An Overview of Islamic Banking and Finance in Asia

Published By: Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

The Islamic finance industry has grown substantially in Asia over the last 2 decades. The Muslim populations in different Asian countries, especially in Southeast Asia, are increasing. Rapid Muslim population growth and improving living standards may enhance the popularity of Islamic finance as a keen alternative to conventional financing mechanisms. In addition, investors from the Middle East and Asia are increasingly seeking to invest in products that are in line with their religious beliefs.

Author(s): Akbar Komijani, Farhad Taghizadeh-Hesary | Posted on: Jul 27, 2018 | Views() | Download (449)

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