KYRGYZSTAN: Basic CMTPL insurance premium totally unfounded
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The law on MTPL, which hasn't been working since its adoption during 10 years, will finally come into force on February 7, 2019, according to the information agency Sputnik.
On July 12 the State service for regulations and supervision held a conference devoted to the activity results during the first half of the year and future perspectives, as the regulator informed on the official website.
Initiated by the World Bank, a technical knowledge exchange meeting was held in Bucharest with PAID Romania representatives and a delegation consisting of high-level representatives of the insurance market and the Kyrgyz parliament, on the topic of the Romanian experience in building a compulsory home insurance scheme.
Total profit for the 1st quarter 2018 amounted to KGS 58.2 million. "Out of 21 insurance companies of the market, profit was generated by 10 companies", - informed the National statistics committee.
In May the Association of the Kyrgyz Insurers conducted an annual meeting, dedicated to discussion of the last year result. According to the participants of the meeting in 2017 the local market was developing gradually and the insurance volume growth amounted to 12.5 %.
At the end of 2017, the Kyrgyz Republic insurance market totalled about KGS 1.06 billion (about EUR 13 million), according to the end-year market figures published on the market authority website.
The Law on Compulsory motor third party liability insurance (MTPL) in Kyrgyzstan will come into force at the beginning of 2016, stated Sanzhar MUKANBETOV, Chairman of the State Service for Regulation and Supervision of the Financial Market.
According to the Kyrgyz Financial Supervisory Commission's data, in January-September 2014, the total premiums written by the local insurance companies amounted to KGS 880.98 million, while claims paid totaled KGS 111.31 million.
The international law firm SIMMONS & SIMMONS and the Kyrgyz Republic have signed a ground-breaking agreement to provide consultancy services for the development of laws and regulations, supporting the introduction of Takaful (Islamic insurance) and Sukuk (Islamic securities) in the Kyrgyz Republic. The consultancy services to be provided by SIMMONS & SIMMONS are to be funded through a technical assistance grant provided by the Islamic Development Bank (IDB).
According to the data of Kyrgyz Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC), in 2013 total premium written by the local insurance companies amounted to KGS 967.8 million (EUR 14.29 million) which is 15.2%, more, in local currency, than in the previous year, when insurance premiums totaled KGS 840.10 million or EUR 13.41 million. Growth of insurance premiums suggests that population's trust in insurance companies have increased.
Turkish reinsurer MILLI Re stated that Gokhan AKTAS has been appointed to the position of Manager of Foreign Inward Business on 01 September 2018.
American International Group - AIG announced that Catherine DUFFY will join the company's General Insurance business as Country Manager of Bermuda, at a date to be determined.
Today has started in Moscow the 1st National Reinsurers Summit "National Reinsurers: Focus on global cooperation". Organized by the Russian National Reinsurance Company (RNRC) with the support of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation, the conference has the xprimm.com insurance portal as Media Partner.
On September 13, 2018, the Insurance Supervision Agency of Ljubljana organized its 4th conference on insurance. The subject of the event was Insurance in the Digital Future. Visit the event's web page to see the conference materials and photo gallery.
The 62nd edition of the "Rendez-Vous de Septembre", the annual traditional meeting of reinsurers starts Sunday in Monte Carlo. XPRIMM Publications covering the CEE, SEE and CIS insurance markets are available at the XPRIMM stand in Fairmont Hotel, as well as at the most important venues in Monte Carlo.
Only 5% of cyber losses are insured, estimates Christian Fuhrmann, chief executive of global clients/North America, Munich Re. Very complex by nature and continuously changing, cyber insurance is one of the biggest challenges for insurers, he said.
AXA announced today that it has obtained all regulatory approvals required to complete the proposed acquisition of XL Group previously announced on March 5, 2018. The acquisition is expected to close on September 12, 2018, pending the satisfaction of the remaining customary closing conditions.
The latest editions of the XPRIMM Motor Insurance Report and Property Insurance Report will be launched in Monte Carlo, at the 62th edition of the "Rendez-Vous de Septembre," one of the most important international events dedicated to insurers, reinsurers, brokers, and reinsurance consultants.
Hannover Re expects to see stability in prices and conditions overall for the treaty renewals as at 1 January 2019 and promising opportunities for next year arising from digitalization, increased demand for coverage of cyber risks, as well as from various openings in the Asian growth markets.
Despite the high losses from 2017 the reinsurance market is still soft, James KENT, Global Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Willis Re stated at a press briefing in Monte Carlo.