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Synopsis
Timetric’s 'Reinsurance in Japan, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2020' report provides detailed analysis of the market trends, drivers and challenges in the Japanese reinsurance segment.

It provides values for key performance indicators such as written premium, reinsurance ceded and reinsurance accepted during the review period (2011–2015) and forecast period (2015–2020).

The report also analyses information pertaining to the competitive landscape in the country, gives a comprehensive overview of the Japanese economy and demographics, and provides detailed analysis of natural hazards and their impact on the Japanese insurance industry.

The report brings together Timetric’s research, modeling and analysis expertise to enable reinsurers to identify segment dynamics and competitive advantages, and access profiles of reinsurers operating in the country.

Summary
Timetric’s 'Reinsurance in Japan, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2020' report provides in-depth market analysis, information and insights into the Japanese reinsurance segment, including:

- An outlook of the Japanese reinsurance segment

- A comprehensive overview of the Japanese economy and demographics

- Detailed analysis of natural hazards and their impact on the Japanese insurance industry

- The competitive landscape in the Japanese reinsurance segment

Scope
This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the reinsurance segment in Japan:

- It provides historical values for the Japanese reinsurance 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 Japanese reinsurance segment, and market forecasts to 2020.

- It provides a detailed analysis of the reinsurance ceded from various direct insurance segments in Japan, and the reinsurance segment's growth prospects.

- It analyzes various natural hazards and their impact on the Japanese insurance industry


Reasons To Buy
- Make strategic business decisions using in-depth historic and forecast market data related to the Japanese reinsurance segment, and each category within it.

- Understand the demand-side dynamics, key market trends and growth opportunities in the Japanese reinsurance segment.

- Identify growth opportunities and market dynamics in key product categories.

- Gain insights into key regulations governing the Japanese insurance industry, and their impact on companies and the industry's future.

Key Highlights
- There are two specialized domestic reinsurers operating in Japan – Toa Reinsurance and Japan Earthquake Reinsurance – along with foreign-owned reinsurers.

- Reinsurance renewal rates fell in 2015, due to improved market conditions and excess capital generated as a consequence of an increase in sales of earthquake insurance, which was due to a rise in premium rates.

- Japan’s geographical location makes it a hotspot for seismic activity. The country is prone to catastrophes such as earthquakes, tsunamis, typhoons and floods.

- Improvements in reinsurance capacity and earnings are expected to encourage the entry of new participants.

Table Of Contents

Reinsurance in Japan, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2020
Table of Contents
1 Key Facts and Highlights
2 Executive Summary
3 Economy and Demographics
4 Reinsurance outlook
4.1 Reinsurance Segment Size, 2011-2020
4.1.1 Total Reinsurance Premium Accepted
4.2 Reinsurance Segment Size by Premium Ceded, 2011-2020
5 Natural and Man-made Hazards
5.1 Earthquake and Tsunamis
5.2 Volcanic Activity
5.3 Typhoons
5.4 Floods
5.5 Exposure
6 Competitive Landscape
6.1 Company Profiles
6.1.1 The Toa Reinsurance Company Ltd - company overview
6.1.2 Japan Earthquake Reinsurance Co., Ltd - company overview
7 Definition and Methodology
7.1 Definitions
7.2 Methodology
8 About Timetric
8.1 Contact Timetric
8.2 About Timetric
8.3 Timetric's Services
8.4 Disclaimer


List of Tables
Table 1: Japanese Reinsurance - Key Facts, 2015
Table 2: Japanese Government Credit Ratings
Table 3: Japanese Reinsurance - Total Premium Accepted (JPY Trillion and US$ Billion), 2011-2015
Table 4: Japanese Reinsurance - Total Premium Accepted (JPY Trillion and US$ Billion), 2015-2020
Table 5: Japanese Reinsurance - Premium Ceded by Type of Insurance (JPY Billion), 2011-2015
Table 6: Japanese Reinsurance - Premium Ceded by Type of Insurance (JPY Billion), 2015-2020
Table 7: Japanese Life Insurance - Percentage of Reinsurance Ceded (%), 2011-2015
Table 8: Japanese Life Insurance - Percentage of Reinsurance Ceded (%), 2015-2020
Table 9: Japanese Non-Life Insurance - Percentage of Reinsurance Ceded (%), 2011-2015
Table 10: Japanese Non-Life Insurance - Percentage of Reinsurance Ceded (%), 2015-2020
Table 11: Japanese Personal Accident and Health Insurance - Percentage of Reinsurance Ceded (%), 2011-2015
Table 12: Japanese Personal Accident and Health Insurance - Percentage of Reinsurance Ceded (%), 2015-2020
Table 13: Japanese Average Annual Loss by Hazard
Table 14: Japanese Reinsurance Industry - Market Shares of Leading Insurers (%), 2015
Table 15: The Toa Reinsurance Company Ltd - Key Facts
Table 16: The Toa Reinsurance Company Ltd - Key Financials (JPY Billion), 2011-2015
Table 17: Japan Earthquake Reinsurance Co., Ltd - Key Facts
Table 18: Japan Earthquake Reinsurance Co., Ltd - Key Financials (JPY Billion), 2011-2015
Table 19: Insurance Industry Definitions


List of Figures
Figure 1: Japanese Real GDP (JPY Trillion), 2011-2020
Figure 2: JPY-US$ Exchange Rate, 2011-2020
Figure 3: Japanese Consumer Price Inflation (%), 2011-2020
Figure 4: Japanese Current Account Balance as Percentage of GDP (%), 2011-2015
Figure 5: Japanese Unemployment Rate, 2011-2020
Figure 6: Japanese Population by Age Group, 1990-2025
Figure 7: Japanese Reinsurance - Total Premium Accepted (JPY Trillion), 2011-2020
Figure 8: Japanese Reinsurance - Premium Ceded by Type of Insurance (JPY Billion), 2011-2020
Figure 9: Japanese Reinsurance - Premium Ceded Dynamics by Type of Insurance, 2011-2020
Figure 10: Japanese Life Insurance - Percentage of Reinsurance Ceded (%), 2011-2020
Figure 11: Japanese Non-Life Insurance - Percentage of Reinsurance Ceded (%), 2011-2020
Figure 12: Japanese Personal Accident and Health Insurance - Percentage of Reinsurance Ceded (%), 2011-2020
Figure 13: Japanese - Frequency of Hazards by Type, 1990-2014
Figure 14: Japanese Mortality by Hazards Type, 1990-2014
Figure 15: Japanese Economic Loss by Hazards Type, 1990-2014
Figure 16: Japanese Reinsurance Industry - Market Shares of Leading Insurers (%), 2015


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