What are the projected GDP growth numbers for key Islamic countries this year amid the COVID-19 pandemic?
This chart is an extract from the e-book, "Impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak on Islamic finance in the OIC countries" that is available as a pdf download from HERE.
Will the key Islamic countries, including Saudi Arabia, Indonesia, and UAE, see positive GDP growth this year?
According to IMF projections in April, only Bangladesh and Indonesia will see growth, out of 12 key Islamic countries.
The full e-book, "Impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak on Islamic finance in the OIC countries" is available as a pdf download from HERE. The 12 countries covered are: Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brunei, Indonesia, ran, Malaysia, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and UAE.
The e-book is published by Indonesia's Islamic Finance and Economy Committee (KNEKS) in partnership with DinarStandard and Salaam Gateway. It was launched on May 27, 2020.