In the context of the increasing frequency and intensity of meteorological events as a result of climate change, improving resilience to natural disaster risks is a primary objective, which requires the cooperation of all the interested entities - institutions of public administration, associations specialized in risk analysis and assessment, insurance companies, consultancy bodies, and non-profit organizations, etc.
The Georgian insurance market generated GWP in the amount of GEL 295.28 million (EUR 103.83 million) in the first half year, a 19.36% increase y-o-y, while the life sector increased by 69.36%, according to data from the Insurance Supervisory Office of Georgia.
The market statistical data provided by the Czech National Bank for 1H2018 confirm the positive trend reported by the results published by the local insurers' association (CAP) one month ago. Yet, as the group of market players considered by each of the two reports is different, also the overall picture is somewhat different.
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.
In the first half year, Uzbek insurers generated UZS 817.6 billion (EUR 89.12 million) of GWP, which in local currency means a y-o-y growth of 87.53%, while in euro the market GWP dropped by 10.19% due to significant depreciation of UZS against EUR, according to the data of the Ministry of Finance of Uzbekistan.
The Ukrainian insurance market generated GWP in the amount of UAH 23.42 billion (EUR 766.33 million) in the first half year, 10.38% more than a year ago. Likewise, GWP of life insurers increased by 39.2% from UAH 1.24 billion (EUR 41.8 million) to UAH 1.73 billion (EUR 56.69 million), according to the National Financial Services Commission.
Beginning in 2019, Georgia will change the model of financing within the General Health Insurance program. According to the Ministry of health the new system of reimbursement provides for transition to a model of diagnostically related groups (DRG), based on which a patient's diagnosis, age, length of hospitalization, and other criteria will determine the amount of funding, wrote Business Georgia.
The National rating agency RAEX confirmed the rating of RSHB-Insurance at ruAA with a stable forecast, wrote ASN portal. RSHB-Insurance is an all-lines insurer, a subsidiary of ROSSELKHOZ Bank, as well as the leader of agro insurance with a market share of 48.6% of all the class' GWP in the country, based on the 1H result.
The National rating agency RAEX improved rating of YUGORIA to ruA- with positive forecast. Before the insurer's rating level was ruBB+ with stable forecast, as ASN announced.
The Azeri market will continue to grow in 2018 according to the Chairman of the Mediator Committee of the Azerbaijani Insurers Association (ASA), Hayal MAMEDHANLI. Based on his opinion, the market may reach AZN 600 million this year (AZN 30 million more than in 2017).
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.
Marsh & McLennan Companies has announced today it has reached an
agreement to acquire Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc for a total
consideration of USD 6.4 billion, as part of its strategy to be the
preeminent global firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people.
Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) announced that it has opened a new office in Munich, Germany, marking the latest advance in BHSI's steady, strategic expansion of its global footprint and capabilities for customers and brokers worldwide.