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Location:
- Southeastern Europe, bordering the Black Sea;
- Neighbours: Bulgaria, Serbia, Hungary, Ukraine, Moldova.

Climate:
- temperate climate;
- cold, cloudy winters with frequent snow and fog;
- sunny summers with frequent showers and thunderstorms.

Natural hazards:
- earthquakes, most severe in south and southwest regions;
- geologic structure and climate promote landslides.

Macro indicators
* 2018 estimates
Surface:238,397km2
Population*:19.5million
Pop. density*:81.9people/km2
GDP*:202.7EUR billion
GDP/capita*:10,382.6EUR

European Union:
EU member, since 2007

Currency: Leu
Code: RON
Since: 2005


Insurance market portfolio
* 2018 estimates
TOTAL LIFE*:21%
TOTAL NON-LIFE*:79%
Overall Property*:12%
Overall Motor*:57%


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Romania 1Q2022 Market Rankings

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Romania 1Q2022 Market Portfolio


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Latest news

NN Romania enters the non-life insurance market

NN Romania, the life insurance market's leader, announced plans to expand the activity by entering the non-life insurance market. Earlier this year, the Dutch insurer has made the same move on the Hungarian market.





Romanians may no longer be able to conclude insurances in European currency

Romanians will no longer be able to conclude insurance contracts in EUR, according to a bill adopted by Romanian Senate and debated these days in Chamber of Deputies, informed the Romanian insurance portal www.1asig.ro here. According to the quoted source, among the most common insurance contracts concluded in European currency are the life, MoD and HH policies.









ROMANIA: ASF fines CITY Insurance for violating the methodology for reserves

As a result of the periodic control performed at the largest Romanian insurer as GWP - CITY Insurance, the ASF Board decided to sanction the company with a fine of RON 100 k (about EUR 20 k), after finding a series of violations of the law regarding the methodology of calculating the technical reserves, as the market authority annouced in a statement published on its website.



ROMANIA: Only one in five homes are insured

Only one in five Romanian homes is insured, 43 years after the largest earthquake that hitted the country in 1977, although the earthquake is the second risk that Romanians are worried about when it comes to their homes (57%), after the fire (65% ), according to the study prepared by IRES for UNSAR - The National Association of Insurance and Reinsurance Companies in Romania, informed 1asig.ro.

ROMANIA: ASF has withdraw the operating authorisation of CERTASIG

The Board of the Financial Supervisory Authority (ASF) has decided, during the meeting on 19.02.2020, to withdraw the operating authorisation of the company CERTASIG Societate de Asigurare si Reasigurare S.A (CERTASIG), due to the fact that the company did not restored the level of eligible own funds covering the minimum capital requirement (MCR) within the term provided by law, wrote Romanian insurance portal 1asig.ro.