The total Islamic finance assets will reach US$2.1 trillion by the end of 2014, and the total asset of Islamic banking sector will reach US$1.6 trillion, KFH-Research said in a report.

According to the report, which focuses on 2014 Islamic finance expectations, Islamic finance industry will continue to draw tremendous double digit growth rates across all sectors.

The growth will be driven by both demand and supply factors, and facilitated by government agencies and financial regulators, the report says.

Also, gross contributions of the global takaful industry are expected to surpass the US$20 billion mark in 2014.

The report added that overall, Islamic finance in 2014, is set to experience another increased momentum, particularly in the sukuk market with the issuances by few sovereigns like UK, Luxembourg, South Africa, Tunisia, Mauritania and Senegal.

"In 2014, the global Islamic funds industry should benefit from steady global economic recovery which will bolster investor confidence and performance of underlying invested assets," the report says.

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