Halal agriculture-based commodities have been growing rapidly in the world market, but Indonesia's role is still limited. People think that halal certificate is a religious issue. This paper aims to assess positive sides of the halal certification in order to strengthen the agriculture-based industrial sector. This is a literature review and an observation of practice implementation of halal assurance system in Indonesia. Information was obtained from journals, books, magazines, newspapers and electronic media, such as official webs of certification bodies as well as personal communication with competent sources. The results indicate that issues on halal products become a significant opportunity to improve agribusiness economic power by strengthening agriculture-based industries.