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Jakarta rolls out plan to develop Islamic finance

Govt launches national road map in latest effort to awaken the niche sector; a range of initiatives are on the cards
Saturday, August 20, 2016 - 05:50
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The Indonesian government has launched a national master plan to develop its Islamic finance industry, the latest effort aimed at awakening what is still a niche sector in the world's most populous Muslim country.

Jakarta

THE Indonesian government has launched a national master plan to develop its Islamic finance industry, the latest effort aimed at awakening what is still a niche sector in the world's most populous Muslim country.

Islamic finance was introduced in South-east Asia's largest