Brunei Darussalam Remains Top 10 in Islamic Finance Development Indicator 2018
Brunei Darussalam maintained its ranking as one of the top 10 performing Islamic finance markets out of 131 countries as reported in the recently published Thomson Reuters Islamic Finance Development Report 2018. The report, which takes into account data accumulated in 2017, revealed that Brunei Darussalam's score in the Islamic Finance Development Indicator (IFDI), increased from 47 to 50, ranking Brunei Darussalam at the ninth position this year, and second in the ASEAN region, after Malaysia.
One component of Brunei Darussalam's financial ecosystem that has scope for enhancement is the development of Brunei Darussalam as a prominent hub for Islamic finance. In this regard, the website aims to provide access to information, analysis and insights into the Islamic finance industry and other unique Islamic economy opportunities across different sectors in Brunei. The website will help increase awareness and contribute to the growth and development of the Islamic finance industry in Brunei.