This webinar will focus on the findings and lessons from a set of case studies on access to reinsurance and reinsurance oversight in Asian countries. This virtual event will be held via Zoom on 6-7 October 2020.
The purpose of this roundtable is to share experience among policy makers and private sector participants in Asia on the implications of COVID-19 for the insurance and retirement savings sectors, based on the policy analysis that the OECD has been developing.
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has provoked a public health crisis without precedent in living memory. Part of the OECD's co-ordinated policy response across countries, this page groups insurance-related responses from the OECD that can help guide the actions of governments, supervisors and industry.
The Codes of Liberalisation constitute legally binding rules, stipulating progressive, non-discriminatory liberalisation of capital movements, the right of establishment and current invisible transactions (mostly services). All non-conforming measures must be listed in country reservations against the Codes.
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This publication presents the full text of the Code of Liberalisation of Current Invisible Operations under which adhering countries have accepted legally binding obligations.
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This report provides an overview of the measures that governments, insurance regulators and supervisors and insurance associations and individual companies have taken to respond to COVID-19 across three main areas.
This annual report analyses insurance market statistics collected by the OECD to monitor the insurance industry’s overall performance and health. It covers all OECD countries plus selected Asian, African and Latin American countries.
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29 June 2020 - Preliminary data for 2019 show that gross premiums rose in most countries, especially in the non-life sector, continuing the global growth observed in recent years. The COVID-19 pandemic may however curb the positive premium and investment income growth.
The Global Pension Statistics Project measures and monitors the pension industry, allowing inter-country comparisons of current statistics and indicators on key aspects of retirement systems.
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In addition to the health consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, both individuals and businesses face significant costs and losses. This note reviews the potential coverage available for COVID-19 related losses across different lines of insurance business and provides a high-level assessment of the availability of coverage based on common industry practices as of April 2020.