The IMF Country Reports Series covers economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discussions with officials of the country, is published at the option of the member.
This paper examines the Insurance Regulation and Supervision for Cyprus's Financial Sector Assessment Program. The domestic nonlife market is dominated by motor insurance which accounted for 58 percent of net premiums. All Cypriot business is reinsured with nondomiciled reinsurers. Health insurance is regulated as nonlife business when written as add-ons to accident and sickness or as life business when written with life policies. A number of professional bodies and self-regulatory industry associations complement the regulatory regime for the insurance industry.