22.02.2010 - Australia wants to be hub for Islamic banking
From Birminghamstar.com: The Australian government has expressed an interest in creating a finance hub for the nearly one billion Muslims in Asia-Pacific region. Government ministers are known to want to expand Islamic banking to help Australia become a dominant player in regional financing. Banking systems that comply with Islamic beliefs are becoming a worldwide industry, with banks in the Asia Pacific region already common in Indonesia and Malaysia........................Full Article: Source