The Roundtable will focus on the discussion of key issues in Asia and Pacific markets with the aim of sharing experiences and good practices for the sound development of policies related to insurance and private pension markets. The event is co-hosted by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), with sponsorship from the Government of Japan.
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25/05/2021 - This document outlines the main outcomes of discussions at a conference on addressing the protection gap for pandemic risk. Focus areas include the challenges to insurability of pandemic-related losses, opportunities to improve insurability and some of the critical next steps for building future resilience against pandemic risks.
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.
This webinar focused on the impact that the COVID-19 crisis has had on different types of policyholders, the challenges that insurers and reinsurers face in extending greater support and the steps needed to find a solution to ensure that the financial impacts of infectious disease outbreaks are better managed in the future.
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.
18/03/2021 - No infectious disease outbreak in at least 100 years has caused such broad and devastating impacts on the global economy as COVID-19. This has affected businesses across the world, revealing that many are not protected against pandemic risk.
Ageing is affecting many OECD countries and, as demographic change progresses, governments will be challenged to identify financially sustainable ways to support the care of ageing populations. The OECD’s Insurance and Private Pensions Committee launched a project on long-term care and health insurance in 2017. This page provides access to the reports published to date.
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.
The OECD Insurance and Private Pensions Committee (IPPC) and the Working Party on Private Pensions (WPPP) are holding a joint meeting on 11 December 2020 to discuss potential next steps on their work on sustainable and ESG investment.
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This joint report by OECD and ADB examines how emerging technologies and innovation can improve the management of disaster and climate risks and the availability and affordability of financial protection tools.