Greece

Location: Greece is located in Southern Europe bordering the Ionian Sea, and the Mediterranean Sea, between Albania and Turkey. It is in a strategic location dominating the Aegean Sea and the southern entrance to the Turkish Straits. It is a peninsular country, possessing an archipelago of about 3,000 islands.

Climate: Mediterranean climate with mild wet winters and hot, dry summers. Snowfalls do occur occasionally during the winter.

Natural Hazards: Severe earthquakes, droughts, wildfires.

Currency: EURO

Sources: Hellenic Association of Insurance Companies
Bank of Greece

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GREEK turnaround adds sheen to NBG's insurance asset sale

An unexpected uptick in the outlook for the Greek economy should boost buyer demand for National Bank of Greece SA subsidiary Ethniki Hellenic General Insurance Co. SA, while the gradual removal of the social safety net should provide a stream of clients for its products over the longer term, analysts told S&P Global Market Intelligence.

GREECE: Exin acquires AIG operations

Matt Fairfield's (re)insurance start-up Exin Partners has struck a deal to buyout AIG's interest in AIG Greece in a deal worth upwards of EUR100mn ($104mn), The Insurance Insider can reveal.

GREECE: Bids for NBG's Ethniki Insurance set for Q1

National Bank of Greece aims to have the binding bids for the sale of its subsidiary Ethniki Insurance within the first quarter of 2017. According to the group's commitment in its restructuring plan, the sale must take place in the first half of next year, but bank sources say the process will begin in January.

STATISTICS: GREECE, 1Q2016: market down by 6% y-o-y

At the end of March 2016, the Greek insurance market totaled EUR 948.57 million, down by 5.7% y-o-y, according to the preliminary market figures published by the Hellenic Association of Insurance Companies (HAIC). The life insurance segment decreased by 10% y-o-y, to EUR 456.68 million, while the non-life business line dropped by 1.2% to EUR 491.89 million.

GREECE residents to see flood insurance policy savings

The state of New York has 1,500 communities that participate in the National Flood Insurance Program, but only 32 currently participate in the Community Rating System and none rank better than Class 7. Supervisor Bill Reilich says the Town of Greece is the only local municipality in Monroe County that participates in the National Flood Insurance Community Rating System Program, and has received a reduction in its Class rating from 8 to 7 providing additional savings for taxpayers.