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  • Swiss Re Corporate Solutions launches Insur8

    11 July 2017

    Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, the commercial insurance arm of the Swiss Re Group, launched Insur8, the first-ever typhoon warning insurance product for businesses operating in Hong Kong.

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  • Big data approaches to crop insurance in Asia (PDF, 972kb)

    17 August 2016

    Administering crop insurance in Asian countries with small fragmented agriculture land holdings is an expensive affair, but
    costs can be substantially lowered with the introduction of index-based or parametric insurance schemes. These are managed,
    however, through relatively generic data measurements that do not always capture the experiences of individual farmers.

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  • Risk cities: Bangkok (PDF, 732kb)

    14 July 2015

    The impact of extreme weather is painful and expensive. This is because the world population and asset concentrations are increasing, especially in the cities of the developing world, many of which lie either on the coast or on major waterways close to it. Bangkok is one case in point. The latest edition in Swiss Re's Risky cities series examines the risks.

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  • Flood focus: Vietnam (PDF, 613kb)

    26 June 2015

    Vietnam is one of the important high growth economies in Asia, but the country's major cities are prone to flooding due to being located on the coast or on flood plains. This publication examines these issues and offers solutions.

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