Islamic finance is for everyone, Malaysia’s Zahid says


An assistant governor at Bank Negara Malaysia stressed Islamic finance is not just for the Muslim community during a speech on January 14. But he said small firms were not taking advantage of the opportunity.

“A recent survey we did revealed that almost 60% of [small and medium-sized enterprises] were not aware of the availability of Islamic business financing facilities. Indeed, most SMEs adopted conventional financing,” Adnan Zaylani Mohamad Zahid said.

In Malaysia, Islamic banking assets

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