The global outlook series on the Insurance Industry provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings. Illustrated with 68 fact-rich market data tables, the report offers a rudimentary overview of the industry and highlights latest trends and demand drivers. Regional markets briefly abstracted and covered include United States, Canada Europe (France, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom, Spain, and Russia among others), Asia Pacific (Japan, Australia, New Zealand, China, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam), Middle East, and Latin America (Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico. The report offers a compilation of recent mergers, acquisitions, and strategic corporate developments. Also included is an indexed, easy-to-refer, fact-finder directory listing the addresses, and contact details of 2143 companies worldwide.