Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Myanmar

Myanmar eyes insurance sector liberalisation

Myanmar eyes insurance sector liberalisation

An investment official has hinted that it is likely to further open the industry to foreign investment.

Read full article

Japan to help develop Myanmar’s insurance sector

Japan to help develop Myanmar’s insurance sector

Prime minister Shinzo Abe made the commitment during the Myanmar-Japan Joint Economic Conference.

Read full article

Myanmar opens doors to three foreign insurers

Myanmar opens doors to three foreign insurers

Local players are strongly opposed to liberalisation but the government is driving reform nevertheless.

Read full article

Myanmar to grant licences to foreign insurers

Myanmar to grant licences to foreign insurers

The announcement comes after the nation embarked on decentralisation efforts for its insurance market.

Read full article

AmCham Myanmar seeks continued insurance reforms

AmCham Myanmar seeks continued insurance reforms

The American Chamber of Commerce in Myanmar has urged regulators to allow market access to foreign insurers.

Read full article

Dai-ichi Life seeks higher market share in South-East Asia

Dai-ichi Life seeks higher market share in South-East Asia

The Japanese insurer has been aggressively pursuing business opportunities in the region.

Read full article

Myanmar opens special economic zone to global insurers

Myanmar opens special economic zone to global insurers

All foreign insurers with local representative offices will be eligible to apply for a licence in the SEZ.

Read full article

Asia’s last insurance frontier

Asia’s last insurance frontier

Foreign insurers have been waiting for the opportunity to do business in Myanmar since 2015.

Read full article

Myanmar and India sign insurance cooperation

Myanmar and India sign insurance cooperation

The MoU was signed in the presence of Narendra Modi and Aung San Suu Kyi.

Read full article

Foreign insurers to be allowed in Myanmar in 2017

Foreign insurers to be allowed in Myanmar in 2017

The government has said that it wants to fast-track liberalisation within the insurance sector.

Read full article

Myanmar poised to grant licences to European firms

Myanmar poised to grant licences to European firms

Euro insurers will be allowed into a special economic zone after operating in Myanmar for at least three years.

Read full article

IKBZ plans Myanmar’s first online insurance platform

IKBZ plans Myanmar’s first online insurance platform

The company aims to launch its online platform this month to list its 11 different insurance policies.

Read full article

Sompo beats rivals to enter Myanmar’s auto market

Sompo beats rivals to enter Myanmar’s auto market

The Japanese insurer will write vehicle insurance in the Thaliwa special economic zone in south-east Yangon.

Read full article

Japan supports Myanmar in developing market

Japan supports Myanmar in developing market

Up to US$40 billion of potential growth seen as Japanese firms assist with training programmes and expertise.

Read full article

Sompo Japan looks offshore for higher yields

Sompo Japan looks offshore for higher yields

Japan’s second-largest property insurer is planning to increase its holdings of foreign bonds.

Read full article

Marsh opens representative office in Myanmar

Marsh opens representative office in Myanmar

The insurer is keen on helping develop and grow local talent in its new Yangon outpost.

Read full article

Japanese insurers to offer liability cover in Myanmar

Japanese insurers to offer liability cover in Myanmar

Three insurers have won licences to offer insurance products in Thilawa Special Economic Zone

Read full article

JLT establishes presence in Myanmar

JLT establishes presence in Myanmar

A growing list of international insurers are establishing offices as the country opens up.

Read full article

InsuranceAsia News video

Shoaib Hussain, Milliman

Follow InsuranceAsia News

Partner Content

White Papers

Print Edition

SPRING 2018

Cat pricing unmoved