Turkey reveals preliminary date of creating state body issuing Halal certificates
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 30
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
A state body issuing Halal certificates in Turkey will be created before the end of December, the country’s Ministry of Economy told Trend.
About 20 percent of Halal products account for Muslim countries, and the Halal market's volume amounts to a total of $4 trillion, according to the ministry.
The ministry also noted that the Turkish Parliament approved the creation of a state body for the issuance of Halal certificates.
Earlier, Turkey’s Ministry of Economy told Trend that the country plans to establish a state body issuing Halal certificates.
The state body will become the sole authority in Turkey entitled to issue Halal certificates, and may also open offices outside the country.
Halal certificates are currently issued in the majority of countries.
For Muslims, Halal is a trademark given to products that do not contain such components as pork, carrion or blood.