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May 2020

Read the latest edition of AIR and MEIR as an Interactive e-book

In the face of uncertainty

COUNTRY PROFILE - Jordan

Jordan’s insurance sector has been resilient in dealing with the COVID-19 implications, but uncertainty hangs over businesses in the long run in a country already facing serious economic challenges.
 

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Return of the locust plague

COVER STORY - Agriculture

The locust plague ravaging crops and threatening food security in East Africa reveals that even though agriculture insurance is essential in improving the resilience of farmers, many are still unprotected.

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Driving the business of mobility

FEATURE - Motor

As the trend towards shared mobility gathers momentum, insurers need to understand how this is shaping the mobility market in the Middle East and how to adapt to these changes effectively and capitalise on the opportunities the new ecosystem will...


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  • Editor's Message

    It’s Ramadan, and yet there seems to be no hint of any slowing down of the spread of the coronavirus nor easing of political tensions. The Gulf will be most affected by the low oil prices as will the whole MENA region with global economic...

Interview

  • Magazine article aboutSpringing-back-from-adversity

    Springing back from adversity

    Dhofar Insurance Company SAOG has managed to overcome the challenges it faced over the last couple of years and regain its leading position in the Omani insurance market by building its human capital and restructuring its business strategy, says its...

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  • TPA heavyweights come together for bigger slice of the market

    The merger between the shareholders of Neuron and NAS – two of the largest TPAs in the UAE – signals a more consolidated business environment and better healthcare provision for all parties. Middle East Insurance Review spoke to group...

Cover Story

Agriculture

  • Magazine article aboutReturn-of-the-locust-plague

    Return of the locust plague

    The locust plague ravaging crops and threatening food security in East Africa reveals that even though agriculture insurance is essential in improving the resilience of farmers, many are still unprotected.

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Country Profile

Jordan

  • Magazine article aboutIn-the-face-of-uncertainty

    In the face of uncertainty

    Jordan’s insurance sector has been resilient in dealing with the COVID-19 implications, but uncertainty hangs over businesses in the long run in a country already facing serious economic challenges.

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  • Working for a better marketplace

    Rolling out of the new insurance law and shifting the insurance supervisory to the Central Bank will be game changers for the sector, says Jordan Insurance Federation (JIF) chairman Majed Smairat.

Market Focus

Africa

  • Magazine article aboutAfrica-rising

    Africa rising

    The Gulf of Guinea countries exhibit many of the key overall economic drivers that set Africa as a high-potential market for the insurance sector, promising long-term opportunities for growth, says Mr N’Gnineman Coulibaly of Willis Towers...

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Feature

Motor

  • Magazine article aboutDriving-the-business-of-mobility

    Driving the business of mobility

    As the trend towards shared mobility gathers momentum, insurers need to understand how this is shaping the mobility market in the Middle East and how to adapt to these changes effectively and capitalise on the opportunities the new ecosystem will...

Healthcare

Insights

Technology

  • Magazine article aboutThe-virtual-insurer-is-the-new-norm

    The virtual insurer is the new norm

    To stay relevant, insurers must be able to deliver products and services in a virtual setting and run the bulk of their operations virtually, says Mr Frederik Bisbjerg of Noor Takaful.

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Political Risk Insurance

  • Navigating through political and economic headwinds

    Global risk managers today should look beyond physical risks to international operations as there is no one-size-fits-all insurance policy to cover the political and economic risks arising in the region, says Mr Keith Paul of Markel.

Takaful Feature

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