Insurance Policies Up 12% in Panama

The amount of premiums written during the first half of 2014 totaled $657 million, which is 12% more than in the same period in 2013.

Monday, August 11, 2014

Of the total of premiums paid in the first six months of the year, health insurance, group life and car policies accounted for about 45%. In the case of auto insurance, one of the fastest growing in the country, the total was $112.4 million, 9.78% more than in the first half of 2013.

It was followed by ".... the health segment with $108.3 million, which also reported higher growth (14.46%). Meanwhile, Group Life amounted to $75.1 million in sales of policies and an increase of (3.93%).

Capital.com.pa reports that "...Despite the good performance of these three branches it should be noted that of all categories sold in the Panamanian market, that which recorded the highest percentage increase in sales was theft, specifically the category of Fidelity and DDD which grew by 476 , 72%, going from $924,750 in June 2013 to $5.3 million in the same period in 2014."



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