China’s January-August Insurance Sector Statistics

The following table shows a summary of China’s insurance sector for January-August released by China Insurance Regulatory Commission.

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                                Aug.    July    June     May   April   March
Year-to-date                    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011
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                            ----------------- CNY Billion ------------------
Total assets                 5,643.8 5,607.4 5,747.0 5,364.4 5,335.9 5,406.4
 Investments                 3,584.6 3,572.7 3,439.3 3,417.4 3,422.6 3,389.9
 Bank deposits               1,617.5 1,598.2 1,765.8 1,550.8 1,526.8 1,625.7
 Insurance premiums          1,007.0   905.5   805.7   676.8   570.8   461.7
  Property                     308.2   272.7   236.0   191.2   153.9   113.3
  Personal                     698.8   632.9   569.7   485.6   416.9   348.4
   Life                        630.2   571.5   515.3   442.3   381.7   321.0
   Health                       46.1    41.4    36.8    28.9    23.7    18.7
   Personal accident            22.6    20.0    17.6    14.3    11.5     8.7
 Corporate pension annuity       n/a     n/a    21.4     n/a     n/a    16.9
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                                Aug.    July    June     May   April   March
Year-to-date                    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011
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                            ----------------- CNY Billion ------------------
 Insurance payouts             256.8   225.5   195.9   161.3   129.2    98.0
  Property                     129.7   110.8    93.7    75.8    58.6    42.9
  Personal                     127.0   114.7   102.2    85.5    70.6    55.1
   Life                         94.6    85.4    76.9    65.2    54.8    43.7
   Health                       27.4    25.0    21.6    17.3    13.4     9.6
   Personal accident             5.1     4.4     3.7     3.0     2.4     1.8
 Business/management fees      111.5    96.8    82.2    66.5    52.0    38.5
                            -------------- Year-to-date YoY% ---------------
Total assets                   18.7%   22.8%   27.0%   22.0%   23.6%   25.9%
 Investments                   18.1%   19.8%   18.8%   17.6%   21.2%   21.3%
 Bank deposits                 25.9%   29.5%   39.0%   35.3%   33.2%   40.2%
 Insurance premiums            -0.3%    0.2%    0.7%    0.5%    0.9%    1.7%
  Property                     17.2%   16.6%   16.9%   15.9%   14.8%   13.9%
  Personal                     -6.4%   -5.6%   -4.7%   -4.6%   -3.4%   -1.8%
   Life                        -7.7%   -6.7%   -5.8%   -5.5%   -4.2%   -2.5%
   Health                       1.3%    1.2%    1.0%    1.1%    0.4%    1.3%
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                                Aug.    July    June     May   April   March
                                2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011
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                            -------------- Year-to-date YoY% ---------------
   Personal accident           20.8%   20.5%   20.7%   21.0%   20.9%   23.3%
 Insurance payouts             29.9%   31.3%   33.0%   33.4%   32.7%   33.9%
  Property                     24.1%   23.5%   23.4%   21.7%   18.6%   18.0%
  Personal                     36.4%   39.8%   43.2%   45.8%   47.2%   49.6%
   Life                        31.2%   33.9%   37.7%   42.1%   45.6%   50.9%
   Health                      65.4%   73.6%   77.0%   72.8%   64.9%   55.2%
   Personal accident           13.0%   12.3%   11.9%   11.1%    8.9%    8.2%
 Business/management fees      22.9%   22.3%   21.6%   22.0%   19.8%   20.6%
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Note: Figures are for the year to date. Percent changes are calculated

by Bloomberg.

Source: China Insurance Regulatory Commission

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