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Indonesia’s halal law threatens to trigger trade disputes

JAKARTA – The Joko Widodo government has quietly moderated the controversial 2014 Halal Law which would have given a single agency the power to disrupt Indonesia’s trading relationships with edicts on the halal content of everything from pharmaceuticals to electronics. The amendment follows a change in the ultra-conservative leadership of the Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI), which […]