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author: OCHA/ ReliefWeb


Location:
- Southeastern Europe;
- Neighbours: Greece, Albania, Kosovo, Serbia, Bulgaria.

Climate:
- warm, dry summers and autumns;
- relatively cold winters with heavy snowfall.

Natural hazards:
- high seismic risks.

Macro indicators
* 2018 estimates
Surface:25,713km2
Population*:2.1million
Pop. density*:80.9people/km2
GDP*:10.7EUR billion
GDP/capita*:5,170.0EUR

European Union:
Official candidate

Currency: Denar
Code: MKD
Since: 1993


Insurance market portfolio
* 2018 estimates
TOTAL LIFE*:17%
TOTAL NON-LIFE*:83%
Overall Property*:17%
Overall Motor*:52%


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Latest news


Macedonia in need of aid after the severe flooding of August 6th

Macedonia's Ministry of Interior said that at least 21 people have died in flooding that hit the capital, Skopje and its surroundings last week. At least 6 are still missing and it is feared that the death toll could rise further. Police in Macedonia said that over 50 people have been injured in the floods.

MACEDONIA's Triglav H1 net profit more than triples y/y

Macedonian non-life insurer Triglav Osiguruvanje [MSE:VROS] said on Friday its first-half net profit more than tripled to 58.7 million denars (952,740 euro) from 18.5 million denars a year ago mainly due to higher net premium income.

Osiguruvanje Makedonija's net profit shrinks 6.8% y/y in H1

Macedonian non-life insurer Osiguruvanje Makedonija [MSE:KJUBI], a subsidiary of Vienna Insurance Group (VIG), said on Thursday its first-half net profit declined 6.8% on the year to 74.4 million denars (1.2 million euro) on the back of increased costs.



STATISTICS: MACEDONIA - 2015: Local insurers marked an 8.51% y-o-y growth-rate in GWP

Last year, Macedonian insurers reported an aggregated increase in GWP of 8.51%, according to the preliminary results provided by the Insurance Supervision Agency. The non-life insurance sector dominated the market portfolio and accounted for 86.70% of total GWP - of which about 44.59% was related to Motor TPL policies, 19.82% - property lines and 8.37% - motor hull.

MACEDONIA's Euroins Osiguruvanje premium income up 6.9% y/y in Jan-Feb

The premium income of Macedonian insurer Euroins Osiguruvanje rose 6.9% on the year to 1.3 million euro in the January-February period, its parent company Eurohold Bulgaria said. Skopje-based Euroins Osiguruvanje's premium income from third-party liability insurance increased by an annual 3.4% to 749,000 euro in the two-month period, financial and insurance group Eurohold Bulgaria said in a notice filed with the Sofia bourse.

STATISTICS: MACEDONIA, 3Q2015: The number of MTPL contracts rose by 16,616 units

In January-September 2015, Macedonian insurers reported GWP of MKD 6.3 billion (EUR 102 million), 7.8% up y-o-y, as data published by the Insurance Supervision Agency of Macedonia show. As in previous reporting periods, non-life insurance premiums dominated the market portfolio, and accounted for 89% of the aggregate GWP (MKD 5.6 billion.

STATISTICS: MACEDONIA, H1: Preliminary figures show a 8.3% y-o-y increase in GWP

In January-June 2015, Macedonian insurers reported gross written premiums of MKD 4.3 billion (about EUR 70 milion) or 8.3% more y-o-y, as the preliminary figures provided by the Insurance Supervision Agency showed. As in previous periods, non-life insurance premiums dominated the market portfolio, and accounted for 89.2% of total GWP, of which about 39% was related to Motor TPL policies, 26.5% - property lines and 8.0% - motor hull.

STATISTICS: GWP of MACEDONIAN insurers up by more than 10% in Q1

Macedonian insurers posted aggregate gross written premiums of EUR 34.86 million (MKD 2.14 billion) at the end of March 2015, according to figures published on the Insurance Supervisions Agency website. The mentioned figure is about 10.2% higher y-o-y. The value of paid claims increased by 16.4% y-o-y to EUR 13.3 million.


MACEDONIA: Euroins Osiguruvanje Q1 premium income up 20.5%

The premium income of Macedonian insurer Euroins Osiguruvanje soared by 20.5% to 1.84 million euro in the first three months of 2015, its parent, Eurohold Bulgaria, said on Friday. The premium income of Skopje-based Euroins Osiguruvanje from third-party liability insurance was up by 21.8% to 1.1 million euro through March, financial and insurance group Eurohold Bulgaria said in a notice filed with the Sofia bourse.

STATISTICS: MACEDONIA FY2014: Preliminary figures indicate significant growth rates in property claims

The preliminary FY2014 statistics indicate for the Macedonian insurance market a total GWP volume of EUR 124 million, 6.1% up y-o-y. Life insurance segment generated a 21.8% y-o-y growth rate (to EUR 14.5 million), while the non-life insurance classes increased by 4.3% y-o-y to EUR 109.6 million. At the "claims chapter", the aggregate value increased by 3.2% to almost EUR 50 million. Life indemnities' volume went down by 10.6% y-o-y to EUR 1.7 million, while on the non-life segment the aggregate growth rate was 3.8% (to EUR 48 million).


STATISTICS: MACEDONIA 3Q2014: life insurance strives to reach 10% market weight

The Macedonian insurance market ended the first three quarters of 2014 with an almost 6% increase in GWP, to EUR 95 million. In relative terms, life insurance saw the highest growth rate, recording a GWP amount higher by 21.6% as compared with 3Q2013. Yet, in absolute figures, the main source of growth remained the non-life segment, especially the MTPL and damages to property lines.

MACEDONIA's Euroins Osiguruvanje 11-mo premium income up 13.7%

The premium income of Macedonian insurer Euroins Osiguruvanje climbed by 13.7% to 7.6 million euro in the first eleven months of 2014, its parent, Eurohold Bulgaria, said. The premium income of Skopje-based Euroins Osiguruvanje from third-party liability insurance was up by 8.5% to 4.9 million euro through November, financial and insurance group Eurohold Bulgaria said in a notice filed with the Sofia bourse on Tuesday.

UNIQA turns to positive 9-mo pre-tax earnings in MACEDONIA

Austrian insurance group UNIQA said on Wednesday it turned to positive earnings before taxes from operations in Macedonia of 723,000 euro in the first nine months of 2014 from a pre-tax loss of 48,000 euro a year ago.

VIG's MACEDONIAN life-insurance units in portfolio transfer deal

Insurer Osiguruvanje Makedonija said on Wednesday it signed a contract with local peer Winner Life, both part of Vienna Insurance Group (VIG), for the transfer of its life insurance portfolio. The agreement will come into force after permission was granted by Macedonia's Insurance Supervision Agency, Osiguruvanje Makedonija said in a bourse filing.