Asian Business Review

APAC to lead global EV insurance market in the next five years
The global EV insurance market is seen to skyrocket by 40.3% in CAGR.
Japan’s interest rate rise offers lessons for China’s insurers
To manage low interest, Japanese insurers shifted to foreign securities and protection-type policies.
India’s non-life sector bags double-digit growth
It saw its premiums surge 14.9% in May.
8 in 10 Filipinos seek more insurance amidst rising costs
Out-of-pocket health expenses reached $9b in 2022.
Japanese non-life overseas operations seen to temper domestic underwriting
The country’s big three non-life players saw their profits surge in FYE24.
SMBC closes $200m syndicated loan for India’s HUDCO
HUDCO will use the funds to expand its social housing platform.
Japan insurers benefit from lower COVID-19 costs
Both the life and non-life industries saw a surge in their end-March net income.
State firms dominate Southeast Asia’s pumped hydro development
Indonesia’s Perusahaan Listrik Negara is the region’s top developer.
Southeast Asia’s pumped hydro capacity to reach 18 GW by 2033
The sector’s investment will reach between $12b to $70b.
Australian insurers remain resilient despite lower premium hikes: S&P
79% of rated Australian insurers have stable rating outlooks.
Non-alcoholic drinks market to reach $2.9t by 2035
It will be driven by health and wellness trends.
APAC leads Q1 global development site investments
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Four countries from Asia Pacific ranked among the top five global development site investments.
Hydration products gain traction in APAC
It was driven by increased awareness of health concerns like global warming and modern lifestyles.
Thailand's e-commerce market to grow 13.7% in 2024
It is expected to reach $66.7b in 2024.

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Insurance Insurers face customer churn as prices rise in select products
Experts pin 3 ways to adapt to a more ‘demanding’ customer base.
Embracing technology and personalisation drives e-commerce in Indonesia
3 retail executives compare notes on rapid tech-driven growth of e-commerce at Retail Asia Forum.
Embracing hyperlocal retailing in Indonesia
Retail Asia Forum in Jakarta delved on the complexities of implementing hyperlocal retail strategies in a country as diverse as Indonesia.
PT ABC President Indonesia touts retail with personalised digital campaign
COO Dwi Hatmadji showcases successful Gen Z and millennial engagement strategy at Retail Asia Forum 2024
What new brands need to succeed in Asian markets
Price sensitivity remains a critical factor especially in essential categories like food and beverages.
AI prompts fearless dive into corporate reinvention
Siam Piwat Group’s digital chief touts AI’s transformative power in boosting customer value, personalisation, and brand trust.
Indonesia’s future of retail lies in a blended approach
Industry leaders discuss the innovative strategies to meet evolving consumer needs at Retail Asia Forum 2024

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APAC to lead global EV insurance market in the next five years
The global EV insurance market is seen to skyrocket by 40.3% in CAGR.
Japan’s interest rate rise offers lessons for China’s insurers
To manage low interest, Japanese insurers shifted to foreign securities and protection-type policies.
India’s non-life sector bags double-digit growth
It saw its premiums surge 14.9% in May.
8 in 10 Filipinos seek more insurance amidst rising costs
Out-of-pocket health expenses reached $9b in 2022.
Japanese non-life overseas operations seen to temper domestic underwriting
The country’s big three non-life players saw their profits surge in FYE24.
SMBC closes $200m syndicated loan for India’s HUDCO
HUDCO will use the funds to expand its social housing platform.
Japan insurers benefit from lower COVID-19 costs
Both the life and non-life industries saw a surge in their end-March net income.
State firms dominate Southeast Asia’s pumped hydro development
Indonesia’s Perusahaan Listrik Negara is the region’s top developer.
Southeast Asia’s pumped hydro capacity to reach 18 GW by 2033
The sector’s investment will reach between $12b to $70b.
Australian insurers remain resilient despite lower premium hikes: S&P
79% of rated Australian insurers have stable rating outlooks.
Non-alcoholic drinks market to reach $2.9t by 2035
It will be driven by health and wellness trends.
APAC leads Q1 global development site investments
^ "https://vimeo.com/958158835"
Four countries from Asia Pacific ranked among the top five global development site investments.
Hydration products gain traction in APAC
It was driven by increased awareness of health concerns like global warming and modern lifestyles.
Thailand's e-commerce market to grow 13.7% in 2024
It is expected to reach $66.7b in 2024.

Exclusives

Insurance Insurers face customer churn as prices rise in select products
Experts pin 3 ways to adapt to a more ‘demanding’ customer base.
Embracing technology and personalisation drives e-commerce in Indonesia
3 retail executives compare notes on rapid tech-driven growth of e-commerce at Retail Asia Forum.
Embracing hyperlocal retailing in Indonesia
Retail Asia Forum in Jakarta delved on the complexities of implementing hyperlocal retail strategies in a country as diverse as Indonesia.
PT ABC President Indonesia touts retail with personalised digital campaign
COO Dwi Hatmadji showcases successful Gen Z and millennial engagement strategy at Retail Asia Forum 2024
What new brands need to succeed in Asian markets
Price sensitivity remains a critical factor especially in essential categories like food and beverages.
AI prompts fearless dive into corporate reinvention
Siam Piwat Group’s digital chief touts AI’s transformative power in boosting customer value, personalisation, and brand trust.
Indonesia’s future of retail lies in a blended approach
Industry leaders discuss the innovative strategies to meet evolving consumer needs at Retail Asia Forum 2024

Join the Asian Business Review community