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Participation banking is a name given to Islamic banks mainly in Turkey, as well as in the broader MENA region. While participation banks reached[clarification needed] only 2% of net assets in the year 2000, in 2010 the rate increased up to 4.3%. In the third quarter of 2013, the rate increased up to 6.1% with 90.7 billion TL in assets. Regarding the profit margins of the participation banks, Malaysia, Indonesia and Gulf countries have more than 50% of the market share, it is stated that Turkey has more potential in growth. Also, Turkey, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Indonesia stand as the leading countries[clarification needed] among the participation banks. Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Malaysia are the three largest participation banking markets, in terms of assets. Iran has 36% of the worldwide assets of the participation banks, Malaysia has 17%, Saudi Arabia has 14% and Turkey has 3.1% of the[clarification needed] market share. According to Ernst & Young, the assets of global participation banking reached US $930 billion in 2015, with growth rates declining across all regions compared to previous years.
List of participation banks
- Ziraat Participation Bank
- Vakıf Participation Bank
- Turkey Finance Participation Bank
- Albaraka Türk Participation Bank
- Kuwait Turk Participation Bank
- Asia Participation Bank (founded 1996, closed 2016)
- "Performance comparison of Islamic (participation) banks and commercial banks in Turkish banking sector". Emerald Insight. doi:10.1108/EMJB-05-2013-0024.
- "Megabank project to support Turkey's aim to increase share in participation banking". Daily Sabah. 2017-05-20. Retrieved 2018-05-24.
- Yücel Ersöz; Sait Osman Aytaman (2014). "Participation Banking in Turkey: Important Steps for Growth" (in Turkish). Deloitte Türkiye. Retrieved 2018-05-24.
- "Global participation banking assets reached US$930 billion in 2015". Ernst & Young. Archived from the original on 2018-05-24. Retrieved 2018-05-24.