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Total premiums written in the life insurance sector in Jordan amounted to JOD86.3m ($122m), an increase of 8% compared to JOD79.8m in 2017, data released by the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Supply show.
The Vietnamese insurance sector has targeted a growth rate of 20% for this year, according to the Vietnam Insurance Association.
New data released by the Australian Prudential and Regulation Authority show that the proportion of the population with basic hospital cover dropped to 44.2% at 30 June - its lowest level since 2007.
A total of 148 drugs have been newly included to the main list of drugs covered by China's basic medical insurance, work-related injury insurance and childbirth insurance plans according to a report from state media Xinhua News Agency. The inclusion is to take effect on 1 January 2020.
In the first seven months of this year, Taiwan's life insurance industry saw overall first-year premiums (FYP) increase by 6.4% year-on-year to NT$726bn ($23.58bn), reported Taipei Times citing figures from the territory's Life Insurance Association.
A scientific study conducted by an international consortia consisting of Harvard University, Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, India and Fisheries and Oceans, Canada has found that climate change and shift in dietary patterns due to over-fishing by humans are pushing up the amount of toxic mercury in certain fish population in the world.
Research company Fitch Solutions Macro Research has said that additional taxes could be levied on red meat to curb climate change. This could be due to the criticism of the industry's role in climate change, deforestation and animal cruelty.
What would be the driver behind the next bancassurance wave? It could very well be advisers and agents. Eugene Tan, who has over 20 years of experience in insurance and banking and has led distribution strategy for insurance companies on agency, FA channel and bancassurance, shares his insight in this article.
The first half of 2019 saw favourable results for the UAE insurance sector, with significant premium income growth of 9% and profit growth of 2%, says Badri Management Consultancy, an actuarial consulting Firm in the Middle East.