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Title: Examining the practice of the international trade in Islamic financial institutions, in Sri Lanka
Authors: Sahara, M.H. Fathima
Aara, M.N. Nashath
Hilmy, H.M. Ahamed
Keywords: International trade
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Issue Date: 29-Nov-2018
Publisher: Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka.
Citation: 5th International Symposium. 29 November 2018. Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Oluvil, Sri Lanka, pp. 547-555.
Abstract: International trade is an important sector in the economy that has great influence in the countries’ economic growth and developments. Islamic financial Institutions as like conventional institutions play vital role to finance for international trade. The modes of financing are different depends on variants services that are included such as financing for exporters, importers and producers. This research has been carried out in order to identify the possible application of Islamic international trade financing by Sri Lankan IFIs. This is a qualitative study whereby the data were collected from both primary and secondary sources. Primary data were collected through direct interview and discussion. Secondary data were gathered from journal articles, other research papers, books, annual reports of banks, and official websites of IFIs LOLC AL-Falah and PLC Al-Safa. Kalmunai branches of both IFIs were selected as sample of this study. The operational procedures and Shari’ah contracts involved in the processes of international trade are identified. Further, the study has found some challenges in the practice and the recommendation are provided to rectify those issues.
ISBN: 978-955-627-135-5
Appears in Collections:5th International Symposium of FIA-2018

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