The Centre participated at the Indonesian International Conference on Islamic Finance, which was organised by Indonesian Financial Services Authority (IFSA or OJK) from 3 to 4 November 2014 in Surabaya, Republic of Indonesia. The Conference, themed “An Integrated Development of Islamic Finance toward Financial Stability and Sustainable Economic Development,” was held in conjunction with the 2014 Meeting of Central Banks and Monetary Authorities of OIC Member States. The Centre was represented at the Conference by Mr. Nadi Serhan Aydin, Senior Researcher.
During the two-day conference, participants from industry as well as academic domain discussed practical challenges and opportunities associated with the integrated development of Islamic finance under the following main titles: Financial Conglomeration and Integrated Supervision, New Path in Creating Growth of Islamic Finance, Revealing the Development of Indonesian Islamic non-Bank Industry, Business Opportunities in Assets Securitization to support Islamic Capital Market Development, Opportunities of Islamic Finance for More Ethical and Sustainable Business in Supporting the Sustainable Economic Development, and Financial Activities Reporting Infrastructure and Usefulness for Economic Development.
In the second day of the Conference, Mr. Aydin delivered a presentation on the “Development of Islamic Finance Statistics in OIC Member Countries” which covered a number of issues related to the Islamic finance data collection and dissemination including, inter alia, an overview of the Centre’s activities and online tools in the area of statistics, current stance and challenges of Islamic banking and finance (IBF) statistics, as well as the Centre’s initiatives and cooperation agenda for developing IBF data collection in OIC member countries.
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Conference Programme (English)
Development of Islamic Finance Statistics in OIC Member Countries(English)