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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.
24 June 2020 - This webinar covered China’s proposed Central Bank Digital Currency (DC/EP), its new Blockchain-based Service Network (BSN), some of the interesting commercial applications being developed, from insurance to supply chains, as well as the role the government is playing in fostering blockchain innovation, as well as the policy and regulatory environment.
During the first part of this Forum, almost a month ago, we discussed how RBC needs to be an integral part of a sustainable recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, our discussion will focus on ‘access to remedy’, which is a key aspect of the work of the National Contact Points (NCPs) for RBC.
Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, attended the 50th anniversary of the Development Bank of Latin America (CAF) on 11 June 2020 and participated in a panel alongside Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America.
10/06/2020 - Pension fund assets rose to USD 32 trillion in 2019 but COVID-19 impacts are set to reverse some of these gains, according to preliminary data in the 2020 edition of Pension Markets in Figures.