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Indonesia's microtakaful: Where are we now?

  • Mohammad Mahbubi Ali
    Mohammad Mahbubi Ali

    Research fellow at the International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies (IAIS) Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur | Thu, November 2, 2017 | 02:52 pm
Indonesia's microtakaful: Where are we now? A teller in Bank Panin Syariah Tbk serves a customer in Jakarta. (Kontan/Fransiskus Simbolon)

PREMIUM Indonesia is one of the most attractive Islamic financial markets in Asia, as it is home to the world’s largest Muslim population and Southeast Asia’s biggest economy. The country has huge potential for market growth in the Islamic finance sector, including Islamic microinsurance (microtakaful). Microtakaful is an important, yet untapped, segment of Islamic finance. This is particul...

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