STATISTICS: Kosovo: Insurers' net profit more than halves in 2018
The insurance market of Kosovo totaled EUR 93.5 million at the end of 2018, 7% more y-o-y, according to data provided by the Central Bank (CBK).
Non-life GWP increased by 6.5% y-o-y to EUR 90.5 million, of which EUR 48.6 million related to Domestic MTPL, EUR 7.5 million - Border policies and EUR 34.4 million - other voluntary classes, according to "The Insurance Companies Activity" published by CBK.
STATISTICS: KOSOVO 3Q2018: Insurers' net profit decreased by more than one third
The insurance market of Kosovo totaled EUR 2.1 million at the end of September 2018, 34% less y-o-y (vs. EUR 3.2 million), data provided by the Central Bank (CBK) showed.
STATISTICS: Kosovo, 1H2018: insurers' net profit declined by 62% y-o-y, despite the GWP increase
Kosovo insurers posted an aggregate net profit of EUR 0.8 million in1H 2018, down from EUR 2.1 million a year earlier, according to the Financial System Monthly Report published by the local Central Bank.
STATISTICS: KOSOVO 1Q2018: Insurers' net profit more than halved
The insurance market of Kosovo totaled EUR 21.4 million at the end of March 2018, 10.5% more y-o-y, data provided by the Central Bank (CBK) showed.
STATISTICS: KOSOVO, FY2017: insurers' bottom result returned in the positive area
Kosovo insruance market totaled about EUR 87.4 million at the end of December 2017, 4.3% more y-o-y, data provided by the Central Bank (CBK) showed. Total gross claims paid increased by 19.7% y-o-y to EUR 46 million.
STATISTICS: KOSOVO insurers have sold 100,000 more policies y-o-y during January-September 2017
The insurance market of Kosovo increased by 2.5% y-o-y during the first nine months of the year to EUR 64.5 million, as the Central Bank - CBK market figures showed.
STATISTICS: KOSOVO insurers reported a 20% y-o-y growth rate in 1H paid claims
The Kosovo insurers' GWP increased by 2.74% y-o-y, to EUR 41.05 million in the first half of 2017, as shown by the Central Bank's data.
STATISTICS: KOSOVO insurers reported 1.5% y-o-y growth rate in Q1 GWP
By the end of March 2017, the Kosovo insurance market totaled EUR 18.8 million - 1.5% more y-o-y, as the market figures published by the Central Bank of Kosovo - CBK indicate.
STATISTICS: KOSOVO: +3% in FY2016 GWP, supported by the double-digit growth rate in voluntary classes
Last year, the Kosovo insurance market totaled EUR 81.2 million, or 3.1% more y-o-y, according to the figures published by the Central Bank of the Republic of Kosovo (CBK). At the same time, the volume of paid claims by local insurers remained about at the 2015 level: EUR 39 million.
STATISTICS: KOSOVO insurers' Jan-Sept GWP rises 3% y-o-y
In 3Q 2016 the Kosovo insurers reported a 3% y-o-y increase in GWP to EUR 62.9 million, as the Central Bank - CBK data showed. MTPL premiums accounted for about 65% of total GWP, of which a share of 56% - third party liability policies, while the share of Border policies was close to 9%. Other types of voluntary segments accounted for ~35% of total market.
ON THE MOVE
AON appoints Lambros LAMBROU as global CEO of Commercial Risk Solutions
Global re/insurance broker AON has named veteran AON leader, Lambros LAMBROU as Global Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of its Commercial Risk Solutions division.
Peter CLARKE named VP & COO of FAIRFAX
FAIRFAX Financial Holdings Limited announced that Peter CLARKE has been appointed Vice President (VP) and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of FAIRFAX, reporting to FAIRFAX President, Paul RIVETT.
ERGO Group appoints a Polish manager
Adam ROMAN, board member of Ergo Hestia (Poland), will hold the position of Head of Global P&C of the ERGO group, effective 1 March. His tasks will include supervision over property insurance of the group in the areas of underwriting, actuarial and pricing, as well as reinsurance.
Jad ARISS appointed Secretary General of The Geneva Association
Jad ARISS, currently Group Head of Public Affairs and Corporate Responsibility with AXA, has been appointed Secretary General of The Geneva Association, effective 1 March 2019.
TURKMENISTAN: new General Director of the State insurance organization appointed
Guvanch NURMUKHAMMEDOV has been appointed as the new General Director of the State insurance organization, the single insurance institute of Turkmenistan, as the State information agency of Turkmenistan wrote.
Inclusive Insurance - a creative solution to narrow the protection gap in the emerging markets of the Southeastern Europe
Insurance should be accessible to all social classes, regardless of their wealth & income status. Products offered today are conventional insurance products, largely inspired from the developed markets as "one-size-fits-all" solutions, affordable to only middle- and high-income clients in the Eastern Europe's emerging & developing markets. Inclusive insurance's goal is making insurance available to all, with responsible insurance offers, thus making up for a solution to narrow the insurance coverage gap in the region.
Latest trends and challenges in the property and motor insurance lines under scrutiny, in Vienna
Property and motor insurance lines are providing for about 75% of the non-life insurance business in the CEE region, but are responsible for over 77% of the claims expenses. As such, although other classes of risks are emerging, for the time being and most probably for a rather long period ahead, property and motor insurance lines will continue to be at the heart of CEE's insurance market architecture.
FIAR 2019: Register before 28 February and save EUR 400 of the attendance fee
To the satisfaction of its traditional guests, FIAR returns in 2019 to its historical hometown, Sinaia. The forthcoming edition will benefit from the comfort and professional facilities of a new venue, the Conference Center of the International Hotel ****, located in the heart of the beautiful mountain resort. Registration is opened at a significantly discounted early bird rate until 28 February.