The Insurance Supervisory Agency of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Agency for Identification Documents, Registers and Data Exchange of Bosnia and Herzegovina (IDDEEA BiH) signed an agreement on permanent access to data from the records of registered vehicles and registration documents on January 19, the regulator said on its website.
The insurance market of Bosnia and Herzegovina Q3 2023 with aggregate GWP worth BAM 744.2 million (~EUR 380.5 million) vs. BAM 668.6 million (~EUR 341.8 million) a year before, according to the January-September 2023 market data published by AZOBiH - Insurance Agency of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
On November 1, 2023, in accordance with the Law on Compulsory Traffic Insurance, a gradual and phased deregulation of the MTPL insurance sector in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH) will come into effect, insurance companies gaining the right to apply their own MTPL tariffs with prior approval from the market authority, the Insurance Supervision Agency of the FBiH (NADOS) announced.
On 16 September, the provisions of NADOS’s Decision on amendments to the Decision on the method of determining the premium tariff and price list for MTPL insurance, entered in into force in the FBiH leading to an increase in the basic premium from 396 KM to 420.55 KM.
In January-May 2023 total GWP of insurance companies operating in Bosnia and Herzegovina's Federation increased 8.6% to BAM 272.7 million (EUR 139.4 million), SeeNews reports referring to official data.
At the end of March 2023, the BiH insurance market totaled EUR 117.27 million (BAM 229.35 million), 9.32% more y-o-y, according to the quarterly market figures published by the local insurance agency - AZOBIH.
At the end of last year, the insurance market Bosnia totaled EUR 450.5 million (BAM 881 million), 7.7% more y-o-y, according to the Q4 2022 market figures published by AZOBIH - Insurance Agency of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
At the end of the year, Bosnian insurers ASA Osiguranje and Central osiguranje will be officially merged, local media informed. The merger will create the largest insurer in the country with more than 11% market share.
Zeljko Slijepcevic, member of the Management Board of the Banking Agency ofRepublika Srpska, has been appointed as the ombudsman in the insurance of the RS, for a five year mandate, starting on 8 Decemberosiguranje.hr wrote.
The insurance market of Bosnia and Herzegovina ended the first nine months of the current year with aggregate gross written premiums worth BAM 668.66 million (~EUR 341.88 million) vs. BAM 618.26 million (~EUR 316.11 million) a year before, according to the January-September 2022 market data published by AZOBiH - Insurance Agency of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
On September 29 and 30 the Association of Insurance Companies in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina organized in Sarajevo the second conference "Days of Insurance in BiH", which brought together domestic and foreign experts from the insurance industry, nados.ba wrote.
From January to August 2022, GWP of insurance companies operating in Bosnia and Herzegovina's Federation increased by 8.7% y-o-y to BAM 411.5 million (EUR 210.4 million), SeeNews informed according to the official data.
The merger of ASA and Central Insurance, both domestic and fast-growing insurance companies, will result in a leading position on the Bosnian insurance market for ASA Central Osiguranje, the insurer said.
The insurance companies operating in Bosnia and Herzegovina reported aggregate Q1 2022 GWP worth BAM 209.81 million (EUR 107.27 million), up by 9.20% compared with the same period of 2021, according to the quarterly market figures published by the local insurance agency - AZOBIH.