Malaysia: MOU signing between Department of Statistics Malaysia and HDC

Malaysia: MOU signing between Department of Statistics Malaysia and HDC

Branch of Statistics Malaysia-HDC Sign Memorandum of Understanding, Co-work in Halal Industry Data Analytics

KUALA LUMPUR, MARCH 17, 2021 – Malaysia as the world’s driving halal center, is resolved to reinforce the plan of Malaysia’s extensive halal industry information base. Consequently, the Department of Statistic Malaysia (DOSM) and Halal Development Corporation Berhad (HDC) today marked the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on co-activity in enabling exploration and information examination on halal industry.

DOSM was addressed by Chief Statistician, YBhg. Dato’ Sri Dr. Mohd Uzir Mahidin and HDC was addressed by Mr. Hairol Ariffein Sahari, Chief Executive Officer.

The two players have consented to make important strides in empowering and advancing co-activity in enabling halal industry factual administrations through, information sharing and measurable produced information.

Dato’ Sri Dr. Mohd Uzir Mahidin said, “As the producer of national statistics, DOSM continues to enhance its role by diversifying data sources through big data initiative and administrative data. With the signing of this MoU, more halal industry statistics can be realized through further analysis and research with the cooperation of both parties. This is a part of continuous effort in cultivating evidence based decision making for the benefit of the industry”.

Dato’ Sri Dr. Mohd Uzir Mahidin also stated, “DOSM had published extensive information on Halal Statistics in Malaysia such as sales, values added and employment. DOSM also publishes statistics on exports of halal products on a monthly basis’.

“I am proud to share a very significant milestone in the Malaysia halal industry where HDC in collaboration with DOSM will be working towards the production of Malaysia’s Halal Industry Statistical Data Analysis, the first in the world verified of halal big data backed by the Government to pave the way for more precise economic indicators on halal industry”, said Hairol Ariffein.

The MoU signing ceremony was held in conjunction of HDC’s webinar entitled, Halal Sectoral Roadmap Implementation 2021. “Halal Sectoral Roadmap is introduced by HDC to strengthen the halal national blueprint based on current global economic scenario. Two sectors have been chosen, namely, Pharmaceuticals and Food Services sector with the objective to achieve RM40 billion revenue generated by Halal Food Services and RM1.6 billion revenue generated by Halal Pharmaceuticals sector by 2025”, explained Hairol Ariffein further.

This activity is positively proper taking into account the current worldwide monetary standpoint and expanding interest for high worth halal items and administrations. It likewise reaffirms HDC’s obligation to build halal industry monetary returns zeroing in on our specialty regions inside the halal advanced areas.

In effectively advancing Malaysia Halal Industry universally, HDC encourages an incorporated administrations and contributions to open halal market possibilities; putting SMEs business towards the wealth of chances and undiscovered assets in one of the world’s quickest moving shopper fragments. As at 2020, the total figure since 2010 on halal fare is more than RM370 billion and RM16.1 billion worth of interests into Halal Parks everywhere on the country.

The Malaysia Population and Housing Census 2020 (Malaysia Census 2020) by means of vis-à-vis and on the web (e-Census) is being directed cross country until 30 June 2021. All Malaysian occupants are encouraged to participate in understanding the achievement of Malaysia Census 2020 to guarantee that nobody is abandoned as your information is our future. If it’s not too much trouble, visit the Malaysia Census 2020 entrance at or web-based media @MyCensus2020 for more data.

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