Czech Republic

Location:
Central Europe, between Germany, Poland, Slovakia, and Austria

Climate:
temperate; cool summers; cold, cloudy, humid winters

Natural hazards:
Flooding


Currency: Kroon (CZK)

1 EUR = 27.725 Kroon - CZK (December 31st, 2014)
1 EUR = 27.425 Kroon - CZK (December 31st, 2013)
1 EUR = 25.14 Kroon - CZK (December 31st, 2012)
1 EUR = 25.80 Kroon - CZK (December 31st, 2011)
1 EUR = 25.06 Kroon - CZK (December 31st, 2010)

Sources:
The Czech National Bank (CNB)
Czech Insurance Association (CAP)

Insurance statistics

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CZECH REPUBLIC: New Obligations for Large Companies

In accordance with the EU directive 2014/95/EU, business corporations with more than 500 employees that qualify as large undertakings and public-interest entities as defined by the Czech act on accounting (these include, for instance, banks, insurance companies or large companies with securities admitted to trading on an-EU regulated market) are subject to so-called non-financial reporting starting January 1, 2017.

STATISTICS: CZECH REP., 3Q2016: Motor policies maintained the market on the upward trend

According to data released by the Czech Insurance Association (CAP), in 3Q 2016 the insurance market has been driven by non-life insurance segment which reported a y-o-y growth rate of 4.2%, while life policies continues to decrease by about 2.1%. Overall, the aggregate GWP increased slightly by CZK 1.61 billion (to CZK 89.57 billion or EUR 3.32.billion), which corresponds to a y-o-y growth rate of 1.8%.

CZECH insurance companies increasingly focusing on property

Insurance companies are increasingly investing on the Czech real estate market. Ceska pojistovna purchased Hotel Prague Inn at Mustek in Prague 1 through its fund, bringing the total value of its property portfolio to CZK 8 bn.

STATISTICS: CZECH REP., CAP: Insurance market growth rate increases by 2% y-o-y in H1

The total written premium of the members of the Czech Insurance Association (CAP) has increased by c. CZK 1.2 billion on year- on-year basis, which corresponds to 2% growth. The positive development of the insurance market in the first six months is still supported by non-life insurance, which reported c. 4.5% volume growth and thus again became the most dynamic segment. Also life insurance, which has been showing a more significant decrease in the last two years, slowed down the decline from 3.4% in the 1st quarter to 2.2%.

STATISTICS: Czech Insurance Association: Insurance market growing thanks to MOD insurance

At the end of March 2016, the Czech Republic insurance market totaled CZK 31.12 billion (about EUR 1.15 billion), 1.27% more y-o-y, according to the results of the members of the Czech Insurance Association (CAP). The most dynamic sector in non-life insurance is collision insurance. Collision insurance (n.red.: MOD insurance) strengthened year-on-year by 9.2% and helped to maintain the continuing growth of the entire non-life segment", CAP annoucend in a press release.

STATISTICS: Czech Insurance Association: The market was backed up by non-life insurance in 2015

The preliminary results of the Czech Insurance Association (CAP) for 2015 show an annual increase of CZK 1.1 billion, which is a 1% rise, in the premium volume. Premium growth accelerated in the second half of the year compared to a 0.3% increase in the first half. Same as last year, the insurance market is backed up by non-life insurance, which strengthened by 4%. Life insurance, on the other hand, is continuously weakening, namely by 3.5% in comparison with 2014.