ArmInfo. The premiums of Armenian insurance companies for the III quarter of 2017 improved the dynamics with the exit from the 22.8% decline to 1.8% growth (against 15.1% growth in Q3 2016), with a similar picture of compensation - of the 10.2% decline in the 11.5% growth (against 19.6% growth in the third quarter of 2016).
For 9 months, the annual growth of insurance premiums was much more modest - 3.3%, rather than payments - 26.5%, while a year earlier the growth of these indicators was almost the same - 2.6% and 2.4%, respectively. By October 1, 2017, the total volume of insurance premiums amounted to 23.9 billion drams, and the amount of insurance indemnities - 12.4 billion drams (figures are from the reports of the IC by IFRS standards). According to the Ranking of insurance companies of Armenia prepared by IA ArmInfo, as a result of this, the insurance system summed up 9 months of 2017 with a net profit of 1.7 billion drams with deterioration of quarterly dynamics from 44.6% growth to 41.1% decline, annual decline of 56.1% (against 62.7% growth a year earlier). According to reports of SC portfolios on CBA standards, insurance premiums amounted to 24.6 billion drams (with the acceleration of annual growth from 0.3% to 3.8%), and compensation - 11.98 billion drams (with a sharp acceleration in the annual growth rate from 4.8 % to 19.3%). The decline in fees during the reporting period was recorded in 2 out of 6 companies operating in the insurance market of Armenia, while the decline in compensation was observed in the 1st.
The first place in the volume of collected premiums is traditionally held by Rosgosstrakh Armenia Insurance Company with an indicator of 6.9 billion AMD. In second place is INGO Armenia, with a portfolio of 6.7 billion AMD. TOP-3 closes SC "Nairi Insurance" - 4.1 billion AMD. Next to them, by size of the insurance portfolio, SC "Sil Insurance" - 2.9 billion AMD, "Reso" Insurance Company - 2.6 billion AMD and "Armenia Insurance" Insurance Company -1.4 billion AMD.
In the structure of insurance premiums, the most part was traditionally incurred by CMTPL - 56.08% (against 55.7% a year ago) or 13.8 billion AMD (annual growth accelerated from 1.4% to 4.5%). In the segment of medical (including voluntary) insurance companies collected premiums of 4.8 billion AMD (annual growth slowed from 11% to 8%), which in the total volume of insurance premiums was 19.69% (against 18.92% year-on-year previously). Insurance of property risks, in particular from fires and natural disasters, accounted for 5.97% (against 6.94% a year earlier) or 1.5 bln AMD (the annual decline slowed from 31.1% to 10.6%). In the segment of CASCO (land transport), insurance companies collected premiums for 1.4 billion AMD (the annual decline slowed from 10.2% to 2.9%) or 5.66% in the total volume (against 6.05% a year earlier).
In addition, according to 9 insurance classes, Armenian insurers collected 3.1 billion drams. On the 4th insurance classes (insurance of water transport, liability insurance from water transport, insurance of provided guarantees and insurance of credit risks), Armenian insurers did not conclude a single contract during the reporting period. It should be noted that only Rosgosstrakh Armenia Insurance Company is engaged in insurance of credit risks in Armenia, only 2 companies - Rosgosstrakh Armenia and INGO Armenia are engaged in the aviation insurance segment, and the same two companies are licensed for insurance of the guarantees, and insurance of water transport and liability from its use is licensed only by "INGO Armenia".