The volume of insurance premiums received by insurers with foreign capital in January-March 2018 amounted to UAH 6.783 billion, which is UAH 1.761 billion, or 35%, more than for the same period in 2017, Member of the National Commission for State Regulation of Financial Services Markets Oleksandr Zaletov has told Interfax-Ukraine. According to him, as of March 31, 2018 some 60 insurance companies with foreign capital were registered in the insurance market of Ukraine, which is 20.5% of all registered insurers (292). Of these, 49 insurance companies carry out risk types of insurance and 11 insurance companies provide life insurance services. At the same time, the share of foreign capital in the charter capital of 26 insurance companies is 100% (21 non-life and 5 life insurers).
Foreign capital in the charter capital of insurers as of March 31, 2018 amounted to UAH 12.364 billion, while a year earlier the figure stood at UAH 3.553 billion, or 28.7% of the total paid-up charter capital of insurance companies.
Insurance companies that carry out risk types of insurance made up UAH 3.1 billion of foreign capital, while life insurers had UAH 452.6 million. The largest share in total foreign capital is made up by the capital of Cyprus (45.5%), Austria (15.9%), France (4.9%), Britain (3.4%), the United States (2.9%), the Netherlands (2.2%), and Bulgaria (2%).