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Reinsurance in Hong Kong, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017 - New Study Released

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2013-12-08 01:18:44 - New Insurance market report from Timetric: "Reinsurance in Hong Kong, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017"

The popularity of Hong Kong as a reinsurance hub and the anticipated growth of the life, non-life, and personal accident and health segments are expected to drive the growth of the Hong Kong reinsurance segment over the forecast period. Reinsurance companies operating in Hong Kong generate a considerable proportion of their revenue from offshore business, with the frequent occurrence of natural disasters in primary offshore markets of the Asia-Pacific region forcing insurance companies to cede part of their premiums to reinsurers to avoid substantial incurred loss. Overall, the written premium of the Hong Kong reinsurance segment increased at a review-period CAGR of 17.5%.

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Key Highlights

* The Hong Kong reinsurance segment is dominated by international

* Reinsurance companies operating in Hong Kong generate the majority of their revenues from offshore markets such as Mainland China, Japan, Taiwan and other Asian countries
* The Hong Kong reinsurance segment is one of the largest in the Asia-Pacific region, with total written premiums increasing from HKD5.4 billion (US$0.70 billion) in 2008 to HKD10.3 billion (US$1.33 billion) in 2012, at a CAGR of 17.5% during the review period
* Hong Kong's liberal trade policies have made the country, alongside Singapore, a leading reinsurance hub in the Asia-Pacific region


This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the reinsurance segment in Hong Kong:

* It provides historical values for Hong Kong's reinsurance segment for the report's 2008-2012 review period and forecast figures for the 2012-2017 forecast period
* It offers a detailed analysis of the key sub-segments in Hong Kong's reinsurance segment, along with market forecasts until 2017
* It provides a detailed analysis of the reinsurance ceded from various direct insurance segments in Hong Kong and its growth prospects

Reasons to Get this Report

* Make strategic business decisions using in depth historic and forecast market data related to Hong Kong's reinsurance segment and each sector within it
* Understand the demand-side dynamics, key market trends and growth opportunities within Hong Kong's reinsurance segment
* Identify the growth opportunities and market dynamics within key product categories
* Gain insights into key regulations governing Hong Kong's insurance industry and its impact on companies and the market's future

Companies Mentioned in this Report: CNOOC Insurance Ltd, Zurich Insurance, Lloyd's, Taiping Reinsurance Company Ltd, Munchener Ruckversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft (Munich Re), Schweizerische Ruckversicherungs-Gesellschaft AG (Swiss Re), Asia Insurance Company Ltd, XL Insurance, Coface, Asia Capital Reinsurance Group Pte Ltd

Partial Table of Contents:

1 Executive Summary
2 Introduction
2.1 What is this Report About?
2.2 Definitions
2.3 Methodology
3 Hong Kong Insurance Industry Attractiveness
3.1 Insurance Industry Size, 2008-2017
3.2 Reinsurance Growth Dynamics and Challenges
3.2.1 Reinsurance segment size, 2008-2017
3.2.2 Reinsurance segment size by type of insurance, 2008-2017
4 Key Insurance Industry Trends and Drivers
4.1 Fundamental Business Drivers and trends
4.2 Life Insurance Growth Drivers
4.3 Non-Life Insurance Growth Drivers
4.4 Personal Accident and Health Insurance Growth Drivers
5 Competitive Landscape and Strategic Insights
5.1 Overview
5.2 Leading Companies in the Hong Kong Reinsurance Segment
5.3 Comparison of Top Five Reinsurers
5.3.1 Gross written premium
5.3.2 Gross claims
5.3.3 Paid claims
5.4 CNOOC Insurance - Company Overview
5.4.1 CNOOC Insurance - key facts
5.4.2 CNOOC Insurance - key financials
5.5 Zurich Insurance - Company Overview
5.5.1 Zurich Insurance - key facts
5.5.2 Zurich Insurance - key financials
5.6 Lloyd's - Company Overview
5.6.1 Lloyd's - key facts
5.6.2 Lloyd's - key financials
5.7 Taiping Reinsurance Company Ltd - Company Overview
5.7.1 Taiping Reinsurance Company Ltd - key facts
5.7.2 Taiping Reinsurance Company Ltd - key financials
5.8 Munich Re (Munchener Ruckversicherungs-Gesellschaft) - Company Overview
5.8.1 Munich Re (Munchener Ruckversicherungs-Gesellschaft) - key facts
5.8.2 Munich Re (Munchener Ruckversicherungs-Gesellschaft) - key financials
5.9 Swiss Re (Schweizerische Ruckversicherungs-Gesellschaft AG) - Company Overview
5.9.1 Swiss Re (Schweizerische Ruckversicherungs-Gesellschaft AG) - key facts
5.9.2 Swiss Re (Schweizerische Ruckversicherungs-Gesellschaft AG) - key financials
5.1 Asia Insurance Company Ltd - Company Overview
5.10.1 Asia Insurance Company Ltd - key facts
5.10.2 Asia Insurance Company Ltd - key financials
5.11 XL Insurance - Company Overview
5.11.1 XL Insurance - key facts
5.11.2 XL Insurance - key financials
5.12 Coface - Company Overview
5.12.1 Coface - key facts
5.12.2 Coface - key financials
5.13 Asia Capital Reinsurance Group Pte Ltd - Company Overview
5.13.1 Asia Capital Reinsurance Group Pte Ltd - key facts

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