About the Journal


Labuan Bulletin of International Business & Finance (LBIBf) offers platform for researchers and practitioners to share their findings and analytical views on issues relevant to international business and finance, both in their general and specific contexts.

We welcome submission of original articles pertaining to business, banking, finance, marketing, management, economics, information technology, e-commerce, law and other topics that related to phenomenon of international business and finance. The journal is fully refereed, with all published articles undergoing a double blind peer-review process of greatest integrity. We accept articles from any country of origin but should hold interest for broad readerships. The readership includes business and finance practitioners, scholars, researchers, policy makers and graduate students.

LBIBf [ISSN: 1675-7262, eISSN: 2600-7894] is published semi-annually by Labuan Faculty of International Finance, Universiti Malaysia Sabah. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored or transmitted in any forms (electronic, mechanical, photocopying and recording) without prior written permission of the publisher. The LBIBf is indexed and abstracted in Google Scholar, EconLit (American Economic Association), My Jurnal, Malaysian Citation Index (MyCite), Cabell's Directory, Ebscohost and Bielefeld Academic Search Engine (BASE).

Our editors work hard to ensure the content we publish is ethically sound. To help us achieve that goal, we closely follow the advice laid out in the guidelines and flowcharts on the COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics) website. We have also developed our research and publishing ethics guidelines. If you haven’t read it, we urge you to do so – they will help you avoid the most common publishing ethics issues.

  • Authors should refer to Authors Guidelines: Notes to Contributors for preparation of manuscript. Submission of a manuscript to LBIBf will be held to imply that it presents original unpublished work and is not under consideration for publication elsewhere at the same time. Responsibility for opinions and accuracy of information in articles published, needless to say, rests solely with the respective authors. Submission is free of charge. Submission via email is strongly encouraged. 


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.