Serbian insurers ended 1Q2019 with total GWP worth RSD 24.83 billion (EUR 210.5 million), 0.5% up y-o-y, according to the most recent market statistics pubished by the National Bank of Serbia.
DUNAV Osiguranje, a Serbian insurance company based in Belgrade and the largest non-life insurance company in the Serbian insurance market, for the second consecutive year supported the Srem Agricultural Fair - AGROSIRM, that was held on June 8-9, as the company stated on its website.
Serbian insurance market ended 2018 with GWP worth EUR 845 million, up 7.6% y-o-y, a result supported mainly by the non-life insurance side, which saw an 8.5% increase to EUR 644 million.
Serbia was one of few CEE insurance markets where the 2008 economic crisis was tackled with little sacrifice to market growth. The industry grew to EUR 195 million (+33%) from 2008 to 2017.
In 3Q2018, the Serbian insurance market totaled RSD 74.6 billion (EUR 630 million), representing an increase of 5.2% on a year earlier, according to the statistics published by the National Bank of Serbia (NBS).
The Serbian insurance marked ended the first half year with GWP worth RSD 52.18 billion (EUR 442 million), 6,8% up y-o-y. Due to the modest appreciation of the Serbian Dinar against Euro, the market results denominated in European currency show a higher growth rate, of 9.35%.
A.M. Best has assigned a Financial Strength Rating of B (Fair) and a Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of "bb+" to Dunav Re Company a.d.o. Belgrade (Dunav Re) (Serbia), a subsidiary of Dunav Insurance Company j.s.c. Belgrade. (Dunav), a multi-line insurer operating in Serbia.
The Serbian insurance market experienced a 2.4% y-o-y increase in Q1 GWP to RSD 24.7 billion (EUR 208 million), according to the NBS's (National Bank of Serbia) quarterly figures.
Serbian insurer Dunav Osiguranje [BEL:DNOS] has said it will pay a gross dividend of 128.34 dinars (1.09 euro) per share on 2017 earnings.
Serbian insurance market ended 2017 with FWP worth EUR 785.8 million, 8.8% up y-o-y, a result supported in part also by the Serbian Dinar appreciation against the European currency. In local currency, the GWP growth was of only 4.4%. Most of the market growth came from the non-life insurance side, which saw a 11% increase in premiums, thus raising its weight in the market portfolio by about 1.5 percentage points.
Slovenian re/insurance group SAVA Re has acquired a 92.94% stake in Belgrade-based ENERGOPROJEKT GARANT, a small Serbian insurer specialising in construction and liability insurance.
The "Agricultural Insurance, Reinsurance and Brokerage in the CIS, Europe and Asia" Conference will discuss the technical aspects and characteristic features of drought and livestock disease insurance programs. Representatives of Munich Re and TARSIM will share their own first-hand experience in drought crop insurance.
The insurance company Dunav Osiguranje will realize a profit of around RSD 1.25 billion in 2017, a growth of gross profit by 20% compared to 2016, and end the year with a gross premium of over EUR 200 million.
Serbian insurer Dunav Osiguranje expects its pre-tax profit to rise by 20% to 1.25 billion dinars (10.5 million euro) in 2017, the president of the company, Mirko Petrovic, said on Tuesday.