Good year for Insurance Industry in Costa Rica
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
In the last interannual period personal insurance increased by 11%, general by 5% and compulsory by 9%.
From a bulletin on the Insurance Sector in November 2013...
Panama 2013: Insurance Was Not Good Business
Monday, December 16, 2013
Industry participants predict a year-end in the red because of a sharp increase in claims for losses.
Prensa.com reports: "Although total premiums up to...
News From Costa Rican Insurance Market
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Five years after the opening up of the market, there have been 500 new products and some prices have dropped by up to 40%, but penetration is still low.
In an interview with María Morales from Markets &...
New Health Insurance Operator in Guatemala
Monday, November 18, 2013
Changes in the consumption patterns of Central Americans are opening up growing market opportunities in the health insurance sector.
In an interview conducted by Joel Maldonado with the ...
Venezuelan Insurer Operating in Panama
Thursday, November 14, 2013
With an initial investment of $5 million the Venezuelan company La Regional de Seguros started operations in Panama under the name Estarseguros.
Martesfinanciero.com reports that "Estarseguros is the...
Guatemala: Insurers Call for Less Bureaucracy
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Their suggestion is to facilitate the acquisition of insurance policies by simplifying the current insurance contract forms required by the Tax Administration.
Insurance companies made these and other proposals...
XXXIV Hemispheric Conference on Insurance
Thursday, October 24, 2013
From 10 to November 13 representatives from insurance companies will gather together in Guatemala to address topics of interest to the industry.
Among the topics to be discussed at the event being held...
Insurance Market in El Salvador Not Taken Off
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
In the last five years penetration of the insurance market did not reach even 2% of GDP because people see insurance as an unnecessary expense.
According to Richard Cohen, executive president of the...