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Jun 2020

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

Heading towards new challenges

COUNTRY PROFILE - Bahrain

The impact of COVID-19 will weigh on the prospects of the insurance sector in Bahrain, where geopolitical challenges and the tough operating environment have been hampering growth for several years. 
 

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Staying connected in a changing environment

COVER STORY - Customer Engagement

Insurers have stepped up their customer engagement efforts during this global health crisis to ensure that their customer relationships will outlast the pandemic.

GCC takaful 2019 results show a remarkable turnaround

TAKAFUL FEATURE

The GCC takaful market has delivered a robust performance amid a challenging operating environment, with both growth rates for net profit and gross written contributions turning positive in 2019 – and even outpacing those of conventional...


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  • Magazine article aboutEditor-s-Message

    Editor's Message

    We are still in the spirit of Eid and a long, hot summer is upon us, giving us time to reflect on the different challenges of the day where COVID-19 takes centre stage though with varying degrees of recovery actions and foolhardiness depending on...

Interview

  • Magazine article aboutStill-committed-to-boosting-professional-standards

    Still committed to boosting professional standards

    The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) is making inroads into the Middle East and Africa region through its hub in Dubai. The institute’s regional director Gaenor Jones talks about the collaboration with local partners to future-proof the...

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Cover Story

Customer Engagement

Country Profile

Bahrain

  • Magazine article aboutHeading-towards-new-challenges

    Heading towards new challenges

    The impact of COVID-19 will weigh on the prospects of the insurance sector in Bahrain, where geopolitical challenges and the tough operating environment have been hampering growth for several years.

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  • COVID-19 heightens challenges Bahraini insurers face

    While the large-sized Bahraini insurers have good solvency buffers to absorb the current financial market shock, there is concern as to how insurers with lower solvency levels will cope with additional stresses in the short term, particularly if...

Feature

C&E

  • Magazine article aboutConstruction-sector-in-precarious-position

    Construction sector in precarious position

    The Middle East construction sector finds itself in an extremely challenging spot amid the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting oil crisis. Mr Serkan Cimilli of Howden discusses the knock-on effects and emerging risks facing construction and...

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Insights

Event Cancellation

Regulation

Takaful Feature

  • Magazine article aboutGCC-takaful-2019-results-show-a-remarkable-turnaround

    GCC takaful 2019 results show a remarkable turnaround

    The GCC takaful market has delivered a robust performance amid a challenging operating environment, with both growth rates for net profit and gross written contributions turning positive in 2019 – and even outpacing those of conventional...

News

MENA

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