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Green ‘sukuk’ an option for sustainability

  • Yodi Izharivan and Lathifa Hapsari

Durham, UK | Fri, May 12 2017 | 12:50 am

PREMIUM The government, through the Finance Ministry, recently offered retail sukuk (sharia-compliant debt paper) to the public to raise funds to help plug a gap in the state budget.

The issuance of government sukuk, which was started in 2008, not only allows the government to have more financing options to solve budgeting problems, but also gives an opportunity for Indonesian people to participate...