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- April 8 2019
Myanmar grants five provisional foreign life licences
The country's market is another step closer to opening up.
- January 4 2019
Myanmar opens for business
Officials said on Wednesday that they are finally ready to award licences to foreign insurers.
- December 17 2018
Myanmar plans licences for foreign insurers in 2019
Foreign firms could provide better quality products and distribution.
- June 11 2018
Japan helps Myanmar to develop insurance sector
The country's insurance sector is expected to get a major boost from Japanese know-how in crafting rules and products.
- May 21 2018
Myanmar eyes insurance sector liberalisation
An investment official has hinted that it is likely to further open the industry to foreign investment.
- March 19 2018
Japan to help develop Myanmar’s insurance sector
Prime minister Shinzo Abe made the commitment during the Myanmar-Japan Joint Economic Conference.
- February 20 2018
Myanmar opens doors to three foreign insurers
Local players are strongly opposed to liberalisation but the government is driving reform nevertheless.
- October 3 2017
Myanmar to grant licences to foreign insurers
The announcement comes after the nation embarked on decentralisation efforts for its insurance market.
- August 3 2017
AmCham Myanmar seeks continued insurance reforms
The American Chamber of Commerce in Myanmar has urged regulators to allow market access to foreign insurers.
- April 7 2017
Dai-ichi Life seeks higher market share in South-East Asia
The Japanese insurer has been aggressively pursuing business opportunities in the region.
- March 29 2017
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.
- March 10 2017
Asia’s last insurance frontier
Foreign insurers have been waiting for the opportunity to do business in Myanmar since 2015.
- October 21 2016
Myanmar and India sign insurance cooperation
The MoU was signed in the presence of Narendra Modi and Aung San Suu Kyi.
- September 29 2016
Foreign insurers to be allowed in Myanmar in 2017
The government has said that it wants to fast-track liberalisation within the insurance sector.
- March 15 2016
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.
- January 12 2016
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.
- January 7 2016
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.
- December 29 2015
Japan supports Myanmar in developing market
Up to US$40 billion of potential growth seen as Japanese firms assist with training programmes and expertise.
- November 11 2015
Sompo Japan looks offshore for higher yields
Japan's second-largest property insurer is planning to increase its holdings of foreign bonds.
- November 4 2015
Marsh opens representative office in Myanmar
The insurer is keen on helping develop and grow local talent in its new Yangon outpost.