To provide an organisation for ASEAN Accountants for the further advancement of the status of the profession in the region with the view to establishing an ASEAN philosophy on the accounting profession.
Islamic Social Finance: A Viable Way to Assist ASEAN MSMEs?
As a region predominantly consisting of small enterprises, ASEAN continues to deal with a wide range of structural, financial, and other challenges, including limited access to finance in efforts to support this sector of businesses. Experts believe that Islamic social finance can bring about ample opportunities to support these enterprises, building on the principles of fairness and justice and providing pathways to stimulate economic activity and promote social welfare and financial inclusion.
Read more in an article written by Aucky Pratama (Executive Director, AFA) and published by the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, highlighting key points from our joint webinar on Islamic Social Finance for #ASEAN SMEs here: bit.ly/3DbLoEh.