ASEAN towards a global halal logistics through the digitally enabled community

Hidayat S.E., Musari K.

Department of Islamic Economics, Gunadarma University and National Committee for Islamic Economy and Finance (KNEKS), Indonesia; Department of Islamic Economics, Kiai Haji Achmad Shiddiq State Islamic University (UIN KHAS), Jember, Indonesia


The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is leading the development of global halal trade and has the opportunity to become a leader in the global halal supply chain, especially in global halal logistics. Given the push towards digital transformation in creating a halal ecosystem and regarding the agenda of ASEAN towards a digitally enabled economy, this study wants to examine whether ASEAN digitally enabled community is correlated with ASEAN’s chances of becoming a global halal logistics. Through a correlation test, it is found that there is a statistically significant relationship between ASEAN digitally enabled community, as measured in internet subscribers/ users per 100 persons and cellular/mobile phone per 100 persons, and the opportunity for ASEAN to become a global halal logistics, measured in ASEAN GDP, total air cargo, total trade in goods, and international air passenger traffic. This is probably the first study that preliminarily confirms digitally enabled community is very important to strengthen ASEAN’s opportunities to become the global halal logistics leader. © 2022 IGI Global. All rights reserved.

ASEAN; Digital Economy; Digitally Enabled Community; Halal Ecosystem; Halal Industry; Halal Logistics; Halal Supply Chain


International Journal of Asian Business and Information Management

Publisher: IGI Global

Volume 13, Issue 2, Art No , Page – , Page Count

Journal Link:

doi: 10.4018/IJABIM.20220701.oa1

Issn: 19479638

Type: All Open Access, Bronze


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