal auditors.
Vibrant Islamic Banking, Takaful & Financial industry
Presence of international financial institutions
Offshore Banking facilities
Linking businesses to Funders – Islamic bankers, VCs
IT Infrastructure – Traceability system
Market Research – muslim markets
Will be held on 25 th – 28 th October 2010 at London
The conference event will take place over 4 days and will bring together leading professionals from the mainstream financial sector and the global Halal industry, senior managers of Islamic finance and businesses institutions exclusively dealing in the Halal sector and social and commercial investors.
The Sharia Ummah Securities Information Exchange Ltd
(ShariaUMEX) is a dedicated securities information and trading gateway that covers news and information about Sharia compliant securities and Islamic finance from all of the world’s main markets.
PIHH –the link of global halal market
Facilitation agency owned by of Penang State Government of
Role: Promote, facilitate and develop halal industries in PIHH
Halal Penang Activities
• Investor facilitation
• Business Matching
• Trade mission e.g. Henan Province, China
• Trade Fairs (Local & International)
World Halal Forum
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