World’s top 10 Islamic economies — in pictures

World’s top 10 Islamic economies — in pictures

10. INDONESIA – The Islamic economies were ranked using the Global Islamic Economy Indicator comprised of six sector level indicators (halal food, Islamic finance, halal travel, modest fashion, halal media and recreation and halal pharmaceuticals and cosmetics. Robertus Pudyanto / Getty Images

World’s top 10 Islamic economies — in pictures

9. JORDAN – A total 73 countries were evaluated that included 57 OIC and 16 non-OIC countries. Lam Yik Fei / Bloomberg

8. QATAR – Qatar was in the top ten among the three GIE indicators: halal food, Islamic finance and halal travel. Reem Mohammed / The National

World’s top 10 Islamic economies — in pictures

7. KUWAIT – Kuwait was ranked seventh in Islamic finance. Mohammed Al Shaikh / AFP

World’s top 10 Islamic economies — in pictures

6. OMAN – Oman is one of the countries that have the best developed Islamic economy for halal food. Mosa’ab Elshamy / AP Photo

World’s top 10 Islamic economies — in pictures

5. PAKISTAN – Pakistan is among the leaders on the halal food indicator ranking that focuses on the health of the halal food ecosystem. Asim Hafeez / Bloomberg

World’s top 10 Islamic economies — in pictures

4. SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia is in the top ten of halal travel, halal pharma and cosmetics as well as Islamic finance. Delores Johnson / The National

World’s top 10 Islamic economies — in pictures

3. BAHRAIN – Bahrain is third with strong scores mainly driven by its second position in the Islamic finance sector. It also makes the top ten in hala travel and hala recreation. Raed Qutena / EPA

World’s top 10 Islamic economies — in pictures

2. UAE – The United Arab Emirates has particularly strong scores in Islamic finance, halal food and travel where it ranks as top three. Reem Mohammed / The National

World’s top 10 Islamic economies — in pictures

1. MALAYSIA – Malaysia is the leading country in the indicator by a large margin with its most developed Islamic economy ecosystem. Lam Yik Fei / Bloomberg

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