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  • 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
  • Southeast Asia Disaster Risk Insurance Facility in May

    Japan is spearheading a new risk initiative aimed at mitigating the destabilising effects of natural disasters in the region. The Southeast Asia Disaster Risk Insurance Facility is expected to be announced in May at the Asian Development Bank board of governors' annual meeting, according to the Nikkei Asian Review.

    Asia Risk | 02 May 2018
  • Global: Increased demand seen for political risk cover

    There is increasing international demand for political risk insurance coverage, says the Terrorism & Political Violence Map 2018 produced by Aon with The Risk Advisory Group.

    Middle East | 19 Apr 2018
  • GCC: Aon Risk Map outlines potential sources of greater instability

    The ongoing blockade of Qatar, unrest in the Qatif region and the continued intervention in the Yemeni Civil War are all potential sources of greater instability if progress toward resolutions are not made, says the Terrorism & Political Violence Map 2018 produced by Aon with The Risk Advisory Group, and released last week.

    Middle East | 18 Apr 2018
  • Global: Aon Risk Map shows more unstable world

    The Terrorism & Political Violence Map 2018, released last week, points to a more unstable and dangerous world, where business-threatening geopolitical risks are becoming a much greater concern. For the third year running, there are increased risk levels for more countries than reduced.

    Middle East | 17 Apr 2018


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