14.06.2011 - Islamic trade finance seen lifting sector
Islamic trade finance has benefited from shifting preferences towards Shariah-compliant banking and could serve as one of the key growth drivers to help the nearly $1tn Islamic finance industry double in size. The global Islamic finance industry, which has been growing between 15% to 20% a year, is widely expected to reach $2tn in the next three to five years. While Islamic banking and Islamic bonds, or sukuk, are expected to lead growth, bankers say Islamic trade finance could serve as the dark horse emerging to propel the industry further..............................................Full Article: Source
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