15.03.2013 - Malaysia: Efforts to bolster sukuk market will continue
Malaysia has done well in developing its Islamic capital market and will seek to bolster the sector further. In its annual report 2012, the Securities Commission (SC) said efforts to further innovate and broaden the sukuk market will continue via the introduction of a frame-work for the issuance of AgroSukuk for companies in the agriculture sector. To improve the availability of fund-raising avenues for agriculture activities and agro-based in-dustries, the government has also proposed in the 2013 Budget that expenses for the issuance of AgroSukuk will be entitled to a double deduction for a period of three years, effective from assessment year 2013 to 2015. .........................................Full Article: Source
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