Maintaining Ethical Commerce: Fiqh Perspective on Prohibiting Social Transactions in Tiktok Shop


  • Hisam Ahyani Institut Miftahul Huda Al Azhar, Banjar City, West Java, Indonesia
  • Haris Maiza Putra Badan Riset dan Inovasi Nasional, Central Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Naelul Azmi Institut Miftahul Huda Al Azhar, Banjar City, West Java, Indonesia
  • Syamsudin Syamsudin Institut Miftahul Huda Al Azhar, Banjar City, West Java, Indonesia
  • Encep Taufik Rahman Universitas Islam Sunan Gunung Djati, Bandung, Indonesia



Unfair Competition Prevention, Cross-Border E-commerce, TikTok, Social Commerce.


This study examines the Indonesian government's efforts to curb unfair competition in cross-border e-commerce, particularly on platforms like TikTok. It evaluates these efforts through the lens of fiqh, considering Sharia compliance and economic justice. Utilizing a normative juridical approach and descriptive analytical methods, the research analyzes regulations pertaining to the prohibition of social commerce transactions involving the direct sale of foreign goods to Indonesia. Qualitative data is gathered through literature review. Findings indicate the permissibility of such measures from a fiqh perspective, justified by the concept of maslahah, which seeks to maintain market stability and protect sellers' interests. The study suggests that prohibiting social commerce transactions on TikTok fosters harmony between Sharia principles and economic fairness, promoting the preservation of various aspects of well-being. Additionally, it highlights the regulation mandating a minimum price of US$100 per unit for foreign goods sold directly to Indonesia. This regulatory provision aims to uphold fair competition and protect local markets.

Author Biography

Hisam Ahyani, Institut Miftahul Huda Al Azhar, Banjar City, West Java, Indonesia

Dr. Hisam Ahyani, born on Friday, February 22 1991 in Ciamis, is a permanent lecturer at one of the well-known universities, namely the Miftahul Huda Al Azhar Institute (IMA) Banjar City since 2015 until now. This lecturer with the rank of Lector (Assistant Professor) is pursuing his doctoral studies at UIN Sunan Gunung Djati Bandung graduating in 2023 after undergoing undergraduate and postgraduate education in various regions. The son of Hamid and Huryatun, he has interests and expertise in the fields of Islamic law, economics and tourism, which is demonstrated through his extensive publication track record, including 25 books (with ISBN and IPR, as well as 5 journal articles indexed in Scopus. Apart from that, the husband of Naeli Mutmainah and father of Ahza Rumaisha Putri Ahyani, is active as a book editor and reviewer for National and International journals, and has received recognition for his scientific contributions, or you can contact via email: or


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How to Cite

Ahyani, H., Putra, H. M. ., Azmi, N. ., Syamsudin, S., & Rahman, E. T. . (2024). Maintaining Ethical Commerce: Fiqh Perspective on Prohibiting Social Transactions in Tiktok Shop. International Journal of Islamic Economics and Governance, 5(1), 51–65.