Global insurance premiums increase driven by emerging markets


Global insurance premiums increased 1.5 percent to nearly $5 trillion in 2017, after rising 2.2 percent in 2016, according to the annually published "world insurance" sigma report. It also revealed that global life premiums increased 0.5 percent in 2017, while global non-life premiums rose 2.8 percent. Growth in both the life and non-life sectors slowed.

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