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About HDC

The Halal Development Corporation (HDC) under the Ministry of Economic Affairs spearheads Malaysia’s vision to develop Halal as a powerful market force and bringing the benefits of Halal products and services to both Muslims and non-Muslims around the world.

Established on 18 September 2006, this halal-dedicated organisation acts as the centralized coordinating body for the Government to realize Malaysia’s mission to become the World Halal Hub.

Our Vision

Building Malaysia
as the most competitive country
in global halal industry

Our Mission

We create opportunities for Malaysia halal ecosystem community

HDC Role

We provide training and advisory services on halal and halal business development

Core Values


Honesty / Halal


Determination / Dignity / Diligence


Commitment / Courage / Creative

Our Key Focused Areas

  • Halal industry-friendly policy and legislation
  • Larger and new market space for halal products and services
  • Quality and integrated infrastructure
  • Viable and internationally recognized halal industry experts
  • Productive industry players within the end-to-end halal and syariah compliant value chain
  • Technology and innovation that support the development and commercialization of halal products and services

Our Main Responsibilities

  • Conduct researches and provide advisory services on opportunities throughout the halal market and value chain
  • Formulate strategies and initiatives that support the Country’s socio-economic development agenda
  • Coordinate and Report on the performance index of initiatives implemented
  • Facilitate international relations and cooperation towards eneficial returns in terms of investment, trade and information – expertise – technology sharing
  • Facilitate participation and growth of halal industry participants
  • Add value on talents development initiatives
  • Facilitate the development of fully halal and shariah compliant value chain
  • Promote Halal Malaysia brand worldwide
  • Facilitate the management of halal industry-related initiatives and issues