Halal market/economy includes all types of food and ingredients,
all types of beverages, personal care and cosmetics, pharmaceuticals,
neutraceuticals, herbal, Islamic fashion & leather products,
Halal tourism & hospitality, Halal product supply chain
including auditing, security & warehousing, Islamic
Banking and Insurance and a lot of miscellaneous products
being a Muslim country, Pakistan is not known to the world
as a supplier of CERTIFIED Halal products and thus our share
in this trillion dollar global Halal business is negligible.
strength is 100% Halal production base from a Muslim country,
with over 170 million consumers in Pakistan and a direct
access to a grand total of 470 million consumers Halal consumers
in Afghanistan, Central Asia and Middle East.
has to be propagated to the Halal agenda promoters globally
to strategize how to take advantage of Pakistan’s
strength for the development of Halal trade in Pakistan,
OIC countries and the world.
of scholars, technocrats, jurists, diplomats and entrepreneurs
got together and registered Halal Development Council (HDC)
as an NGO to work on the development of Halal economy in
organized the first Global Halal Congress in December of
the last year in Karachi in which more than 26 international
delegates participated from 17 different countries and highlighted
numerous untapped opportunities for Pakistani exporters
as well as urged Pakistan companies to make the best of
our 100% Halal production base.
the outcomes of the Halal Congress and response from Government,
exporters and International Halal agenda promoters, HDC
has taken another initiative in the form of Halal Products
& Services Association of Pakistan (HAP); an association
representing manufacturers, exporters, traders & service
providers in Halal sector.
committed to bridge the gap between trillion dollar global
Halal market and Pakistan and we will continue exploring
avenues for the development of Halal economy in Pakistan.