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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Uzbek insurance companies increase value of collected insurance premiums
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.
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.
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.
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.
Based on the first half year results paid claims of O'zbekinvest Hayot exceeded UZS 34.2 billion* (up by 96.3% compared to the same period last year).
According to the data of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic, Uzbek insurance market demonstrated in the 1st quarter a very high growth rate compared to the previous quarters.
In Q1 2018 Uzbek insurance market saw a significant growth in local currency by 83.2%, while in European currency total premiums dropped by 29.13% due to big depreciation against euro compared to Q1 2017 (almost 3 times), according to the official report of the Uzbek insurance supervisory authority.
The Ministry of Finance of Uzbekistan brought up for discussion the Resolution of the President "On measures for reformation and accelerated development of the insurance market of Uzbekistan", - as informed by UzReport agency.
During Q1 of 2018 in Uzbek MTPL segment total number of contracts amounted to 611.7 thousand units (32.5 thousand contracts more than a year before). Among 11 authorized segment insurers TOP-3 have 58.6% segment share: UZAGROSUG'URTA, KAFOLAT and GROSS INSURANCE.
Due to insurance reforms in the country as per July 1, 2018 charter capital of all acting life insurance companies should amount to UZS 15 billion (~EUR 1.5 million).