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DRIVERS’ GROWTH OF ISLAMIC BANKING INDUSTRY: LESSON FROM MALAYSIA
International Journal of Social Sciences and Management (IJSSM) (2014)
  • Yagoub Elryah, Dr., Xiamen University
Abstract

Numerous studies focus on the Islamic banking performance, banks’ growth. There are, however, very little is known about the drivers’ growth of Islamic banking. The paper attempted to fill this gap. To achieve the objectives of the study, we considered government financial strategies for Islamic banking in Malaysia (Master Plan financial services 2000-2010 and Blueprint financial sector plan 2011-2020), reviews various scholarly writings on the development of Islamic banking industry, and the strategic plans of selected banks. In this context, we explored the drivers’ growth Islamic banking industry in Malaysia for the period 2002-2012. The findings of the study revealed that the government strategies, high skilled banker’s human resources, financial stability, foreign banks, innovative products, awareness of the customers and quality of the financial and regulatory reforms were main drivers’ growth of Islamic banking in Malaysia

Keywords
  • Banking Growth; Islamic Banking; Islamic Law; Regulatory Reforms; Malaysia
Publication Date
Fall September 14, 2014
Citation Information
Yagoub Elryah. "DRIVERS’ GROWTH OF ISLAMIC BANKING INDUSTRY: LESSON FROM MALAYSIA" International Journal of Social Sciences and Management (IJSSM) Vol. 1 Iss. 4 (2014)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/yagoub_elryah/38/