Kosovo Territory

Location:
- Southeast Europe;
- Neighbours: Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Serbia.

Climate:
- influenced by continental air masses resulting in relatively cold winters with heavy snowfall and hot, dry summers and autumns;
- Mediterranean and alpine influences create regional variation;
- maximum rainfall between October and December.

European Union:
Potential candidate


Currency: Euro
Code: EUR
- unilaterally adopted EUR currency


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Statistics

Kosovo 2008 - 2017 Timeline

Kosovo FY2018 Market Portfolio

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STATISTICS: KOSOVO, FY2018: Insurers' net profit more than halves in 2018

The insurance market of Kosovo totaled EUR 93.5 million at the end of 2018, 7% more y-o-y, according to data provided by the Central Bank (CBK).

Non-life GWP increased by 6.5% y-o-y to EUR 90.5 million, of which EUR 48.6 million related to Domestic MTPL, EUR 7.5 million - Border policies and EUR 34.4 million - other voluntary classes, according to "The Insurance Companies Activity" published by CBK.












KOSOVO: Insurance has increased by 6.1 percent

According to CBK's report, in 2016, the value of premiums written by insurance companies amounted to euro 83.5 million, which represents an annual increase of 4.4 percent.

KOSOVO insurers' net profit declines 15.4% y/y in Q1

Kosovo's insurance companies posted a combined net profit of 1.1 million euro ($1.2 million) in the first quarter of the year, compared to a net profit of 1.3 million euro in the like period of 2016, according to data from the country's central bank.

KOSOVO insurers' net loss triples in 2016

Kosovo's insurance companies posted a combined net loss of 23.9 million euro ($25.4 million), more than three times higher than their aggregate net loss of 7.7 million euro in 2015, data from the country's central bank shows.


STATISTICS: KOSOVO insurers' Jan-Sept GWP rises 3% y-o-y

In 3Q 2016 the Kosovo insurers reported a 3% y-o-y increase in GWP to EUR 62.9 million, as the Central Bank - CBK data showed. MTPL premiums accounted for about 65% of total GWP, of which a share of 56% - third party liability policies, while the share of Border policies was close to 9%. Other types of voluntary segments accounted for ~35% of total market.

Kosovo - Serbia reach reciprocal "sticker agreement" for car plates

An agreement signed on September 14 will eliminate the need for drivers of Kosovo-registered cars to purchase temporary "proba" plates when traveling in Serbia. "After three years of the proba plates, I told our international partners, 'It's time for reciprocity'," Edita Tahiri, Kosovo Minister for Dialogue, said for PI.

KOSOVO's insurers 7-mo net loss more than quadruples

Kosovo's insurance companies posted a combined net loss of 11.5 million euro for the first seven months of the year, compared to a net loss of 2.5 million euro in the same period last year, data from the country's central bank indicated.