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The coronavirus pandemic has affected the individual insurance lines to different degrees over the past year.
The Swiss Insurance Association (SIA) does not sell any insurance. Self-professed insurance advisors who claim to be from the SIA and offer insurance solutions by phone have no connection to the SIA.
In this extraordinary year, the insurance industry paid out an estimated total of CHF 1 billion in claims to policyholders in Switzerland in the context of losses related to Covid-19.
The Swiss Insurance Association SIA welcomes the Federal Council’s updated financial centre strategy, published on 4 December 2020.
The SIA understands what the initiators want to achieve but believes that it is the wrong way forward due to its unclear consequences for Switzerland as a business location.
Population growth, global mobility or ecological changes increase the risk of pandemics. Is pandemic risk insurable? The answer is, only with governance participation.