UKRAINE: for January-July, annual growth of MTPL amounted to 20.5% and Green Card went up by 25%
For 7 months, Ukrainian insurers (members of MTIBU, the Motor Transport Insurance Bureau of Ukraine) generated UAH 2.57 billion of MTPL premiums (+20.5%). The total number of MTPL policies, according to MTIBU, increased by 4.2% and amounted to almost 4.6 million units.
STATISTICS: UKRAINE, 1H 2018: life insurance demonstrates significant growth by more than 39%
The Ukrainian insurance market generated GWP in the amount of UAH 23.42 billion (EUR 766.33 million) in the first half year, 10.38% more than a year ago. Likewise, GWP of life insurers increased by 39.2% from UAH 1.24 billion (EUR 41.8 million) to UAH 1.73 billion (EUR 56.69 million), according to the National Financial Services Commission.
VIG to make acquisitions in Ukraine
Austrian insurer VIG intends to become a Top3 insurer in the Ukrainian insurance market, and "is mulling the possibility of acquiring another risk insurance company", wrote the local business portal open4business.com.ua.
UKRAINE: the National Bank of Ukraine proposes toughening mandatory insurance requirements to improve the quality of market regulation
Huge losses in mandatory insurance have made it necessary to review license conditions for companies by introducing additional requirements to their solvency in line with EU standards, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has said.
UKRAINE: for 7 months premiums of the TAS Group went up by almost 39%
For 7 months this year TAS Insurance Group generated UAH 749.62 million of premiums* (+38.8% y-o-y), as informed Forinsurer portal.
UKRAINE: National Financial Services Committee toughens solvency requirements for the local insurers
The National Financial Services Committee toughens solvency requirements for the local insurers. The Ministry of Finance registered an order of the Committee on approval of the Regulation on mandatory criteria and standards of capital adequacy and solvency, liquidity, profitability, asset quality and riskiness of the insurers' operations.
UKRAINE: for February-July local insurers sold more than 31 thousand of e-MTPL
MTIBU published sales statistics of e-MTPL in Ukraine from February 7 to July 31, 2018. During this period local insurers sold 31,155 of electronic MTPL policies, wrote FORINSURER.
UKRAINE: National Commission for financial service market regulation toughened requirements to technical reserves of insurers
On July 19 the National Commission for financial service market regulation approved the draft regulation on amending the Policy on reserves formation for risk insurance, which will toughen the technical reserves requirements for insurers, said the member of the Commission - Alexander ZALETOV, as informed INTERFAX-Ukraine.
STATISTICS: UKRAINE, Q1 2018 result: paid claims increased y-o-y by 35%
For the 1st quarter Ukrainian insurers generated UAH 11.6 billion of GWP (+6.63%) and paid UAH 3.17 billion of claims (+35.15%), according to the data, published by the National Commission for financial service market regulation.
UKRAINE: S&P improved the national scale rating of Ukraine to "uaBBB"
The international rating agency Standard&Poors improved the long term national scale rating of Ukraine from "uaBBB-" to "uaBBB" due to review of rating criteria.
ON THE MOVE
Swiss Re: Andreas BERGER will succeed Agostino GALVAGNI as Corporate Solutions CEO and member of the executive committee group, starting April 2019
Swiss Re announced that Andreas BERGER, currently Chief Regions & Markets Officer and a Board Member of the Management of Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE, will be appointed Corporate Solutions CEO and member of the executive committee effective April 1 2019.
MILLI Re announced new Manager appointment
Turkish reinsurer MILLI Re stated that Gokhan AKTAS has been appointed to the position of Manager of Foreign Inward Business on 01 September 2018.
LIVE: 1st National Reinsurers Summit in Moscow: focus on global cooperation
Today has started in Moscow the 1st National Reinsurers Summit "National Reinsurers: Focus on global cooperation". Organized by the Russian National Reinsurance Company (RNRC) with the support of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation, the conference has the xprimm.com insurance portal as Media Partner.
The challenges associated with digitization in the insurance sector discussed at the "Insurance in the Digital Future" Conference, in Ljubljana
On September 13, 2018, the Insurance Supervision Agency of Ljubljana organized its 4th conference on insurance. The subject of the event was Insurance in the Digital Future. Visit the event's web page to see the conference materials and photo gallery.
LIVE from Monte Carlo: The 62nd edition of the "Rendez-Vous de Septembre"
The 62nd edition of the "Rendez-Vous de Septembre", the annual traditional meeting of reinsurers starts Sunday in Monte Carlo. XPRIMM Publications covering the CEE, SEE and CIS insurance markets are available at the XPRIMM stand in Fairmont Hotel, as well as at the most important venues in Monte Carlo.
Munich Re: aggregation risk of cyber insurance is 'the elephant in the room'
Only 5% of cyber losses are insured, estimates Christian Fuhrmann, chief executive of global clients/North America, Munich Re. Very complex by nature and continuously changing, cyber insurance is one of the biggest challenges for insurers, he said.
AXA obtained approvals for XL acquisition. Last day of independence for XL Group
AXA announced today that it has obtained all regulatory approvals required to complete the proposed acquisition of XL Group previously announced on March 5, 2018. The acquisition is expected to close on September 12, 2018, pending the satisfaction of the remaining customary closing conditions.
FY2017 XPRIMM Property and Motor insurance reports to be launched in Monte Carlo
The latest editions of the XPRIMM Motor Insurance Report and Property Insurance Report will be launched in Monte Carlo, at the 62th edition of the "Rendez-Vous de Septembre," one of the most important international events dedicated to insurers, reinsurers, brokers, and reinsurance consultants.
Hannover Re: broadly diversified reinsurers with expertise and a very good rating will benefit from the current state of the market
Hannover Re expects to see stability in prices and conditions overall for the treaty renewals as at 1 January 2019 and promising opportunities for next year arising from digitalization, increased demand for coverage of cyber risks, as well as from various openings in the Asian growth markets.
Willis Re - Market still soft, but functional
Despite the high losses from 2017 the reinsurance market is still soft, James KENT, Global Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Willis Re stated at a press briefing in Monte Carlo.