Singapore’s life insurance sector reports record breaking 2017
Singapore’s life insurance industry crossed a significant milestone in 2017 with new business premiums passing S$4bn (£2.2bn, $3bn, €2.5bn) for the year, the city state’s Life Insurance Association (LIA) announced.
News 26 Jan 18
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