While the Western financial systems are going through one of the most testing period in history with the likelihood of the collapse of Western financial system.
On the other hand the Muslim market is seeing more than 40% growth and with more than 1000 Islamic financial institutions managing this growing segment.
In 2011 Islamic banking assets have been growing in Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Iran and Turkey followed by Indonesia and Pakistan and expected to reach $2 tillions in the next 3 years.
With more than 27 million Muslims in Western Europe and estimated to exceed 50 millions by 2025, The UK & France are seriously looking at making London the home of Sharia finance and has managed to attract more than 400 billion dollars?
I believe that the growth opportunities of Arab and Muslim countries can present brands with a market opportunity second to none.