China's ins. sector runs smoothly with risks controllable
Saturday, 06 08 2019, Category: Insurance and Reinsurance, Country: China
China's insurance sector is running smoothly with risks generally under control, according to the country's banking and insurance regulator.
The comprehensive solvency ratio of the 178 insurers reviewed by a regulatory meeting stood at 245.3 percent by the end of Q1 2019, up 3.3 percentage points compared with Q4 2018, according to the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC).
Their core solvency ratio reached 233.4 percent, up 2.8 percentage points compared with the previous quarter.
The solvency ratio is a key metric to measure an insurer's ability to meet its debt and other obligations.
The CBIRC said it would enhance solvency regulation and risk control to promote high-quality growth of the sector.