Taiwanese reinsurance market - challenges and opportunities

November 2010
Asia Insurance Review;Nov2010, p50
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the challenges and opportunities of the reinsurance market in Taiwan. It notes that the non-life insurance market remains challenging due to the fierce competition that has been intensified on the implementation of the third stage of deregulation on April 1, 2009. It adds that while giving importance on new product development, local market players have also allocated resources to manage their underwriting and operations for profit.


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