Islamic Banking Opportunities Across Small and Medium Enterprises: Pakistan

The objective of this study is to ascertain the number of SMEs who do not borrow because of religious reasons, reflecting a need that is unmet. How many SMEs borrow the bare minimum required to survive and would have borrowed more if Islamic financing options were available. How many SMEs prefer Islamic banking, but choose conventional banks for their banking needs because of the lack of adequate Islamic banking facilities?

This study has been published by the World Bank Group in 2017.

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