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author: OCHA/ ReliefWeb


Location:
- Southwestern Asia, bordering the Caspian Sea, with a small European portion north of the Caucasus range.
- Neighbours: Turkey, Armenia, Georgia, Russia, Iran.

Climate:
- dry, semiarid steppe.

Natural hazards:
- droughts.

Macro indicators
* 2018 estimates
Surface:86,600km2
Population*:9.9million
Pop. density*:114.8people/km2
GDP*:39.7EUR billion
GDP/capita*:3,990.0EUR

Currency: Manat
Code: AZN
Since: 2006


Insurance market portfolio
* 2018 estimates
TOTAL LIFE*:47%
TOTAL NON-LIFE*:53%
Overall Property*:12%
Overall Motor*:17%

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Statistics

Azerbaijan 2019 Insurance Companies Ranking

Azerbaijan 3Q2019 Insurance Companies Rankings


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Latest news



AZERBAIJAN: PASHA Insurance saw record growth in January

In January 2020, the GWP of the leading non-life insurer of Azerbaijan, PASHA Insurance, amounted to almost half of the total market's GWP, reaching AZN 56.6 million (~USD 33.3 million), which is at the same time AZN 10.1 million (USD 5.9 million) more than the insurer's GWP a year ago, Trend reports based on the data of the Central Bank.








AZERBAIJAN: for 10 months life insurance dropped by almost 40%

From January to October 2019, GWP of the voluntary Health insurance increased by almost AZN 10 million (~EUR 5.27 million), Motor Hull increased by about 20%, while Life insurance, on the contrary, decreased by almost 40% y-o-y, and these trends will continue, said Azer ALIYEV.





STATISTICS: AZERBAIJAN, 3Q2019: life insurance dropped by more than 7% y-o- y

From January to September 2019, total market GWP decreased by 8.11% y-o-y, to AZN 522.45 million (EUR 281.01 million). Paid claims, on the contrary, went up by almost 8% and reached AZN 201.70 million (EUR 108.49 million), as the data, published by the Azerbaijan's Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FIMSA) show.

AZERBAIJAN: pension insurance agreement marks an important step in cooperation with Bulgaria

In November 2019, Azerbaijani Minister of Labor and Social Protection of the Population, Sahil BABAYEV and Bulgarian Ambassador Nikolay YANKOV at the DOST (Sustainable and Operative Social Security) Agency signed an intergovernmental agreement on pension insurance in Baku, as Azernews reported with reference to the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Population.


AZERBAIJAN: the country to expand cooperation with Iran in insurance sector

Over the past year, more than 70% trade growth between Azerbaijan and Iran indicates the development of mutual relations, both countries being keen on the implementation of mutually beneficial business projects, in a bid to stimulate trade volume, according to the Iranian Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance, Farhad DEJPASAND.



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