Romania

Location:
Southeastern Europe, bordering the Black Sea, between Bulgaria and Ukraine

Climate:
temperate; cold, cloudy winters with frequent snow and fog; sunny summers with frequent showers and thunderstorms




Natural hazards:

earthquakes, most severe in south and southwest; geologic structure and climate promote landslides

Currency: Leu (RON)
Currency conversions were calculed for an average exchange rate of:
RON 4.4446/EUR - in 2014
RON 4.4190/EUR - in 2013
RON 4.4560/EUR - in 2012
RON 4.2379/EUR - in 2011
RON 4.2099/EUR - in 2010

Sources:
Insurance PROFILE
Romanian Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA)
Romanian National Bank
National Association of the Insurance and Reinsurance Companies (UNSAR)

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1Q2017 Market Portfolio

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The health insurance client is a client won for the long term

"We have to change the way we think and we have to see the good things that the health insurance market can offer. It is a market with a two-digit growth and, for at least 5-6 years, we'll have a similar dynamic. Therefore, the client must be in the centre of attention. He/she is the starting point and, year by year, we have to improve the product portfolio", stated, during the Health&Life Insurance Conference, Dan DOBRE, Commercial Manager, SIGNAL IDUNA.

Lenka de MAURO: In Germany we expect the IDD law to be enforced by summer

In the following period, new changes regarding the European insurance legislation are expected. "Regarding IDD - Insurance Distribution Directive, in Germany we have made progress as far as the implementation process is concerned and we expect the IDD specific legislation to be enforced by this summer, taking into account the fact that we have elections coming up this autumn", Lenka de MAURO, Deputy Head of Office GDV - German Insurance Association - European Office, explained during the Insurance Market Trends Conference at FIAR 2017.

CEE vs. EU markets: principle based vs. rule based

"In relation to other European markets the CEE markets are relatively small and diversified. Having said this in my opinion the principle of proportionality has to play an even more important role than in other markets. Being small often means that your voice is not heard in an adequate way which could result in a high risk of unintended consequences. Meaning that on EU level issues might have a neglectable size but have huge consequences on a small market. This brings me automatically to the question of the influence of the CEE region on the EU legislative process", said Michael BRANDSTETTER, EU & International Affairs, VVO - Austrian Insurance Association.

BIPAR's perspective on the IDD implementation process

Entered into force on 23 February 2016 (with implementation period starting on February 23, 2018), the IDD "repeals the IMD and is also a minimum harmonisation Directive, hence allowing to take into consideration each market specificities. The IDD seeks to improve regulation in the retail insurance market and to create more opportunities for cross-border business, to establish the conditions necessary for fair competition between distributors of insurance products, and to strengthen consumer protection", said Juan - Ramon PLA, Secretary General, BIPAR, Managing Director, Corporation de Mediadores de Seguros, Spain, Member of IRSG, EIOPA, at FIAR 2017.

The 20th edition of FIAR: A new location, conferences & workshops held by international specialists, hundreds of bilateral meetings

Taking place between May 21 and May 25, in a new location - Poiana Brasov in Romania - the 20th edition of the International Insurance-Reinsurance Forum - FIAR gathers well-known specialists representing over 125 international companies and offers its participants the chance to join specialized conferences and workshops analyzing the latest trends in the insurance, reinsurance and brokerage fields, as well to participate at networking events and bilateral meetings which will enable them to discover new business opportunities and to gather valuable insights and experience.