Islamic Digital Economy (IDE)

Driving Investments Through Islamic Digital Economy

Islamic Digital Economy (IDE): Malaysia - A Global Leader

A gateway to global Islamic Digital Economies

Unlocking Opportunities in IDE

The global Islamic halal economy is set to reach a market value of USD 7.7 trillion by 2025, more than double the USD 3.2 trillion it reached in 2015 and significantly higher than the USD 5.7 trillion it was valued at in 2021.

Malaysia is well-positioned to be the hub of choice for digital technology companies to capture this market

Why Malaysia as a Global Hub?

Malaysia is a goldilocks country with strong value propositions for digital tech start-ups and scale-ups to land and expand into the regional and global Islamic digital economies.


Global leadership
in Islamic Finance and Islamic Fintech within the Global Islamic Economy


A mature Islamic Finance and Halal ecosystem backed by strong talent and Shariah experts


Innovation centre with many of the world's first market movers in Islamic Finance solutions, products, and services


Robust Islamic Finance
and Halal industry represented by world class bodies and organisations


Strong regulatory support with definitive guidelines for Islamic fintech and Shariah-compliant investments.


World’s leading Islamic financial technology hub with the highest number of IDE companies

Malaysia is a recognised global leader in Islamic Digital Economy.

  • Malaysia is #1 in the Global Islamic Economy Indicator 2023/24 by DinarStandard, retaining the top spot for the 10th consecutive year.
  • Malaysia is #1 in the Global Islamic Fintech Index 2023/24 by DinarStandard.

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