Serbia

Location:
Southeastern Europe, between Macedonia and Hungary

Climate:
In the north, continental climate (cold winters and hot, humid summers with well distributed rainfall); in other parts, continental and Mediterranean climate (relatively cold winters with heavy snowfall and hot, dry summers and autumns)

Natural hazards:
destructive earthquakes





Currency: Dinars (RSD)

1 EUR = 123.4723 Dinars - RSD (December 31st, 2016)
1 EUR = 121.6261 Dinars - RSD (December 31st, 2015)
1 EUR = 120.9583 Dinars - RSD (December 31st, 2014)
1 EUR = 114.6421 Dinars - RSD (December 31st, 2013)
1 EUR = 113.7183 Dinars - RSD (December 31st, 2012)
1 EUR = 104.6409 Dinars - RSD (December 31st, 2011)
1 EUR = 105.4982 Dinars - RSD (December 31st, 2010)

Sources:

National Bank of Serbia
Association of Serbian Insurers


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Serbia: New Insurance Law adopted

Nearing the end of 2014, the Serbian parliament adopted the new Insurance Law that will take effect upon expiry of six months - at the end of June 2015. This finally put an end to the dilemma about the status of composite companies that will not be obliged to separate, strengthened the protection of rights and interests of the insured, and regulated sales channels more flexibly.

French companies AXA and COFACE offer joint export insurance policies in SERBIA

French companies AXA and Coface have started offering joint export insurance policies in Serbia, helping domestic exporters cushion the risk of non-payment by foreign buyers, according to Belgrade-based AXA Osiguranje. The two companies presented their joint product to Serbian export firms in Belgrade on December 5, AXA Osiguranje said in a statement on its website.

STATISTICS: Over EUR 430 million in GWP for SERBIAN insurers due the double digit growth rate in life segment

In 3Q2014, the Serbian insurance market totaled RSD 51.4 billion (EUR 432 million), representing a increase of 5.2% on a year earlier, according to the statistics published by the National Bank of Serbia (NBS). The value of paid claims on non-life segment increased 2.2% y-o-y to RSD 16.5 billion (EUR 139 million) due the 14.4% growth rate reported on properly insurance - a segment affected by catastrophic floods in May 2014, while the value of life indemnities increased 33% to RSD 3.5 billion (EUR 29 million).

SERBIA seeks adviser for Komercijalna Banka stake sale

Serbia invited applications on Friday for a financial adviser to help manage the sale of a majority stake in Komercijalna Banka, the country's second largest lender. The Deposit Insurance Agency set a deadline of Dec. 26 for international firms to submit their expressions of interest.

UNIQA 9-mo pre-tax earnings in SERBIA drop

Austrian insurance group UNIQA said on Wednesday its earnings before taxes from operations in Serbia dropped to 2,000 euro in the first nine months of 2014 from 193,000 euro a year earlier. Total gross written premiums from operations in Serbia rose by 9.1% to 34.6 million euro through September, UNIQA said in a financial report.

GENERALI Osiguranje Srbija: the new corporate name of SERBIAN company

As of September 22nd 2014 the new corporate name of Delta Generali Osiguranje a.d.o. Beograd, reads: Generali Osiguranje Srbija a.d.o. Generali's activities in Serbia are facing a rebranding procedure according to Generali's new corporate identity. Change of the company name and the corporate identity have also been implemented at the Reinsurance company and the Voluntary Pension Fund management company, which changed their company names in to: Generali Reosiguranje Srbija a.d.o. and Generali Drustvo za upravljanje dobrovoljnim penzijskim fondom a.d.

EUR 200 million stand-by credit line to SERBIA's Deposit Insurance Agency

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a EUR 200 million stand-by credit line to Serbia's Deposit Insurance Agency (DIA), an independent, public institution designed to protect insured depositors and manage the Deposit Insurance Fund (DIF), a special fund set up to pay-out insured depositors.

Europe RE: Flood damage to SERBIA from EUR 1.5 to 2 billion

Serbia's has joined a unique system for insurance against natural disasters as cofounder of the regional reinsurance company "Europe RE", which began its operations in Serbia on Thursday including Albania and Macedonia among its shareholders. Serbia invested a total USD 5 million in establishing of the "Europe RE" with headquarters in Switzerland.

Europe RE begins operations in SERBIA

Switzerland-headquartered specialty property catastrophe reinsurer Europa Reinsurance Facility Ltd. has started its operations in Serbia, B92.net reported. Europe RE's chairman of board, Hansjurg Appenzeller, said the May floods that hit parts of the Balkan region caused damage worth around EUR 1.5 billion (USD 1.9 billion) to EUR 2 billion (USD 2.53 billion).

SERBIA seeks expressions of interest for TAKOVO Osiguranje portfolio

Serbia's Deposit Insurance Agency (DIA) invited on Thursday expressions of interest from insurance companies for taking over the insurance portfolio of local insurer Takovo Osiguranje which is undergoing liquidation proceedings. In late July, the National Bank of Serbia (NBS) delicensed Takovo Osiguranje and petitioned a local court to initiate liquidation proceedings.