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Saudi sukuk issuance accounted for 8% of global market last year

According Islamic investment research firm, KFH Research, global sukuk issuance grew 54% to $131.2bn in 2012, with Malaysia accounting for 74% of primary market issuances, Reuters has reported. Saudi Arabia followed with an 8% market share, the UAE with 4.7%, and Indonesia with 4.6%, the report said.