STATISTICS: UZBEKISTAN, 3Q2018: voluntary insurance is still the market driver (+117%)
For 3 quarters Uzbek insurers generated GWP in the amount of almost UZS 1.2 trillion. At that voluntary classes collected UZS 984.4 billion from the total GWP, according to the data of the Ministry of Finance of Uzbekistan.
UZBEKISTAN: from January to September O'zbekinvest Hayot paid claims 88% more y-o-y
From January to September this year paid claims' growth rate of O'zbekinvest Hayot amounted to 88% y-o-y and reached UZS 49.6 billion, as UzReport informed.
UZBEKISTAN: from January to September O'zbekinvest Hayot paid 88% more y-o-y in claims
From January to September this year, the paid claims' growth rate of O'zbekinvest Hayot amounted to 88% y-o-y and reached UZS 49.6 billion, announced UzReport.
UZBEKISTAN: one of the key insurers - INGO-UZBEKISTAN celebrates 10 years of successful operations
INGO-UZBEKISTAN, one of the key local insurers, on October 25 celebrated 10 years of successful operations and 15 years of its parent company presence in the Uzbek insurance market.
UZBEKISTAN: ASIA Insurance posted an increase of over 120% on main insurance segments for the first 9 months of the year
ASIA Insurance, one of the leaders in the Uzbek insurance market, posted a 120.5% increase in premiums in the first 9 months of this year, in comparison to the same period from 2017, according to a recent press release from the insurer.
STATISTICS: UZBEKISTAN, 1H 2018: voluntary insurance in local currency jumped by more than 116%, while in euro this growth amounted to about 4%
In the first half year, Uzbek insurers generated UZS 817.6 billion (EUR 89.12 million) of GWP, which in local currency means a y-o-y growth of 87.53%, while in euro the market GWP dropped by 10.19% due to significant depreciation of UZS against EUR, according to the data of the Ministry of Finance of Uzbekistan.
UZBEKISTAN: life paid claims' share in the first half of the year exceeded the share of non-life paid claims for the first time in local market history, amounting to 55%
According to the Ministry of Finance of Uzbekistan total paid claims went up by 27% to UZS 177.1 billion* in the first half of the year. With that, total GWP amounted to UZS 817.6 billion, 88% more than a year ago.
UZBEKISTAN: Premium of GROSS INSURANCE went up by 144.3% y-o-y
Premiums of GROSS INSURANCE for the first half of 2018 exceeded UZS 78.5 billion*, which is 144.3% more than a year ago. Among 27 local insurers, GROSS INSURANCE ranks 3rd in terms of generated premiums, as data of the Ministry of Finance of Uzbekistan show.
UZBEKISTAN: top insurer Oʻzbekinvest Hayot reported a GWP growth rate of 59% in 1H2018
Oʻzbekinvest Hayot, one of Uzbek top insurers, recorded a 59% y-o-y GWP growth rate in 1H 2018, to over UZS 47.6 billion (~EUR 5.2 million), while the total number of policies increased by 7% y-o-y, according to the information agency UzReport.
UZBEKISTAN: an Uzbek national import-export insurance company was assigned the highest national rating
Based on 2017 results, the Uzbek national rating agency SAIPRO assigned
the national import-export insurance company UZBEKINVEST a rating of
"uzA++" (Excellent financial reliability), as reported by the insurer.
ON THE MOVE
MARSH the formation of MARSH-JLT Specialty and its leadership
The global insurance broker MARSH announced the formation of MARSH-JLT Specialty - the new specialty business that combines the specialty teams of MARSH and JARDINE LLOYD THOMPSON Group (JLT) and will be headed by Dominic BURKE, currently CEO of JLT Group.
GANZI to replace McCann as Chairman of the WTW Board from 1 January 2019
WILLIS TOWERS WATSON announced that Victor GANZI will replace James McCann as Chairman of the Board from 1 January 2019. McCann will continue to serve as a Director and as Chairman of the Nominating and Governance Committee, as the broker stated in a press release.
Andrej SLAPAR reappointed the President of the Management Board of Zavarovalnica TRIGLAV for another five years term
The Supervisory Board of Zavarovalnica TRIGLAV reappointed the President of the Management Board of Zavarovalnica TRIGLAV Andrej SLAPAR for a new five-year term of office and approved the proposal submitted by the President of the Management Board, reappointing Uros IVANC and Tadej COROLI as Members of the Management Board.
The "Croatian Insurance Days" took place in Opatija, Croatia
The most important annual meeting of the Croatian insurers, the "Croatian Insurance Days", took place in Opatija, Croatia, on 7 - 9 November.
Reducing the risks in agriculture by using insurance means, discussed in Skopje
On November 1st, an Agricultural insurance conference took place in Skopje, Macedonia, organized by the Insurance Supervision Agency in cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Economy. Drawing attention to the necessity of reducing the risks in agriculture by using insurance was the event's main purpose.
IIF 2018 - Insurance in a DIGITAL WORLD
Emmanuel DJENGUE, Innovation Director, Europe - RGAX, Spain is the Keynote Speaker at IIF 2018 - Insurance in a DIGITAL WORLD Conference in Bucharest, on November 27.
VIDEO: MUNICH Re: We have the duty to find solutions for cyber risks, which are a threat at the global level
Becoming a growing threat globally, cyber risks is both a challenge and an opportunity for the insurance industry. MUNICH Re's representatives talked to XPRIMM TV in Baden Baden, about the different approach to this type of risk that the Group, as one of the most active players on the cyber market solutions, proposes.
Willis Towers Watson: reinsurance products backed by 'alternative' capital have become mainstream
End investors, Insurance-Linked Securities (ILS) funds, and buyers - the three groups active in ILS - have predominantly weathered 2017 loss activity with a view that reinsurance products backed by 'alternative' capital have become mainstream, according to a new Global ILS Market Survey by Willis Towers Watson.
Swiss Re expects the reinsurance industry to further consolidate
Swiss Re expects the global reinsurance industry to consolidate as the distinction between insurers and reinsurers become increasingly blurred, an executive from the Swiss Group said in Baden Baden, reports Reuters.
NASH, Guy Carpenter: The current pressure on returns is a stimulus for consolidation
Current market conditions are putting increasing pressure on returns with some companies viewing consolidation as a potential solution, James NASH, CEO of International at Guy Carpenter said in his opening remarks at the Baden-Baden 2018 Reinsurance Meeting hosted by the global risk and reinsurance specialist.
Hannover Re expects modestly higher premiums and stable conditions for its German business
E+S Ruckversicherung AG, the Hannover Re Group's unit handling German business, continues to expect a positive premium development in the German market for the January 2019 renewals, albeit at a somewhat more diminished pace than in 2018.
November Business Meetings (NBM) for Reinsurers
21-22 November 2018
"Novaya Ploschad" Business Center, Moscow, Russia
Organizer: The All-Russian Insurance Association (ARIA)
Media Partner: XPRIMM Publications
For details: ins-df.com
5 - 6 December 2018
Excel London, UK
Media Partner: XPRIMM Publications
For details: fintechconnect.com
IFRS 9 After Implementation In-House Training
Date, venue & schedule - chosen by the applicants
Organizer: GLC Europe
Media Partner: XPRIMM Publications
For details: glceurope.com