Malaysia the prime issurer of sustainability sukuk in Asean with US$3.9bil total issuance

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia leads in sustainable and responsible investing (SRI) sukuk issuance among the ASEAN6 countries, accounting for US$3.9 billion (US$1=RM4.19) of issuance value or 56 per cent of the total ASEAN SRI sukuk issuance as of November 2021, according to a recent research.

The research was released by Ernst & Young Consulting Sdn Bhd and Capital Markets Malaysia’s Sustainable Investment Platform (SIP) on the growth trend of sustainable and responsible investing (SRI) in Malaysia and its five ASEAN neighbours. The five countries are Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

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