Halal is not merely a way of life - it is a global industry. With a stake in commercial sectors worldwide, Halal Development has become a significant contributor to all facets of economic growth.
Established on 18 September 2006, Halal Industry Development Corporation coordinates the overall development of the Halal industry in Malaysia. Focusing on development of Halal standards, audit and certification, plus capacity building for Halal products and services, HDC promotes participation and facilitates growth of Malaysian companies in the global Halal market.
Intent on building a global Halal community, HDC brings the Malaysian Halal industry in unison toward a common goal. By nurturing growth and participation of local businesses into the global Halal market, HDC sets the bar for Halal best practices in Malaysia to enrich the development of Halal standards globally.
Through unsurpassed knowledge and experience, HDC is the gateway towards a better understanding of Halal for all.
|Vision:||Malaysia as the Global Halal Hub|
| Mission: ||To create value for businesses participating in the Global Halal Industry and to benefit Malaysia's economy|
HDC is Malaysia's response to the momentum now building up worldwide, for better quality products and services as consumers gain confidence in the Halal process. It will provide manufacturers, distributors, retailers, entrepreneurs, researchers and investors all the necessary assistance to penetrate the global Halal market through the adoption of the Malaysian experience and expertise in food and non-food sectors.
The roles and responsibilities of HDC are thus:
To lead the development of Halal standards, audit and certification procedures in order to protect the integrity of Halal
To direct and coordinate the development of Malaysia's Halal industry amongst all stake holders - both public and private
To manage capacity building for Halal producers and related service providers
To support investment into Malaysia's Halal industry
To facilitate the growth and participation of Malaysian companies in the global Halal market
To develop, promote and market the Malaysian Halal brand
To promote the concept of Halal and related goods and services
14 June 2011 (Business Times) - HDC to help develop halal infrastructure in China
18 August 2011 (The Financial Daily) - Malaysia asked to help in Halal food trade
29 August 2011 (Utusan Malaysia) - Halal : HDC adakan Program Transformasi