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  • Geopolitical tensions create significant increase in political risk losses up from 2017-Willis Towers Watson

    Growing geopolitical concerns are causing a rise in political risk exposures, with over half (55%) of global organisations with revenues greater than $1bn experiencing at least one political risk loss over $100m in value, according to a survey from Willis Towers Watson and Oxford Analytica.

    Asia Risk | 26 Sep 2018
  • Geopolitical tensions worsen mining sector volatility-Willis Towers Watson

    Rising geopolitical tensions impacting on supply chains are increasing volatility in the mining sector, according to the 2018 edition of Willis Towers Watson's Mining Risk Review.

    Asia Risk | 19 Sep 2018
  • Global: Terrorist violence heavily concentrated in four countries

    More than half of all terrorism attacks in the world in 2017 took place in four countries-Iraq (23%), Afghanistan (13%), India (9%), and Pakistan (7%), according to the Global Terrorism Database (GTD) compiled by the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism based at the University of Maryland.

    Asia Risk | 12 Sep 2018
  • UAE: Impact of events in Turkey on the UAE's overall trade is likely to be limited

    The UAE's non-oil trade with Turkey is likely to be impacted by the sharp decline in the Turkish lira against the dollar in recent months, according to Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank's (ADCB) economic research team.

    Middle East | 27 Aug 2018
  • Middle East: War risk insurance premiums could rise

    Saudi Arabia announced last Thursday it was suspending oil shipments through the Red Sea after Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis attacked two Saudi crude tankers in the Bab Al-Mandeb strait, underscoring risks caused by the conflict in the region.

    Middle East | 30 Jul 2018
  • Political risk surfaces on the Belt & Road

    Political risk is increasing in China's highly publicised Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), which is facing more resistance.

    China | 13 Jul 2018
  • Asia: Insurers well-placed to further development of Belt and Road Initiative projects

    China's multi-trillion dollar Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) will offer the insurance industry and the wider global economy significant growth and investment opportunities. This was the unanimous view shared by industry experts at yesterday's Insurance Summit on Belt and Road Initiative in Singapore. But more importantly, insurers have a critical role to play in supporting the development of projects that are 'investable, legal, feasible and sustainable'.

    Asia | 13 Jun 2018
  • Asia: Insurers well-placed to further development of Belt and Road Initiative projects

    China's multi-trillion dollar Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) will offer the insurance industry and the wider global economy significant growth and investment opportunities. This was the unanimous view shared by industry experts at yesterday's Insurance Summit on Belt and Road Initiative in Singapore. But more importantly, insurers have a critical role to play in supporting the development of projects that are 'investable, legal, feasible and sustainable'.

    Asia | 12 Jun 2018
  • Taiwan: Questions over adequacy of insurance coverage of offshore wind farms

    Geopolitical tensions in the Taiwan Strait have raised concerns over the adequacy of insurance coverage for offshore wind farms in the channel between Taiwan and mainland China, according to an insurer focused on renewable energy.

    Asia | 28 May 2018
  • Indonesia: Demand for terrorism cover expected to grow this year and next

    The threat of terrorism and the political agenda in Indonesia until 2019 will trigger an increase in demand for terrorism insurance, says Mr Robby Loho, chairman of the Indonesian Insurance Industry Development Consortium-Terrorism and Sabotage (KPIAI-TS).

    Asia | 15 May 2018


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