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La Niña conditions declared for the Pacific

24th November 2021

The Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has declared La Niña conditions for the Pacific ocean, highlighting that the event could cause weather impacts in Australia and more widely, which has ramifications for insurance and reinsurance market interests.

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China encouraging trials of weather-index insurance for agriculture

21st April 2011

The China Insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC) is encouraging insurers to trial methods to extend agricultural insurance cover to include greater protection against weather related insurance losses in the country. There has been a lot of discussion of the importance of food security recently and China, with its climate and huge population, is particularly exposed.

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Agriculture risk reading

4th October 2009

Here are a couple of good reports that anyone interested in the development of agriculture risk insurance in these times of changing climates, commodity price fluctuation and weather risk management  should read. First, here is a article written by Thomas Heintz, chief agriculture underwriter at PartnerRe. The article looks at the way the market is […]

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