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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.
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.
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.
POSTPONED - 18 March 2020, Hyderabad City, India: This event has been postponed due to travel and visitor precautions relating to the Coronavirus Covid-19.
POSTPONED - 16-17 March 2020, Hyderabad City, India: This event has been postponed due to travel and visitor precautions relating to the Coronavirus Covid-19.
The Australian Reinsurance Pool Corporation (ARPC) initiated a research study on the threat of cyber-terrorism in Australia, including the nature and cost of physical damage to commercial property (including business interruption) which may be caused by acts of cyber terrorism. This OECD report provides an analysis and assessment of insurance coverage and options for extending ARPC coverage.
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This report examines the potential role of governments in encouraging greater clarity and consistency in the products that are being offered and how legislation, regulation, guidance and other public policy measures impact the variation in scope and form of insurance coverage for cyber risk.