MALANGVOICE – The rapid development of halal market has not yet made the government implement the mandate of Law No. 33 of 2014 on Halal Product Guarantee (UU JPH). This was said by the Chairman of Halal Quilified Industry Development Universitas Brawijaya, Dr. Sucipto.
“Until now, the government has not made implementing regulations (PP) as a derivative rule of the Act. As the largest Muslim country in the world, Indonesia is also a part of that market. Must move quickly, “said the man who is often called Cip.
Today, more and more people are increasingly critical and begin to understand the needs of halal products. Countries such as Korea and China have even asked MUI to be a pilot to apply halal certification in their country.
He added that other countries are interested to import halal products from Indonesia. Halal products in Indonesia are also in demand by people in non-Muslim majority countries. Of course, the terms of the product is worth exporting is to have a halal certificate.
“Must understand too, if Indonesia is not rushed. This halal industry can be controlled by foreign countries. You see, they have targeted Indonesia as the industrial market of their halal products, “he said.
Based on data from LPPOM MUI, from 2010 to 2015, LPPOM MUI has issued halal certification for 309,115 companies, while the product reaches about 33,905 halal certification.