Slovakia

Location:
Central Europe, south of Poland

Climate:
temperate; cool summers; cold, cloudy, humid winters


Natural hazards:
Na

Currency: EURO

Sources:
Slovak Insurers Association (SLASPO)
National Bank of Slovakia

Insurance statistics

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1Q2017 Market portfolio (NBS)

FY2016 Market Portfolio (NBS) (UPDATE)

SLOVAK insurance sector stays the course

THE SLOVAK insurance sector saw no dramatic changes last year, while stabilisation in the eurozone was reflected in developments in Slovakia, too, which mirrored those in other countries in the region. Expectations with respect to positive developments in macro-economic indicators are optimistic. In addition, the insurance sector is preparing for Solvency II and the payment of the first pensions from the so-called second, private, old-age insurance pillar.

SLOVAKIA: More people buying insurance online

NEW technologies are impacting the insurance industry and several companies in Slovakia now sell insurance policies via the internet or mobiles - along with reporting an increased interest from clients in these channels.

SLOVAKIA: Car insurance scam revealed

THE NATIONAL criminal agency has uncovered a group of seven people who filed fraudulent claims worth EUR 775,000 with an insurance company over fictitious car accidents.

Dutch firm Achmea loses arbitration against SLOVAK state

THE ARBITRATION proceedings initiated by Dutch company Achmea, the owner of the health insurer Union, against the Slovak government, which plans to merge the three existing health insurers and introduce a unitary state system of health insurance, ended with a victory for Slovakia.

SLOVAKIA FY2013: Moderate growth in GWP, with no significant changes

2013 was year stability for the Slovak insurance market, with no major changes. The market continued to increase its business volume at a slow pace, recording a 2.7% growth in GWP, to EUR 2.17 billion. However, looking at its two main segments, it is obvious that life insurance performed better, ending the year with a 5.9% growth in premiums, while on the non-life sector almost all the main business lines recorded a slightly negative trend.

VIG expands market leadership in SLOVAKIA

The excellent development of Vienna Insurance Group in Slovakia continues. The Group expanded its market share to 34.5 per cent, sharply increasing its edge over competitors, according to Vienna Insurance Group.

SLOVAKIA: Private health insurers nationalization due to lack of financial resources

Slovakia's government on Wednesday suspended its plan to create a single state-owned health insurer and potentially nationalize the EU member's two private insurers, informs digitaljournal.com. According to an official release, the idea on creating a single state-owned health insurer will be put on hold until the finance ministry will be able to cover the operation's costs. At all events, the 2014 deadline can not be met.

Vienna Insurance Group's Slovak operations post 8.6% increase in Jan-Sep earnings

Vienna Insurance Group (VIG) said its Slovak business recorded a pre-tax profit of EUR 42.8mn for the first nine months of 2013, up 8.6% y/y. Gross written premiums of VIG's Slovak subsidiaries totalled EUR 548.3mn through September, up 6.6% y/y, with life insurance premiums jumping 11.4% to EUR 297.3mn and non-life insurance premiums rising by 1.4% y/y to EUR 251mn.