Malaysia is the No. 1 destination for South Korean small and medium-sized firms exporting halal food, a survey showed Thursday.
Halal food refers to food products that are prepared in a specific way according to Islamic Sharia law, which covers not only meat but also fruits and vegetables.
Malaysia topped the list of destinations for South Korean halal food shipments abroad at 43.3 percent, followed by Indonesia at 38.6 percent and Thailand at 7.9 percent, according to the survey of 141 South Korean small businesses exporting halal food conducted by the Korea Small Business Institute (KOSBI). The data was collected between May and June last year.
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