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January 18, 2023, 03.37 PM

JAKARTA, – Indonesia's Halal Product Assurance Agency (BPJPH) and Malaysia's Department of Islamic Development (JAKIM) are exploring cooperation in strengthening halal product assurance to bolster the halal product ecosystem.

"We are currently finalizing the cooperation agreement between BPJPH and JAKIM," BPJPH head Aqil Irham said on Tuesday, Jan. 17.

According to Aqil, cooperation with Malaysia is vital for strengthening the halal ecosystem in the ASEAN region and globally.

The cooperation agreement between Indonesia and Malaysia for guaranteeing halal products aims to meet the technical barriers to trade (TBT) issues, which are often a bone of contention at the World Trade Organization’s TBT sessions.

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The TBT agreement is one of the WTO agreements produced in the Uruguay Round to regulate the use of non-tariff measures (NTMs) in international trade.

The TBT agreement outlines the use of standards and technical rules that cover the requirements of packaging, marks, and labels as well as appropriate test procedures to prevent obstacles in international trade.

"There are still two more matters being discussed by JAKIM. Meanwhile, on Indonesia's side, all matters in this cooperation have been discussed by cross-ministries/institutions," Aqil said.

During the meeting with JAKIM, he also shared information about Indonesia's scheme for halal certification through self-declaration. He also welcomed Malaysia's intention to learn about Indonesia's self-declaration scheme and obtain a halal certificate.

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