Slovakia

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Location:
- Central Europe;
- Neighbours: Hungary, Austria, Czechia, Poland, Ukraine.

Climate:
- temperate climate;
- cool summers;
- cold, cloudy, humid winters.

Macro indicators
* 2018 estimates
Surface:49,035km2
Population*:5.4million
Pop. density*:110.9people/km2
GDP*:90.2EUR billion
GDP/capita*:16,574.2EUR

European Union:
EU member, since 2004

Currency: Euro
Code: EUR
Since: 2009
- replaced Slovak koruna (SKK)


Insurance market portfolio
* 2018 estimates
TOTAL LIFE*:47%
TOTAL NON-LIFE*:53%
Overall Property*:12%
Overall Motor*:31%


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Slovakia 1Q2021 Market Portfolio N B S

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Slovakia FY2020 Market Portfolio N B S


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Latest news

STATISTICS: Slovak Rep: Insurers Q1 profits expanded by 55% y-o-y to EUR 51.59 m

In the first three months of 2021, the Slovak insurance market totaled EUR 601 million, 4.4% less y-o-y, according to the quarterly financial figures published by the National Bank of Slovakia (NBS).

The profits of local insurers amounted to EUR 51.59 million, which was a 55% increase as compared to end-March 2020 (EUR 31.3 million), as official statistics show.

Generali Ceska pojistovna to merge with Generali Slovakia

Generali CEE Holding announced the merger of its Czech and Slovak units: Generali Ceska pojistovna and Generali Slovakia. Generali in Slovakia will operate as a branch of Generali Ceska pojistovna, under the name Generali Poistovna, a branch of an insurance company from another Member State.



Slovak Rep., SLASPO: Less GWP but more profits during 2020

The YE2020 preliminary figures on insurance activity published by SLASPO (the proffesional association of Slovak insurers) show that the insurers active on local market (domestic and EU branches) generated during last year less premiums, but they were more profitable.



STATISTICS: 9 months profits of Slovak insurers more than doubled to EUR 132.63 million

In the first three quarters of 2020, the Slovak Republic insurance market totaled EUR 1.68 million, 1.88% less y-o-y, according to the quarterly financial figures published by the National Bank of Slovakia (NBS).

The life insurance segment was down by 6.82% y-o-y to EUR 702.89 million, these types of policies generating 41.79% of the total insurance market, while the remaining 58.21% was accounted by non-life subclasses - GWP of EUR 979.17 million or 2% more y-o-y.

SLOVAKIA: ACHMEA to acquire POSTOVA Poistovna

The Dutch financial group ACHMEA announced is expanding its presence on Slovak insurance market by the acquisition of POSTOVA Poistovna after its local subsidiary - UNION and the shareholders of POSTOVA Poistovna - POSTOVA Banka and SLOVENSKA POSTA - had reached agreement on the transaction.



SLOVAKIA: NBS bans NOVIS from new business

Narodna banka Slovenska (NBS), the Slovakian national supervisory authority, has issued an interim measure banning new business from NOVIS Insurance Company, NOVIS Versicherungsgesellschaft, NOVIS Compagnia di Assicurazioni, NOVIS Poistovna a.s. (NOVIS), until specified conditions are fulfilled by NOVIS.





SLOVAKIA: CSOB strengthens its presence throught OTP Banka Slovensko acquisition

The Belgium's KBC Group and OTP Bank, the Hungarian parent company of OTP Banka Slovensko (Slovakia), reached agreement for KBC to acquire ownership of 99.44% of the shares in OTP Banka Slovensko, a mid-sized Slovakian bank focusing on retail, micro SME and SME customers. The remaining shares are held by a number of private individuals.

STATISTICS: SLOVAK Q3 insurance market net profit almost halved to ~EUR 63 million

In the first three quarters of 2019, the Slovak insurance market totaled EUR 1.71 billion, 2.50% more y-o-y, according to the quarterly financial figures published by the National Bank of Slovakia (NBS). Life and non-life paid claims and indemnities increased by 6% to EUR 1.05 billion, of which about 46% were related to non-life sub-classes.