Insurance news shows that China is a more challenging marketplace than anticipated

China Auto Insurance

The compulsory auto coverage has both advantages and drawbacks for insurers. The Chinese marketplace is a captive one, and though this would seem like it is positive insurance news, particularly for the insurers, themselves, it is coming with its struggles. Fitch Ratings has reported that this environment is leading to some surprising losses. Although the law in China requires all motorists to have a car policy, which should – in theory – dilute the risk that is associated with underwriting that coverage, the most recent insurance news numbers are showing…

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Current Chinese insurance and reinsurance marketplace influx

There have been many changes to the Chinese insurance marketplace over the last few months, with the introduction of foreign insurers as well as the recent increases in the premiums for property and casualty insurance. Aon Benfield has just announced that those premiums had risen to $6.5 billion in 2011, which was a 67 percent increase over those in 2005. Furthermore, it has been forecasted that this growth will continue to rise as the China Insurance Regulatory Commission places its focus on premium increases and policies that will form a…

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