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Insurers in the Asia-Pacific region continue to face slower economic growth, low-interest-rates and strict regulation. However, reduced trade barriers and an increase in affluent consumers offer new opportunities. This whitepaper analyses the key factors shaping the Asia-Pacific insurance market.
For domestic and international insurers, using third parties is a regular aspect of doing business in Asia-Pacific. This report focuses on the specific issues of third-party risk and should provide the basis for discussion when companies undertake or plan to undertake business in Asia-Pacific.
This report provides a basis for discussion for companies undertaking or planning to undertake business in Asia-Pacific. Companies need to ensure they ask the difficult questions concerning fraud, bribery and corruption so that the potential threats are not overlooked.
Fitch Ratings' analyst report studies the Malaysian insurance market and the factors driving growth prospects. The country's rating outlooks remain stable, whilst demand for insurance products is anticipated to grow. The report covers: takaful market trends; M&A activity; outlook sensitivities.
BestWeek Asia-Pacific provides regional ratings information and analytical content. This week's edition covers: Thailand's relaxed foreign investment restrictions; Malaysia's increasing protection gap; life insurance opportunities in Thailand; new Chinese insurance asset management developments.
BestWeek Asia-Pacific provides regional ratings information and analytical content. This week's edition covers: Taiwanese life insurance trends; Takaful regulatory developments; JLT's latest Malaysian acquisition; advice on underwriting a pharmacy and APAC credit ratings.
BestWeek Asia-Pacific provides regional ratings information and analytical content. This week's edition covers: captives in China; Asian emerging market forecasts 2013; stock indexes analysis and Malaysian market developments. Download this edition for in-depth insights.
The global financial crisis has clearly shown that deposit insurers without the basic funding elements in place have found it challenging to maintain public confidence. This paper offers a comparative analysis of deposit insurance systems in 16 jurisdictions of the APRC as of July 31, 2011.
In response to the financial crisis, a Global Insurance Statistics (GIS) project was launched as part of the OECD’s insurance market monitoring activities. The main objectives were to expand the scope of the OECD’s statistical framework for insurance and extend its global reach.