Infobank Research Bureau estimates that the plan the Department of Finance (MOF) to create architecture Insurance Indonesia will cause `autumn ‘for insurance companies, which would be the reduction in strong companies that have capital and the demise of insurance capital is less.
“Costs of capital are becoming increasingly important because it relates to the business of insurance companies that are absorbing the risk. The role of capital will be clearer when the Indonesian Insurance Architecture becomes a reality,” said Director of Research Bureau InfoBank, Eko B. Supriyanto, in the event announcement “Insurance 134 Rating InfoBank version 2005”, in Jakarta, Monday (20 / 6).
Previously, insurance companies also fell after the Treasury Department as an insurance regulator stressed the importance of capital for insurance companies or so-called “risk-based capital” (RBC) or capital adequacy ratio.
Regulations are strictly enforced beginning in December 2004 has caused as many as 14 insurance companies permit has been revoked by the Ministry of Finance.
Described According to the Bureau of Research, until the end of 2004 insurance companies are not able to meet the 120% RBC is twofold. But that does not remove the balance sheet or financial statements of the publication there are nine life insurance companies and six general insurance companies.
“While that is still sanctioned restrictions on business activities or PKU there are four insurance companies,” said Eko B. Supriyanto.
Apart from this, according to Eko, the insurance industry growth seen in Indonesia, where growth in gross premiums reached 33.08% of life insurance and general insurance premiums experienced perumbuhan 12.95% compared with the previous year.
“This means the insurance business continues to grow is actually still in the midst of starting the process of consolidation,” said Eko.
Eko is also considered that the insurance companies getting better at choosing a strategy for its investment portfolio, where the portfolio is no longer dominated by deposits.
“The portion of these deposits is now 25.45%, followed by investments in stocks and bonds, 24.66% and marketable securities amounting to 20.46%. Meanwhile, mutual funds and direct investments respectively 10.14% and 10.74%,” Eko said.
Described from a study of Bureau of Research, Insurance Rating Methodological approaches to financial statements 10 criteria: RBC, liquidity ratio, the ratio of technical reserves with current assets, the ratio of premiums to the premium reserve retention, changes in gross premium income, premium retention ratio itself with its own capital, investment ratio of technical reserves plus debt claims, the ratio of net claims expenses to net premiums, the ratio of revenue expenses with revenue, and the ratio of average income with their own capital.