Why the Corporate Sukuk Market Could be Ripe for Blossoming

Sukuk issuance by corporates in 2018 in key Islamic finance markets, such as the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region, Indonesia, Turkey and Pakistan, has been small relative to its potential.

Bashar Al Natoor
Feb 18 · 4 min read
Source: Fitch Ratings

Conclusion

The sukuk market could grow significantly in the near to medium term as key Islamic capital markets develop, through optimising issuance processes and costs, increasing issuer and investor education about sukuk’s benefits and risks as a debt instrument, developing an effective and efficient process for settling disputes and strengthening the regulatory and legal framework to offer credible investor protection.

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Bashar Al Natoor

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Global Head of Islamic Finance at Fitch Ratings

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