Hungary

Location:
Central Europe, northwest of Romania

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

Natural hazards:
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Currency: Forint (HUF)

1 EUR = 311.02 Forints - HUF (December 31st, 2016)
1 EUR = 313.12 Forints - HUF (December 31st, 2015)
1 EUR = 314.89 Forints - HUF (December 31st, 2014)
1 EUR = 296.91 Forints - HUF (December 31st, 2013)
1 EUR = 291.29 Forints - HUF (December 31st, 2012)
1 EUR = 311.13 Forints - HUF (December 31st, 2011)
1 EUR = 278.75 Forints - HUF (December 31st, 2010)

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Starting October 1, 2013, the National Bank of Hungary took over all activities of financial market regulator PSzAF

Association of Hungarian Insurance Companies (MABISZ)
National Bank of Hungary
Hungarian Financial Supervision Authority (PSZAF)

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HUNGARY, ALLIANZ: insurers must innovate to compete

With a nearly 21-percent share of Hungary's non-life insurance market, Allianz Hungary has an important role to play in a country that has hit the headlines recently because of its geographic position as a frontier for waves of migrants seeking a better life in the EU. Hit hard by the financial crisis but improving, Hungary was recently characterised by the IMF as 'growing at a strong pace, helped by accommodative policies and improved market sentiment'.

HUNGARY, MNB: Insurers must validate contracts with former Astra policy holders

Insurers must recognize the mandatory vehicle liability insurance contracts as valid from October 1 for former policy holders of Romanian insurer Astra who terminated their contract by mutual agreement from September 30 even if Astra has not yet reported the termination of the contract in the Centralized Claim History Registration System (KKNYR), the National Bank of Hungary (MNB) said yesterday.

HUNGARY's MNB fines Uniqa Insurance HUF76m for violations

The National Bank of Hungary (MNB) fined insurance company Uniqa Biztosito HUF 76 million on a number of violations related to shortfalls in its registration, auditing and contract management systems, the central bank said today in a press release.

HUNGARY: Mandatory car insurance premiums up 30%

Mandatory vehicle insurance premiums in Hungary have seen a 25-30% rise this year, chiefly due to an increase in payouts on claims, Hungarian economic daily Vilaggazdasag reported today.

STATISTICS: HUNGARIAN insurers' business up by 1.7% in Q1

Hungarian insurance market totaled HUF 241.36 billion (EUR 807 million) at the end of March 2015, 1.71% more y-o-y, according to the statistics published by the Central Bank. In European currency, due the appreciation of the Hungarian Forint - the calculated growth rate was 4.41%. The volume of paid claims by insurers decreased by 1.79% to HUF 125.85 billion (EUR 421 million), due the reduced values reported for life indemnities.

HUNGARY: Casco insurance sales stay steady at 21% in 2014

Despite both sales of new and used cars jumping by 10% and 20%, respectively, in Hungary last year, the number of vehicle owners opting for casco voluntary vehicle insurance remained at around 21%, the online insurer of General Group genertel.hu reported on Friday based on its own survey of the market.

STATISTICS: HUNGARY FY2014: Positive trend both in profitability and underwriting volume

Hungarian insurers saw at the end of 2014 a 4.02% growth in the consolidated market GWP, to HUF 833.8 billion, mostly driven by the positive evolution of the traditional life insurance lines. However, denominated in European currency, the market results show once again a negative trend, with a 1.9% decrease of the GWP volume, to EUR 2.65 billion, following the about 6% depreciation of the Hungarian Forint (HUF).

ALLIANZ HUNGARY picks Ingenico Mobile Solutions' mPOS

Ingenico announced that Hungarian insurance company Allianz Hungary chose Ingenico Mobile Solutions' mPOS to fully equip the 800 sales agents of its network with mobile payment products by the end of 2015. With the deployment of this mPOS platform, Allianz Hungary wants to enable commercial agents to secure insurance contract sales whatever the consumer's location, whenever they decide to subscribe for a service.