KUALA LUMPUR : Thailand might lose a significant share of the halal food market to Malaysia if the country fails to increase exports of certified products, says Winai Dahlan, director of Thailand's Halal Science Center (HSC).
With exports of US$4.6 billion per year, Thailand is the world's fifth-largest exporter of halal food to the association of 57 Islamic states, according to the Global Trade Atlas.
Thailand's total food exports are valued at $25 billion. The top food exporter is Brazil, followed by the US, China and India.
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