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ORANTA INSURER SEES 18% RISE IN PREMIUMS

Oranta national joint-stock insurance company (Kyiv) in January-September 2019 collected gross insurance premiums for the amount of UAH 679.3 million, which is 17.9% more than a year ago.
The company said that in particular, premiums for voluntary car insurance over the period grew by 25.2%, to UAH 32 million, premiums on compulsory insurance of vehicle owners’ civil liability (OSAGO) – by 9.2%, to UAH 383.4 million, Green Card – by 45.2%, to UAH 121.3 million, property insurance – by 5.4%, to UAH 64.9 million, liability insurance – by 50.7%, to UAH 35 million and voluntary medical insurance – by 49.5%, to UAH 27.373 million.
According to the company, in January-September 2019, 1.553 million insurance contracts were concluded, which is 7.9% more than the same period a year earlier. In particular, the number of concluded voluntary medical insurance contracts increased 78%, mandatory car insurance – by 60.4%, Green Card – by 54.4%, cargo insurance – twice, and liability insurance – 62.8%.
Over the period, Oranta paid out UAH 238.8 million in claims to customers, which is 29.1% more than in the same period last year. The largest payments were made under OSAGO – UAH 168.4 million (a rise of 31.8%), Green Card – UAH 35.6 million (a rise of 11.2%), voluntary car insurance – UAH 16.2 million (a rise of 19.9%), property insurance – UAH 10.5 million (a rise of 60.6%), voluntary medical insurance – UAH 5.515 million (a rise of 92.9%).
The company also said that the level of payments for the reporting period amounted to 35.1%, while for this period a year earlier it was 32.1%.
Oranta is the legal successor of Ukrgosstrakh, founded on November 25, 1921. In 1993, Ukrgosstrakh was reorganized into OJSC Oranta.

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ORANTA INSURES NATIONAL ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU’S CARS

The National Anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) and National Joint-Stock Insurance Company (NJSIC) Oranta (Kyiv) on June 26 signed an agreement on compulsory insurance of vehicle owners’ civil liability for 96 vehicles.
The bid was expected at UAH 110,000; Oranta’s actual bid was UAH 55,155, according to an announcement in the ProZorro electronic procurement system.
BROKBUSINESS Insurance Company and U.S.I Insurance Company also took part in the bidding; their bids were UAH 60,165 and UAH 94,806, respectively.
Oranta is the legal successor of Ukrgosstrakh, founded on November 25, 1921. In 1993, Ukrgosstrakh was reorganized into OJSC NJSIC Oranta.

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