Strong demand for political risk covers in Africa

Brownlees, Kit
May 2013
MiddleEast Insurance Review;May2013, p44
Trade Publication
The article discusses the growth in the demand for political risk insurance (PRI) in Africa. It mentions that insurers are taking a careful approach to underwriting despite the growth. It notes that doing business in Africa can still be volatile and risky. It describes the characteristics of the private PRI market in the continent. It cites examples of coverage offered in the market such as covers for exporters and traders and their financing banks, infrastructure projects and mining works.


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