Asia’s insurance sector has shown deep potential. Rising incomes, favourable demographic patterns and markets yet to be fully explored have made the region attractive to insurers and investors, both domestic and international. But the new decade has started on a challenging note. The impact of the COVID-19 outbreak has upended the insurance business, along with others, dramatically compounding the ill-effects of US-China trade tensions and a global economic slowdown.
How best can the industry bounce back? As major investors, how can insurers address the immediate fallout from the COVID-19 outbreak, and also plan for the future?
Now in its seventh year, the summit will for the first time be digital. FT Asia Insurance Summit: Adjusting strategies for resilient growth will feature online conversations with leading insurers, regulators, asset managers and technology experts to explore the best ways to build an industry for the long term.