Research and Markets: Life Insurance in Kuwait, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017

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Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Life Insurance in Kuwait, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017" report to their offering.

Life insurance was the smallest segment in the Kuwaiti insurance industry in 2012, accounting for 19.3% of the industry's total written premium. The segment's value increased during the review period (2008-2012) at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.5% . It is expected to record a CAGR of 8.2% over the forecast period.

Insurance brokers and agencies were the main channels of distribution for life insurance products in Kuwait in 2012, accounting for 48.0% and 39.6% of the new business written premium respectively. This growth can be attributed to an increase in awareness about life insurance, and rising disposable incomes.

The report provides in-depth market analysis, information and insights into the Kuwaiti life insurance segment, including:

  • The Kuwaiti life insurance segment's growth prospects by life insurance categories
  • Key trends and drivers for the life insurance segment
  • The various distribution channels in the Kuwaiti life insurance segment
  • The detailed competitive landscape in the life insurance segment in Kuwait
  • Detailed regulatory policies of the Kuwaiti insurance industry
  • A description of the life reinsurance segment in Kuwait
  • Porter's Five Forces analysis of the life insurance segment
  • A benchmarking section on the Kuwaiti life insurance segment in comparison with other countries in the Middle-East region

Key Topics Covered:

1 Executive Summary

2 Introduction

3 The Middle East Region Market Dynamics

4 Life Insurance - Regional Benchmarking

5 Kuwaiti Insurance Industry Attractiveness

6 Life Insurance Outlook

7 Analysis by Distribution Channel

8 Porter's Five Forces Analysis - Kuwaiti Life Insurance

9 Reinsurance Growth Dynamics and Challenges

10 Governance, Risk and CompliancE

11 Competitive Landscape and Strategic Insights

12 Business Environment and Country Risk

13 Appendix

Companies Mentioned:

  • Al Ahleia Insurance Company SAK
  • Enaya Insurance Company
  • Gulf Life Insurance Company
  • Kuwait Insurance Company SAK
  • MetLife Alico Kuwait
  • Warba Insurance Company

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Sector: Life Insurance
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