Recently published research from Business Monitor International, "Poland Insurance Report Q4 2014", is now available at Fast Market Research
Boston, MA -- (SBWIRE) -- 09/02/2014 -- Poland continues to be the most important market in Central and Eastern Europe. While growth in premiums in 2014 is expected to come in relatively flat many of the amjor insurance companies should still register profits. At the same time the move towards a less fragmented life and non-life sector is expected to continue.
The insurance market in Poland is the largest in Central and Eastern Europe and one which is important within a regional context. Recent commentary forum the major players as well as recently publoshed data indicated that the surge in sales of single-premium insurance products to individuals has reveresed, despite this, demand for other products has remained steady. With the stabilisation of the life sector, we expect continued growth in the life insurance's role as a conduit for organised savings over the next few years.
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Poland stands in stark contrast to its neighbours in the CEE region as Polish premiums have been registering respectable growth rates over the past few years. This is due to a number of factors such as higher prices and the introduction of new products as well as the minimal impact that difficult economic conditions have had; indeed, Poland was the only major European economy not to enter recession in the aftermath of the financial crisis of 2008. Furthermore claims have been relatively low compared with other countries in the region as companies have successfully exerted tighter controls on claims, especially within motor-related lines. In 2015 we expect a pick in both the life and non-life segments and a return to steady growth for the duration of our forecast period.
The Polish insurance sector continues on a path of consolidation. In early 2012, Talanx successfully acquired and mergered Warta and Europa. Later that year, VIG acquired specialist life insurer Polisa as well as merging two of its non-life businesses, Interrisk and PZM. In 2013, VIG also took over Skandia's Polish operations, while PZU purchased...
The Poland Insurance Report has been researched at source and features Business Monitor International (BMI)'s independent assessment and forecasts for the insurance sector. It examines industry developments, key growth drivers and risk management projections, including the macroeconomic situation, government policy, regulatory environment and the level of development and potential for growth, broken down by line. Leading insurers are profiled, covering premiums, products and services and competitive positioning.
BMI's Poland Insurance Report provides professionals, consultancies, government departments, regulatory bodies and researchers with independent forecasts and regional competitive intelligence on the Polish insurance industry.
- Benchmark BMI's independent insurance industry forecasts for Poland to test other views - a key input for successful budgeting and strategic business planning in Poland's insurance market.
- Target business opportunities and risks in Poland through our reviews of latest industry trends, regulatory changes and major deals, investments and macroeconomic developments.
- Exploit latest competitive intelligence on your competitors, partners and clients via our Company Profiles (inc. SWOTs, KPIs and latest activity).
BMI Industry View
Summary of BMI's key industry forecasts and views, covering the Life and Non-Life segments, the evolving competitive landscape and business operational risks.
Industry SWOT Analysis
Analysis of the major Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats within the insurance sector and within the broader political, economic and business environment.
Individual analysis of both Life and Non-Life insurance sector developments and prospects across developed states and emerging markets - supported by BMI's global industry growth forecasts. This is followed by an in-depth evaluation of region- and country-specific trends, focusing on BMI's country-by-country market growth data.
Business Environment Rankings
BMI's Insurance Business Environment Rankings provide a country-comparative Risk-Reward Rankings index aimed at investors (Life and Non-Life) in the insurance market.
The rankings methodology makes sophisticated use of over 40 industry, economic and demographic data points and is part of BMI's integrated Country Risk-Industry Rankings products.
BMI Industry Forecasts
Historic data series (2008-2012) and forecasts to end-2018 for key industry and economic indicators (see list below) supported by explicit assumptions, plus analysis of key risks to the main forecasts. Indicators include:
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