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Iran Insurance Report Q1 2009

  • ID: 836979
  • March 2009
  • Region: Iran
  • 69 Pages
  • Business Monitor International

Iran Insurance Report provides independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on Iran's insurance industry.

The coming year will be a tough one for Iran. Economic growth will slow, mirroring the slowdown in all the major economies of the world, and we now see real GDP growth in 2009-2010 (note: Iranian years begin in March) falling to just 2.4%, down from 4.7% in 2008/09. While we are not expecting Iran to fall into recession, our projected growth rate would be the most lacklustre in a decade. Thereafter, growth will begin to pick up again, in line with a slow recovery in the global economy, and over the course of the forecast period (2009/10 to 2013/14) we expect growth to average 3.6%. This is substantially below an estimated 5.6% average growth rate over the previous five years, when economic expansion was driven in
large part by the oil boom.

Although Iran may be relatively isolated in diplomatic terms, the theory of a decoupled, developed and developing world is increasingly being shown to be wishful thinking and we do not believe that the Islamic Republic will be able to hide from the gathering global headwinds. Indeed, as the world's fourth largest oil producer, READ MORE >

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The Sector At A Glance
Table: Overview Of Iran’s Insurance Sector
Key Insights On Iran’s Insurance Sector
Iran Insurance Industry SWOT
Iran Political SWOT
Iran Economic SWOT
Iran Business Environment SWOT
Development Of BMI’s Insurance Reports
Comment – The Global Financial Crisis
Table: Selected European Countries: Projected Budget And Current Account, 2008 (as % of GDP)
Revision of Data and Forecasts
Projections And Forec18
Table: Insurance Data And Projections, 2006-2013
Table: Growth Drivers, 2005-2013
Country Update
Macroeconomic Outlook
Table: Iran - Economic Activity
Political Outlook
Insurance Business Environment Rating
Table: Iran’s Insurance Business Environment Indicators
Table: Middle East And Africa Insurance Business Environment Rankings
Regional Context
Table: Non-Life Premiums In A Regional Context, 2008
Table: Life Premiums In A Regional Context, 2008
Table: Comparison Of Major Lines As % Of Non-Life Premiums, 2006
Analysis Of Competitive Conditions
Regional Overview
Total: Overview Of Local Insurance Companies In The UAE, 2006 And 2007 (US$mn)
Table: Overview Of Local Insurance Companies In Kuwait, 2006 And 2007 (US$mn)
Iran – Non-Life Segment
Iran – Life Segment
Company Profiles
HSBC Insurance
Liberty Mutual
Basis Of Projections
Insurance Business Environment Rating
Table: Insurance Business Environment Indicators And Rationale
Table: Weighting Of Indicators

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-HSBC Insurance
-Liberty Mutual

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Transatlantic Holdings, Inc. Aon Plc. Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd. Prudential Financial, Inc. General Reinsurance Corporation ING Group