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About HDC

Halal Industry Development Corporation

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                                       
To create value for businesses participating in the Global Halal Industry and to benefit Malaysia's economy
Roles and Responsibilities

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