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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10/06/2020 - Preliminary data for 2019 show that pension funds held USD 32.3 trillion in the OECD area and USD 0.7 trillion in 29 other jurisdictions. The US exhibited the largest amount of assets in pension funds at end-2019 (USD 18.8 trillion), followed by the UK (USD 3.6 trillion), Australia (USD 1.8 trillion), Netherlands (USD 1.7 trillion), Canada (USD 1.5 trillion),Japan (USD 1.4 trillion) and Switzerland (USD 1.0 trillion).
27 February 2020 - Mauritius: Discussions at this event focused on international experiences in increasing coverage of private pensions, arket trends and supervisory challenges in the pension funds investment landscape, dealing with underfunded defined benefit (DB) pension schemes and how to improve governance of private pension funds.
This annual survey monitors and compares the investment behaviour, asset levels, and performances of the largest institutional investors in each region or country covered and analyses in greater depth the general trends observed at a national level.
3 December 2018 - Every two years, the OECD Pensions Outlook provides an analysis of the main policy issues affecting pensions in OECD countries and assesses trends in retirement income systems. It discusses policy initiatives for strengthening pension systems, funded private pension systems in particular.
Launched in 2014, this project is reviewing the cost effectiveness of tax and other financial incentives. It is assessing more efficient ways of using public money to increase savings for retirement, retirement income and replacement rates.
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29/11/2019 - This report describes the tax treatment of retirement savings in OECD countries. It also covers non-tax financial incentives provided to encourage individuals to save for retirement in funded private pension plans.
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This stocktaking report describes the design features of retirement savings plans affecting participation, contribution levels and pension income outcomes of different categories of workers as of the end of 2019. It covers all OECD countries, non-OECD EU Member States plus Brazil, China, Costa Rica, India, Indonesia, Peru and South Africa.
7-8 November 2019, Tirana, Albania - The 2019 Global Forum on Private Pensions was jointly organised by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the International Organisation of Pension Supervisors (IOPS) and the Albanian Financial Supervisory Authority (AFSA).
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As APEC economies adopt measures to accelerate infrastructure development and financing, this report provides them with a selected set of effective approaches to financing infrastructure, including blended finance.