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NUMBER OF GREEN CARD INSURANCE CONTRACTS IN UKRAINE 21% UP IN 2020

The number of Green Card international insurance contracts signed by the member companies of the Motor (Transport) Insurance Bureau of Ukraine (MTIBU) increased by 21.72% in January-February 2020 compared to the same period in 2019, to more than 59,536.
According to the MTIBU’s website, the amount of accrued insurance premiums for the indicated period decreased by 10.93% compared to the same period last year, to UAH 271 million.
At the same time, the amount of compensation paid on claims increased by 2.1 times, to EUR 2.704 million, while the number of claims paid by 87.7%, to 1,115.
The MTIBU is the only association of insurers that carry out compulsory insurance of vehicle owners’ civil liability for harm caused to third parties.

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1.030 MLN ELECTRONIC OSAGO INSURANCE CONTRACTS SIGNED IN UKRAINE

Insurance companies that are members of the Motor (Transport) Insurance Bureau of Ukraine (MTIBU) as of October 31, 2019 had signed almost 1.030 million electronic OSAGO insurance contracts, the website of the bureau reports. According to the report, the total amount of premiums under such agreements exceeded UAH 757.3 million.
To date, OSAGO agreements in an electronic form are signed by 42 MTIBU member insurers.
Monthly, the number of electronic contracts is growing by 12-28%.
The leader in the number of electronic contracts is PZU Ukraine with 175,500 contracts worth UAH 147.8 million.
The share of top ten insurers in the number of signed electronic contracts in the total number of electronic policies is almost 74%, which is 6% less than the same indicator at the end of the first half of this year.
Electronic policies were introduced in February 2018 and became one of the first steps in the system of digitalization and the creation of a single digital OSAGO environment, which is defined as one of the priorities for the development of the industry and the work of the bureau.

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CONTRACTS WORTH $500 MLN SIGNED BETWEEN UKRAINE AND BELARUS

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has hailed the strengthening of Ukraine-Belarus relations at both central and regional levels, as well as that of ties between certain businesses in the two counties.
“A forum like this strengthens the partnership between our countries in all spheres. And, which is highly important, this is not only at the level of capitals – Kyiv and Minsk – but also at the level of our regions and individual businesses,” Zelensky said at the 2nd Forum of Regions of Ukraine and Belarus in Ukraine’s Zhytomyr on Friday.
Commercial contracts valued at $500 million have been signed during the forum, he said.

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NUMBER OF GREEN CARD INTERNATIONAL INSURANCE CONTRACTS IN UKRAINE UP BY 48% IN H1, 2019

The number of Green Card international insurance contracts signed by the member companies of the Motor (Transport) Insurance Bureau of Ukraine (MTIBU) increased by 48.2% in January-June 2019 compared with January-June 2018, to 501,449.
According to the MTIBU’s website, the amount of accrued insurance premiums for this period rose by 37.53% compared to the same period last year, to UAH 883.538 million.
At the same time, the amount of compensation paid on claims grew by 14.88%, to EUR 6.869 million, while the number of claims paid decreased by 2.26%, to 2,550.
The MTIBU is the only association of insurers that carry out compulsory insurance of vehicle owners’ civil liability for damage caused to third parties. Its members are 51 insurance companies, including ten full bureau members having the right to sign Green Card agreements.

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NUMBER OF GREEN CARD INSURANCE CONTRACTS IN UKRAINE UP BY 50%

The number of Green Card international insurance contracts signed by the companies that are members of the Motor (Transport) Insurance Bureau of Ukraine (MTIBU) increased by 50.3% in January-May 2019 compared with January-May 2018, to 299,531.
According to the MTIBU’s website, the amount of accrued insurance premiums for this period rose by 39.06% compared to the same period last year, to UAH 737.1 million.
At the same time, the amount of compensation paid under the claims grew by 0.44%, to EUR 4.779 million.
The number of settled claims fell by 1.04%, to 2,098.

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NUMBER OF GREEN CARD INSURANCE CONTRACTS IN UKRAINE UP BY 13%

The number of Green Card international insurance contracts signed by the member companies of the Motor (Transport) Insurance Bureau of Ukraine (MTIBU) in January 2019 increased by 12.79% compared to January 2018, to 61,104.
According to the website of the MTIBU, the amount of accrued insurance premiums for January 2019 rose by 14.55% compared to the same month last year, to UAH 147.164 million.
At the same time, the amount of claim fee payments decreased by 55.15%, to EUR417,036.
The number of paid claims was down by 48.37%, to 222.

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