Life insurance industry fell 13.6% YoY

According to the LIA, the life insurance industry in Singapore had a total of S$1.05 billion in January to March 2023. Single premium products also fell 46% on a QoQ basis to S$355.7 million.

Amid Singapore’s slow economic growth in the first quarter of the year and talks about a possible recession in 2023, the decline can be associated with turbulent macroeconomic conditions as well as rising interest rates.

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On the other hand, annual premium products increased 24.7% QoQ to S$692 million total in weighted premiums.

In the first quarter of 2023, tied representatives played a major role in getting a S$12.3 billion sum assured. This accounted for 40.3% of the total sum assured during the period.

Financial advisory representatives also made a pivotal contribution. The group secured S$10.4 billion in sum assured. This accounted for 34.1% of the total assured sum for the period.

The industry recorded a total of S$30.5 billion in sum assured in the first quarter of 2023.

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