Location map
author: OCHA/ ReliefWeb

- Northern Asia (the area west of the Urals is considered part of Europe), bordering the Arctic Ocean, between Europe and the North Pacific Ocean.
- Neighbours: Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, China, North Korea.

- ranges from steppes in the south through humid continental in much of European Russia;
- subarctic in Siberia to tundra climate in the polar north;
- winters vary from cool along Black Sea coast to frigid in Siberia;
- summers vary from warm in the steppes to cool along Arctic coast.

Natural hazards:
- permafrost over much of Siberia is a major impediment to development;
- volcanic activity in the Kuril Islands;
- volcanoes and earthquakes on the Kamchatka Peninsula;
- spring floods and summer/autumn forest fires throughout Siberia and parts of European Russia.

Macro indicators
* 2018 estimates
Pop. density*:8.4people/km2
GDP*:1,286.1EUR billion

Currency: Ruble
Code: RUB
Since: 1998

Insurance market portfolio
* 2018 estimates
Overall Property*:24%




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RUSSIA: GWP received through intermediaries amounted to almost 74% of all market premiums for three quarters of the year

From January to September 2021, GWP of insurers through intermediaries increased by 21%, to RUB 998.6 billion (EUR 11.76 billion*). At the same time, for 9 months of 2020, GWP through intermediaries accounted for 72.5% of all market premiums, and at the end of 9 months of 2021, this share increased to 73.6%, ASN wrote referring to the data of the Central Bank.

RUSSIA: S&P improved ratings of INGOSSTRAKH

S&P Global Ratings improved the long-term financial strength rating and the credit rating of INGOSSTRAKH to BBB from the previous rating at BBB- with a stable outlook on the ratings, ASN reports.