This barrier is unrelated to the end of the transition period, following the United Kingdom's departure from the EU.


Unclear halal certification requirements in Indonesia

in Indonesia

Trade barrier summary

In 2019, halal certification became mandatory for all finished products and individual ingredients in Indonesia. Currently, the process for companies to obtain halal certification is unclear due to implementation of pending regulations, and there is concern that various pharmaceutical products may not secure certification.

Sectors affected

  • Agriculture, horticulture, fisheries and pets
  • Consumer and retail
  • Food and drink
  • Healthcare services
  • Pharmaceuticals and biotechnology



Date reported

23 January 2019

Last updated

17 December 2020

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