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author: OCHA/ ReliefWeb


Location:
- Southeastern Europe, bordering the Black Sea;
- Neighbours: Bulgaria, Serbia, Hungary, Ukraine, Moldova.

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

Natural hazards:
- earthquakes, most severe in south and southwest regions;
- geologic structure and climate promote landslides.

Macro indicators
* 2018 estimates
Surface:238,397km2
Population*:19.5million
Pop. density*:81.9people/km2
GDP*:202.7EUR billion
GDP/capita*:10,382.6EUR

European Union:
EU member, since 2007

Currency: Leu
Code: RON
Since: 2005


Insurance market portfolio
* 2018 estimates
TOTAL LIFE*:21%
TOTAL NON-LIFE*:79%
Overall Property*:12%
Overall Motor*:57%


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Statistics

Romania 1H2019 Insurance Companies Rankings

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Latest news

ATRADIUS enters Romanian and Bulgarian markets

ATRADIUS - the second largest provider of credit insurance in the world, announced it expanded its international presence with two new locations in Bulgaria and Romania, as a part of the company's global expansion strategy.



ROMANIAN Transilvania Broker raises RON 9.6 milion in IPO

Romanian insurer Transilvania Broker raised 9.6 million lei (USD 2.5 million/2.1 million euro) through an oversubscribed initial public offering (IPO) of a 25% stake and might start trading on the Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) at the beginning of November, the bourse said on Thursday.







ROMANIA: Euroins buys Starcom bonds worth 700,000 euro

Bulgaria's Starcom Holding said on Thursday its subsidiary Euroins Romania has acquired a total of 1,423 Starcom bonds at a price of 1,000 levs (511,300 euro) each. Euroins Romania acquired three Starcom bonds on June 22 and a further 1,420 on June 27, Starcom Holding said in a bourse filing.


Cornel COCA-CONSTANTINESCU: The Romanian insurance market is reaching its maturity point

"After a trial period, the Romanian insurance market is reaching its maturity, in my opinion. I believe in this market. As proof of my belief, I took on my shoulders to lead the insurance-reinsurance sector in ASF - The Financial Supervisory Authority during the most difficult moment in the insurance market's history in the past years", Cornel COCA-CONSTANTINESCU, First Vice President, ASF - The Financial Supervisory Authority, during the Brokers' Conference at FIAR 2017.


Cees WERFF, CCN: The auto transformation will profoundly impact insurance as well

"We see a lot of technology developments coming up: robots, AI, telematics - all are coming into our [insurance] market as well. We see more and more often a customer centric approach, the customer is placed in the front of this process", Cees WERFF, President, Claims Corporation Network, pointed out during the Motor Insurance Conference at FIAR 2017.

The impact of telematics on the motor insurance industry

"There is a wide variety of pricing parameters used on the motor insurance market today - in many cases it is doubtful if their validity is statistically proven. For fleets, there is a 'disconnection' between needed and available information", Michael THEILMEIER, Senior Vicepresident, GEN Re, explained during the Motor Insurance Conference at FIAR 2017.

Digital claims self-assessment solutions bring benefits to all players

In the context of digitalization and its role in improving the claims assessments processes, Richard NATHSCHLAEGER, Region Manager Austria & Italy, Vice Chairman CEE Advisory Board, AUDATEX, presented, during the Motor Insurance Conference at FIAR 2017, a solution for digital claims self-assessment launched by Audatex.

Evgeny POTOKOV, SCOR: The biggest P&C line of business [in Romania] cannot be unprofitable

"I think that stability is essential for insurance and reinsurance companies alike and, in order to be active in the market, we need a transparent and stable legislative framework, otherwise the rules are not clear and it is hard to plan business activities in the market with too many uncertainties", Evgeny POTOKOV, Senior Underwriter SEE, SCOR, explained during the Motor Insurance Conference taking place at FIAR 2017, presenting the company's perspective, as reinsurer, on the MTPL market in Romania.