Non-Life Insurance in Malaysia, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2020

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Timetric’s 'Non-Life Insurance in Malaysia Key Trends and Opportunities to 2020' report provides a detailed outlook by product category for the Malaysian non-life insurance segment, and a comparison of the Malaysian insurance industry with its regional counterparts.

It provides values for key performance indicators such as written premium, incurred loss, loss ratio, commissions and expenses, combined ratio, total assets, total investment income and retentions during the review period (2011–2015) and forecast period (2015–2020).

The report also analyzes distribution channels operating in the segment, gives a comprehensive overview of the Malaysian economy and demographics, explains the various types of natural hazards and their impact on the Malaysian insurance industry, and provides detailed information on the competitive landscape in the country.

The report brings together Timetric’s research, modeling and analysis expertise, giving insurers access to information on segment dynamics and competitive advantages, and profiles of insurers operating in the country. The report also includes details of insurance regulations, and recent changes in the regulatory structure.

Scope

This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the non-life insurance segment in Malaysia:

  • It provides historical values for the Malaysian non-life insurance segment for the report’s 2011–2015 review period, and projected figures for the 2015–2020 forecast period.
  • It offers a detailed analysis of the key categories in the Malaysian non-life insurance segment, and market forecasts to 2020.
  • It provides a comparison of the Malaysian non-life insurance segment with its regional counterparts
  • It analyzes the various distribution channels for non-life insurance products in Malaysia.
  • It analyzes various natural hazards and their impact on the Malaysian insurance industry
  • It profiles the top non-life insurance companies in Malaysia, and outlines the key regulations affecting them.

Key Highlights

  • The Malaysian non-life insurance segment expanded during the review period at a review-period CAGR of 6.0%.
  • The BNM has announced plans to restructure motor and fire insurance business through detariffication.
  • Motor insurance was the largest non-life category, accounting for 54.0% of the segment’s direct written premium in 2015.
  • Agencies remained the dominant distribution channel in the Malaysian non-life segment during the review period, accounting for 62.0% of the segment’s direct written premium in 2015.
  • Insurers are increasingly focusing on digitalization to enhance their customer services platforms.
  • The segment is concentrated, with the 10 leading companies accounting for 72.5% of the segment’s gross written premium in 2015.

Reasons to buy

  • Make strategic business decisions using in-depth historic and forecast market data related to the Malaysian non-life insurance segment, and each category within it.
  • Understand the demand-side dynamics, key market trends and growth opportunities in the Malaysian non-life insurance segment.
  • Assess the competitive dynamics in the non-life insurance segment.
  • Identify growth opportunities and market dynamics in key product categories.
  • Gain insights into key regulations governing the Malaysian insurance industry, and their impact on companies and the industry's future.

Companies mentioned

Allianz General Insurance Company (Malaysia) Bhd

MSIG Insurance (Malaysia) Bhd

Etiqa Insurance Bhd

Axa Affin General Insurance Bhd

Lonpac Insurance Bhd

Tokio Marine Insurans (Malaysia ...

Allianz General Insurance Company (Malaysia) Bhd

MSIG Insurance (Malaysia) Bhd

Etiqa Insurance Bhd

Axa Affin General Insurance Bhd

Lonpac Insurance Bhd

Tokio Marine Insurans (Malaysia) Bhd

ACE Jerneh Insurance Bhd

AIG Malaysia Insurance Bhd

Berjaya Sompo Insurance Bhd

RHB Insurance Bhd

Table of Contents

1 Key Facts and Highlights

2 Executive Summary

3 Economy and Demographics

4 Segment Outlook

4.1 Regional Comparison

4.2 Segment Indicators

4.2 ...

1 Key Facts and Highlights

2 Executive Summary

3 Economy and Demographics

4 Segment Outlook

4.1 Regional Comparison

4.2 Segment Indicators

4.2.1 Gross written premium and penetration

4.2.2 Claims

4.2.3 Profitability

4.2.4 Assets and investments

5 Outlook by Category

5.1 Property Insurance

5.1.1 Product overview

5.1.2 Premium

5.1.3 Claims

5.1.4 Profitability

5.2 Motor Insurance

5.2.1 Product overview

5.2.2 Premium

5.2.3 Claims

5.2.4 Profitability

5.3 Liability Insurance

5.3.1 Product overview

5.3.2 Premium

5.3.3 Claims

5.3.4 Profitability

5.4 Marine, Aviation and Transit Insurance

5.4.1 Product overview

5.4.2 Premium

5.4.3 Claims

5.4.4 Profitability

6 Distribution Channel Outlook

6.1 Analysis by Distribution Channel

6.1.1 Agencies

6.1.2 Direct Marketing

6.1.3 Brokers

6.1.4 Bancassurance

6.1.5 E-commerce

6.1.6 Other channels

7 Natural Hazards

7.1 Flooding

7.2 Earthquakes

7.3 Heatwave Conditions

7.4 Exposure

8 Competitive Landscape

8.1 Company Profiles

8.1.1 Allianz General Insurance Company (Malaysia) Bhd – company overview

8.1.2 MSIG Insurance (Malaysia) Bhd – company overview

8.1.3 Etiqa Insurance Bhd – company overview

8.1.4 Axa Affin General Insurance Bhd – company overview

8.1.5 Lonpac Insurance Bhd – company overview

9 Governance, Risk and Compliance

9.1 Legislation Overview and Historical Evolution

9.2 Latest Changes in Regulation

9.3 Legislation and Market Practice by Type of Insurance

9.3.1 Life insurance

9.3.2 Property insurance

9.3.3 Motor insurance

9.3.4 Liability insurance

9.3.5 Marine, aviation and transit insurance

9.3.6 Personal accident and health insurance

9.4 Compulsory Insurance

9.4.1 Motor third-party liability insurance

9.4.2 Travel insurance

9.4.3 Workmen’s compensation insurance

9.4.4 Insurance against liability for oil pollution

9.4.5 Foreign workers’ health insurance

9.4.6 Professional indemnity insurance

9.5 Supervision and Control

9.5.1 International Association of Insurance Supervisors

9.5.2 Central Bank of Malaysia or Bank Negara Malaysia

9.5.3 General Insurance Association of Malaysia

9.5.4 Life Insurance Association of Malaysia (LIAM)

9.6 Non-Admitted Insurance Regulation

9.6.1 Overview

9.6.2 Intermediaries

9.6.3 Market practices

9.6.4 Fines and penalties

9.7 Company Registration and Operations

9.7.1 Type of insurance organization

9.7.2 Establishing a local company

9.7.3 Foreign ownership

9.7.4 Types of license

9.7.5 Capital requirements

9.7.6 Solvency margins

9.7.7 Reserve requirements

9.7.8 Investment regulations

9.7.9 Statutory return requirements

9.7.10 Fee structure

9.8 Taxation

9.8.1 Insurance premium or policy taxation

9.8.2 Withholding taxes on premium paid overseas

9.8.3 Corporate tax

9.8.4 VAT

9.8.5 Captives

9.9 Legal System

9.9.1 Introduction

9.9.2 Access to court

9.9.3 Alternative dispute resolution (ADR)

10 Databook

10.1 Policies and Premium

10.2 Claims and Expenses

10.3 Assets and Investments

10.4 Direct Marketing

10.5 Insurance Brokers and Agencies

10.6 Bancassurance and Other Distribution Channels

10.7 Property Insurance

10.8 Property Insurance by Product

10.9 Motor Insurance

10.1 Motor Insurance by Product

10.11 Liability Insurance

10.12 Marine, Aviation and Transit Insurance

11 Definitions and Methodology

11.1 Definitions

11.2 Methodology

12 About Timetric

12.1 Contact Timetric

12.2 About Timetric

12.3 Timetric’s Services

12.4 Disclaimer

List of tables

Table 1: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Key Facts, 2014

Table 2: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Segment Shares of the Top Insurers, 2015

Table 3: Malaysian Government Credit ...

Table 1: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Key Facts, 2014

Table 2: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Segment Shares of the Top Insurers, 2015

Table 3: Malaysian Government Credit Ratings

Table 4: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Gross Written Premium (MYR Billion and US$ Billion), 2011–2015

Table 5: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Penetration (%), 2011–2015

Table 6: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Gross Written Premium (MYR Billion and US$ Billion), 2015–2020

Table 7: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Penetration (%), 2015–2020

Table 8: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Premium per Capita (MYR and US$), 2011–2015

Table 9: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Premium per Capita (MYR and US$), 2015–2020

Table 10: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Paid Claims (MYR Billion and US$ Billion), 2011–2015

Table 11: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Paid Claims (MYR Billion and US$ Billion), 2015–2020

Table 12: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Profitability Ratio (%), 2011–2015

Table 13: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Profitability Ratio (%), 2015–2020

Table 14: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Total Assets (MYR Billion and US$ Billion), 2011–2015

Table 15: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Total Assets (MYR Billion and US$ Billion), 2015–2020

Table 16: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Total Investment Income (MYR Million and US$ Million), 2011–2015

Table 17: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Total Investment Income (MYR Million and US$ Million), 2015–2020

Table 18: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Investment Portfolio (MYR Billion), 2011–2015

Table 19: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Investment Portfolio (MYR Billion), 2015–2020

Table 20: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Direct Written Premium by Category (MYR Billion),2011–2015

Table 21: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Direct Written Premium by Category (MYR Billion), 2015–2020

Table 22: Malaysian Property Insurance – Direct Written Premium by Sub-Category (MYR Million), 2011–2015

Table 23: Malaysian Property Insurance – Direct Written Premium by Sub-Category (MYR Million), 2015–2020

Table 24: Malaysian Property Insurance – Paid Claims (MYR Billion and US$ Million), 2011–2015

Table 25: Malaysian Property Insurance – Paid Claims (MYR Billion and US$ Million), 2015–2020

Table 26: Malaysian Property Insurance – Loss Ratio (%), 2011–2015

Table 27: Malaysian Property Insurance – Loss Ratio (%), 2015–2020

Table 28: Malaysian Motor Insurance – Direct Written Premium by Sub-Category (MYR Billion), 2011–2015

Table 29: Malaysian Motor Insurance – Direct Written Premium by Sub-Category (MYR Billion), 2015–2020

Table 30: Malaysian Motor Insurance – Paid Claims (MYR Billion and US$ Billion), 2011–2015

Table 31: Malaysian Motor Insurance – Paid Claims (MYR Billion and US$ Billion), 2015–2020

Table 32: Malaysian Motor Insurance – Loss Ratio (%), 2011–2015

Table 33: Malaysian Motor Insurance – Loss Ratio (%), 2015–2020

Table 34: Malaysian Liability Insurance – Direct Written Premium by Sub-Category (MYR Million), 2011–2015

Table 35: Malaysian Liability Insurance – Direct Written Premium by Sub-Category (MYR Million), 2015–2020

Table 36: Malaysian Liability Insurance – Paid Claims (MYR Million and US$ Million), 2011–2015

Table 37: Malaysian Liability Insurance – Paid Claims (MYR million and US$ Million), 2015–2020

Table 38: Malaysian Liability Insurance – Loss Ratio (%), 2011–2015

Table 39: Malaysian Liability Insurance – Loss Ratio (%), 2015–2020

Table 40: Malaysian Transport Network – Global Rankings

Table 41: Malaysian Marine, Aviation and Transit Insurance – Direct Written Premium by Sub-Category (MYR Billion), 2011–2015

Table 42: Malaysian Marine, Aviation and Transit Insurance – Direct Written Premium by Sub-Category (MYR Billion), 2015–2020

Table 43: Malaysian Marine, Aviation and Transit Insurance – Paid Claims (MYR Million and US$ Million), 2011–2015

Table 44: Malaysian Marine, Aviation and Transit Insurance – Paid Claims (MYR Million and US$ Million), 2015–2020

Table 45: Malaysian Marine, Aviation and Transit Insurance – Loss Ratio (%), 2011–2015

Table 46: Malaysian Marine, Aviation and Transit Insurance – Loss Ratio (%), 2015–2020

Table 47: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Direct Written Premium by Distribution Channel (MYR Billion), 2011–2015

Table 48: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Direct Written Premium by Distribution Channel (MYR Billion), 2015–2020

Table 49: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Percentage of Direct Written Premium, by Distribution Channel, 2011–2020

Table 50: Malaysian Average Annual Loss by Hazard, 1990–2014

Table 51: Malaysian Average Annual Loss by Hazard, 1990–2015

Table 52: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Segment Shares of the Leading Insurers (%), 2015

Table 53: Allianz General Insurance Company (Malaysia) Bhd – Key Facts

Table 54: Allianz General Insurance Company (Malaysia) Bhd – Key Financials (MYR Million), 2011–2015

Table 55: MSIG Insurance (Malaysia) Bhd – Key Facts

Table 56: MSIG Insurance (Malaysia) Bhd – Key Financials (MYR Million), 2011–2015

Table 57: Etiqa Insurance Bhd– Key Facts

Table 58: Etiqa Insurance Bhd – Key Financials (MYR Million), 2011–2015

Table 59: Axa Affin General Insurance Bhd – Key Facts

Table 60: Axa Affin General Insurance Bhd – Key Financials (MYR Million), 2011–2015

Table 61: Lonpac Insurance Bhd – Key Facts

Table 62: Lonpac Insurance Bhd – Key Financials (MYR Million), 2011–2015

Table 63: Malaysia – Insurance Regulatory Framework Key Features

Table 64: Malaysia – Life Insurance Regulatory Framework

Table 65: Malaysia – Property Insurance Regulatory Framework

Table 66: Malaysia – Fire Insurance: Perils and Premium Rate

Table 67: Malaysia – Premium Loading on Basic Rate

Table 68: Malaysia – Short Period Insurance Premium Rates

Table 69: Malaysia – Motor Insurance Regulatory Framework

Table 70: Malaysia – Motor Insurance Rating Tariff

Table 71: Malaysia – Liability Insurance Regulatory Framework

Table 72: Malaysia – Corporate Tax Rates for the Financial Year 2016

Table 73: Malaysian Insurance Industry – Policies and Premium, 2011–2015

Table 74: Malaysian Insurance Industry – Policies and Premium, 2015–2020

Table 75: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Claims and Expenses, 2011–2015

Table 76: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Claims and Expenses, 2015–2020

Table 77: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Assets and Investments, 2011–2015

Table 78: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Assets and Investments, 2015–2020

Table 79: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Direct Marketing, 2011–2015

Table 80: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Direct Marketing, 2015–2020

Table 81: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Insurance Brokers and Agencies, 2011–2015

Table 82: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Insurance Brokers and Agencies, 2015–2020

Table 83: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Insurance Brokers and Agencies, 2011–2015

Table 84: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Insurance Brokers and Agencies, 2015–2020

Table 85: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Property Insurance, 2011–2015

Table 86: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Property Insurance, 2015–2020

Table 87: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Property Insurance by Product, 2011–2015

Table 88: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Property Insurance by Product, 2015–2020

Table 89: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Motor Insurance, 2011–2015

Table 90: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Motor Insurance, 2015–2020

Table 91: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Motor Insurance by Product, 2011–2015

Table 92: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Motor Insurance by Product, 2015–2020

Table 93: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Liability Insurance, 2011–2015

Table 94: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Liability Insurance, 2015–2020

Table 95: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Marine, Aviation and Transit Insurance, 2011–2015

Table 96: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Marine, Aviation and Transit Insurance, 2015–2020

Table 97: Insurance Industry Definitions

List of figures

Figure 1: Malaysian Real GDP (MYR Billion), 2011–2020

Figure 2: Malaysian MYR –US$ Exchange Rate, 2011–2020

Figure 3: Malaysian Consumer Price Inflation (%), 2011 ...

Figure 1: Malaysian Real GDP (MYR Billion), 2011–2020

Figure 2: Malaysian MYR –US$ Exchange Rate, 2011–2020

Figure 3: Malaysian Consumer Price Inflation (%), 2011–2020

Figure 4: Malaysian Current Account Balance as Percentage of GDP (%), 2011–2015

Figure 5: Malaysian Unemployment Rate (%), 2011–2020

Figure 6: Malaysian Population by Age Group, 1991–2025

Figure 7: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance Penetration – Regional Comparison (%), 2015

Figure 8: Malaysian Insurance Segment Direct Written Premium Shares – Regional Comparison (%), 2015

Figure 9: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Gross Written Premium (MYR Billion), 2011–2020

Figure 10: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Penetration (%), 2011–2020

Figure 11: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Premium per Capita (MYR), 2011–2020

Figure 12: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Paid Claims (MYR Billion), 2011–2020

Figure 13: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Profitability Ratio (%), 2011–2020

Figure 14: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Total Assets (MYR Billion), 2011–2020

Figure 15: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Total Investment Income (MYR Billion), 2011–2020

Figure 16: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Investment Portfolio (MYR Billion), 2011–2020

Figure 17: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Investment Portfolio Dynamics by Category, 2011–2020

Figure 18: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Direct Written Premium by Category (MYR Billion), 2011–2020

Figure 19: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Direct Written Premium Dynamics by Category, 2011–2020

Figure 20: Malaysian Property Insurance – Direct Written Premium by Sub-Category (MYR Million), 2011–2020

Figure 21: Malaysian Property Insurance – Direct Written Premium Dynamics by Sub-Category, 2011–2020

Figure 22: Malaysian Property Insurance – Paid Claims (MYR Billion), 2011–2020

Figure 23: Malaysian Property Insurance – Earned Premium, Incurred Loss and Loss Ratio (MYR Billion and %), 2011–2020

Figure 24: Malaysian Motor Insurance – Total Registered Vehicles by Type , 2011–2015

Figure 25: Malaysian Motor Insurance – Direct Written Premium by Sub-Category (MYR Billion), 2011–2020

Figure 26: Malaysian Motor Insurance – Direct Written Premium Dynamics by Sub-Category, 2011–2020

Figure 27: Malaysian Motor Insurance – Paid Claims (MYR Billion), 2011–2020

Figure 28: Malaysian Motor Insurance – Earned Premium, Incurred Loss and Loss Ratio (MYR Billion and %), 2011–2020

Figure 29: Malaysian Liability Insurance – Direct Written Premium (MYR Million), 2011–2020

Figure 30: Malaysian Liability Insurance – Paid Claims (MYR Million), 2011–2020

Figure 31: Malaysian Liability Insurance – Earned Premium, Incurred Loss and Loss Ratio (MYR Billion and %), 2011–2020

Figure 32: Malaysia – Number of Domestic and Foreign Ship Arrivals, 2011–2015

Figure 33: Malaysian Marine, Aviation and Transit Insurance – Imports and Exports (MYR Billion), 2011–2015

Figure 34: Malaysian Marine, Aviation and Transit Insurance – Direct Written Premium (MYR Billion), 2011–2020

Figure 35: Malaysian Marine, Aviation and Transit Insurance – Paid Claims (MYR Billion), 2011–2020

Figure 36: Malaysian Marine, Aviation and Transit Insurance – Earned Premium, Incurred Loss and Loss Ratio (MYR Million and %), 2011–2020

Figure 37: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Direct Written Premium by Distribution Channel (%), 2011, 2015 and 2020

Figure 38: Malaysian – Frequency of Hazards by Type, 1990–2014

Figure 39: Malaysian Mortality by Hazards Type, 1990–2014

Figure 40: Malaysian Economic Loss by Hazards Type, 1990–2014

Figure 41: Malaysian Non-Life Insurance – Segment Shares of the Leading Insurers (%), 2015

Figure 42: Malaysia – Insurance Supervision and Control at Various Levels

Figure 43: Malaysia – Insurance Regulatory Frameworks for Company Registration and Operation

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