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Location:
- Central Asia, a small portion west of the Ural (Zhayyq) River in eastern-most Europe.
- Neighbours: Russia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, China.

Climate:
- continental, cold winters and hot summers, arid and semiarid.

Natural hazards:
- earthquakes in the south;
- mudslides around Almaty.

Macro indicators
* 2018 estimates
Surface:2,724,900km2
Population*:18.5million
Pop. density*:6.8people/km2
GDP*:133.8EUR billion
GDP/capita*:7,246.8EUR

Currency: Tenge
Code: KZT
Since: 1993


Insurance market portfolio
* 2018 estimates
TOTAL LIFE*:23%
TOTAL NON-LIFE*:77%
Overall Property*:20%
Overall Motor*:21%
MTPL*:16%

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Statistics

Kazakhstan 1Q2019 Market Portfolio

Kazakhstan 1Q2019 Insurance Companies Ranking


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Latest news

KAZAKHSTAN: agroinsurance goes from compulsory to voluntary

The agroinsurance system of Kazakhstan will undergo a radical change - transition from compulsory to voluntary, and from subsidized indemnities to subsidized premiums, Allinsurance.kz reports with a reference to the Ministry of Agriculture.










KAZAKHSTAN: in 2018 motor insurance generated over 30% of non-life premiums

Based on 2018 result, motor insurance (MTPL and MoD) generated over 30% of non-life GWP. At that, according to the statistics of the National Bank, MTPL segment last year saw a significant concentration growth - TOP-5 generated 66.5% of GWP vs 47.6% in 2017 (total growth of MTPL amounted to 23% y-o-y).




KAZAKHSTAN: Unit-Linked may become a new market driver

Staring January 1, 2019 Kazakh life insurers may offer Unit-Linked products, charging an insurance fee that will depend on the investment results. Also this year insurance companies may get an investment broker license, as explained the Deputy chairman of the board of Nomad Life, Askar SHAKENOV.