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New Trends in Agriculture Insurance

25 Nov 2013

Luciano Carmona Villariño, presents a set of solutions to streamline the tasks that agricultural risks insurance surveyors and adjusters perform in the field.

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Has Brazil grasped the importance of insurance against the risks of flooding?

04 Sep 2013

Even with a marked increase in the occurrence of flooding, putting more than 33 million people at risk, causing death and millions of dollars of damage, Brazil still hasn’t grasped the need to financially protect properties and lives against flooding by means of insurance coverage.

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Margo Black shares her thoughts with Best's Review

05 Aug 2013

Margo Black, Head of Latin America South, talks about opportunities in the South American markets to Best's Review magazine.

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Swiss Re Meeting will bring together Latin American marine insurance underwriters

22 Mar 2013

The reinsurer's aim at the fifth edition of this event, to be held 8-10 May in Peru, will be to share knowledge and offer Latin American markets support with underwriting transportation risks, particularly in relation to works of art and money in transit.

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Swiss Re announces plan to open a representative office in Colombia

08 Feb 2013

February 2013 - Swiss Re will be applying to the Colombian Superintendent of Finance for approval to open a representative office in Bogotá, Colombia to serve as a first port of call for reinsurance clients in Colombia and other countries in the Andean Region.

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Swiss Re launches Global insurance review 2012 and outlook 2013/14 report

14 Jan 2013

January 2013 - Life and P&C premiums in Latin America are expected to post mixed performances in 2013, as they will likely grow by 11% and 7%, respectively, this year compared to 2012, Swiss Re's senior economist Oliver Futterknecht told BNamericas.

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Subsidy on Rural Insurance Premiums in Brazil

11 Jan 2013

January 2013 - Interview with Luiz Antonio Corrêa da Silva, Director of the Rural Risk Management Department, Office of Agricultural Policy, Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply, conducted at the time of the Agro Latin America Workshop, which was sponsored by Swiss Re in September 2012.

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Income insurance in Brazil and the government's role

11 Jan 2013

January 2013 - The insurance and reinsurance market must innovate and develop differentiated solutions that are more in keeping with the actual conditions in each region, as it has done in Brazil in the last two years. Nevertheless, it is still necessary that the government become more involved in the issue and create a specific program for the sector, as has occurred in Mexico.

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Insurance Funds in Mexico

11 Jan 2013

January 2013 - The stakeholders in Mexico's current agricultural-insurance system are the government, the private sector and rural producers, through what are known as mutual insurance funds, or “Fondos de Aseguramiento”, which have offered substantial advantages for both the production sector and the insurance market.

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Agricultural Insurance in Latin America

11 Jan 2013

January 2013 - Agricultural insurance in Latin America has increasingly drawn media attention because governments and the private sector need to find efficient ways to protect crops and livestock. That need rose, in turn, as a result of this subcontinent's growing share of global agricultural output.

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