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Agriculture insurance a hard sell

About a year after offering the country’s sole agriculture policy, Forte Insurance is struggling to sell coverage. “We still need time to get farmers to understand the benefits of agricultural insurance,” said Youk Chamroenrith, director and general manager of Forte. “We have four clients signed up ...

Chan Muy Hong
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/agriculture-insurance-hard-sell

Insurance claims through the roof

Partly triggered by recent flood damage and an increase in road accidents, claims filed with the six general insurance companies in Cambodia spiked more than 160 per cent in the nine months through to September compared with the same time last year, the latest data ...

Chan Muy Hong
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/insurance-claims-through-roof

Insuring for higher education

Canada-based life insurance company Manulife has launched a product intended to provide parents with security for their children’s education, and officials at the firm say they are optimistic about its prospects. Manulife’s research found that even families who were financially struggling would take advantage of ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013042365160/Business/insuring-for-higher-education.html

Covering Cambodia

With the number of cars on Cambodia’s roads growing at a consistent pace, high-end automotive distributors are jockeying for a foothold in the market, but they are not the only ones who stand to benefit from Cambodia’s splurge on cars. Working on the sidelines, the ...

http://sea-globe.com/covering-cambodia/

Sharp fall in insurance claims

Claims in the Kingdom’s six insurance companies declined dramatically last year, while the total premium revenue sharply increased by more than 20 per cent year-on-year, official data from the General Insurance Association of Cambodia (GIAC) show. GIAC data shows total claims reached $4.8 million, down from ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013022061468/Business/sharp-fall-in-insurance-claims.html

As Insurance Claims Grow, So Do Premiums

The total amount of claims paid out by local insurance firms during the first nine months of the year have tripled to more than $11 million compared to the same period in 2011 According to data from General Insurance Association of Cambodia (GIAC), paid claims grew ...

Insurance becomes next emerging market

Cambodians are starting to learn about insurance, thanks to Canadian company Manulife, which held a press conference on the topic on Friday. Low awareness and a limited pool of skilled talent are challenges facing insurers in Cambodia according Prudential representative Pankaj Banerjee. Despite this, he said Prudential ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012100959185/Business/insurance-to-be-cambodias-next-emerging-market.html

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