Kosovo

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Location map
author: CIA


Location:
- Southeast Europe;
- Neighbours: Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Serbia.

Climate:
- influenced by continental air masses resulting in relatively cold winters with heavy snowfall and hot, dry summers and autumns;
- Mediterranean and alpine influences create regional variation;
- maximum rainfall between October and December.


Macro indicators
* 2018 estimates
Surface:10,908km2
Population*:1.8million
Pop. density*:165.9people/km2
GDP*:6.8EUR billion
GDP/capita*:3,726.4EUR

European Union:
Potential candidate

Currency: Euro
Code: EUR
- unilaterally adopted EUR currency


Insurance market portfolio
* 2018 estimates
TOTAL LIFE*:3%
TOTAL NON-LIFE*:97%


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Statistics

Kosovo FY2019 Market Portfolio

Kosovo 3Q2019 Market Portfolio


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Latest news


KOSOVO: CBK limits non-life insurers expenses to 24% of GWP

In order to improve the financial strength of local insurers, Central Bank of Kosovo (CBK) introduced at the beginning of February 2020 a set of rules that will limit the overall commissions and operational costs of non-life insurers to a maximum amount of 24% of all non-life gross written premiums volume.


KOSOVO insurers ended Q3 on loss

Kosovo's insurance companies posted a net loss of EUR -0.8 million at the end of September 2019, compared to a net profit of 2.1 million euro a year earlier, according to the "Monthly Information Report of the Financial System" published by the Central Bank.






KOSOVO: CBK revokes the licence of INSIG

Central Bank of the Republic of Kosovo revokes the licens of the local unit of the Insurance Company INSIG, as the market authority informed on its website.









KOSOVO insurers swing to 3.2 mln euro net profit in Sept

Kosovo's insurance companies turned to a net profit of 3.2 million euro ($3.7 million) in September 2017, from a net loss of 12.1 million euro in the same month a year earlier, central bank figures showed.



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