Review of 2016 Interim Results of Listed Chinese Insurance Companies
Following the publication of their 2016 interim reports, our latest study analyzes the financial data of seven listed insurance companies to identify current developments and future trends across China's insurance sector.
Our analysis examines the financial data within the 2016 interim reports of PICC, China Life, Ping An Insurance, CPIC, China Taiping, New China Life and China Re, to provide insights into the financial reporting and performance of the Chinese insurance market for the first six months of 2016.
The Chinese insurance industry recorded rapid growth in the first six months of 2016 with written premiums increasing by 37.3%. However, due to a downturn of the capital markets, the operating results of most listed insurance companies was adversely affected compared with the same period in 2015.
The analysis covers:
- Life insurance;
- Property & casualty insurance;
- Investment returns; and