26.01.2010 - Indonesian Islamic banking outlook to 2013
With the global financial crisis raising doubts over the world's conventional financial system, the banking industry in Indonesia stands to benefit from the global downturn and expects to continue rapid growth in the coming years. The financial crisis is having no negative impact on the development of Islamic banking in the country. So far, Islamic banks have not showed any weakening of their performance and we expect both assets and lending would grow at a CAGR of over 50% between 2009 and 2013. This optimistic view is based on its very nature (avoid involvement of interest rates), extremely low penetration and a healthy growth in lending over the past two years......................Full Press Release: Source