Market Attractiveness and Future Prospects of the Indonesian Takaful Insurance Industry

Indonesia is on the course to become the major player in takaful industry. Growth rate as well as premiums for takaful operations has been increasingly growing in the last years and as result thereof, Indonesia could overtake several GCC countries. During the 2007-2010 period, the growth of Indonesian takaful industry was being supported from both domestic and international insurance companies. The Industry outlook for the period 2012-2016 remains in all aspects positive.

Manulife applies for Takaful license

Insurer Manulife Holdings Bhd will submit an application before the end-October deadline for a takaful licence to tap into the growing Islamic insurance market. The plan by Manulife to seek a takaful licence is in line with the Government’s move to liberalise the financial sector and allow more takaful players into the market.

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