马来西亚是一个独特的国家经营的双重银行体制在伊斯兰银行系统并行运作，与传统的系统。类似于传统的银行，所有银行设施如存款账户、融资等产品和服务都可以在伊斯兰银行。采取由政府定位马来西亚国际伊斯兰金融中心的一个重要里程碑是提出的伊斯兰银行业的开放到2004，领先于世界贸易组织的期限三年。马来西亚的伊斯兰金融体系的发展开始与朝圣基金成立（Tabung Haji）1963为第一个伊斯兰储蓄机构。这个想法是酝酿出来的必要性建立一个机制，鼓励穆斯林以节省他们的朝圣，在过去，马来西亚穆斯林采取节约和神圣的旅程把钱各种传统手段。经过几年的突破，第一次全面的伊斯兰银行成立于1983名伊斯兰银行马来西亚（马来西亚伊斯兰银行）。十年后，伊斯兰货币市场发展和被认为是看到这段是在伊斯兰金融工具增长最快的领域之一。为了伊斯兰银行业的国际化，使马来西亚成为伊斯兰金融中心，马来西亚政府开始开放其市场在这一领域的国际球员。它开始允许国际银行经营清真产品在马来西亚开分支机构Al Rajhi银行和投资公司、科威特金融大厦、rusd银行牵头的财团包括卡塔尔伊斯兰银行和全球投资的房子。
Malaysia is one of the unique countries which operate a dual banking system where the Islamic banking system operates in parallel with the conventional system. Similar to conventional banks, all banking facilities such as deposit account, financing and other products and services are available at Islamic banks. An important milestone taken by the government in positioning Malaysia as an international Islamic financial hub was to bring forward the liberalization of its Islamic banking sector to 2004, three years ahead of the World Trade Organization’s deadline.The development of the Islamic financial system in Malaysia started with the establishment of pilgrimage fund (Tabung Haji) in 1963 as the first Islamic savings institution. The idea was mooted out of the necessity to develop a mechanism to encourage the Muslims to save for their pilgrimage as the Malaysian Muslims in the past had resorted to various traditional means of saving and keeping their money for the sacred journey. After a few years of break, the first full-fledged Islamic bank was established in 1983 with the name Bank Islam Malaysia (Islamic Bank of Malaysia).Ten years later, Islamic money market has developed and considered was seen and this segment is one of the fastest growing segments in Islamic financial instrument. In order to internationalize the Islamic banking industry and making Malaysia as an Islamic financial hub, the Malaysian government started opening its market to international players in this field. It started by allowing international banks which operates Islamic product to open their branches in Malaysia- Al-Rajhi Banking and Investment Corporation, Kuwait Finance House and RUSD Bank-led consortium which includes Qatar Islamic Bank and Global Investment House.