Visualizing Research Literature in Halal Supply Chain: A Bibliometric Analysis

Wan Marhaini Wan Omar, Mohamad Safri Ya
Faculty of Business and Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA

Mohd Nasir Ismail, Ghazali Osman
Faculty of Information Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA

Muslim Ismail@Ahmad
Perpustakaan Tengku Anis, Universiti Teknologi MARA


The development of scientific research in the area of halal supply chain is relatively new but growing. It is of utmost necessity to identify the potential areas as well as the severity of this research. Thus, the aim of this study is to visualize the scientific research on halal supply chain by conducting bibliometric analysis. The analysis was performed by using the VOSviewer software and data analysis tool available in the Scopus base. A total of 104 publications in relation to halal supply chain were extracted from Scopus database ranging from 2008 to 2018. Co-citation analysis and co-word analysis were conducted to visualize the evolution of research themes in this particular field. The findings of this study may help researchers understand the nature of halal supply chain research from across the world and suggest future research directions.

Keywords: Halal supply chain, Bibliometric analysis, Co-citation analysis, Coword analysis