HONG KONG--()--Regulatory reform and the 2011 floods continue to generate pressure for Thailand’s non-life insurance industry as it contends with uncertain loss development, stricter capital requirements and a stagnant investment market, according to a newly released report from A.M. Best Co. Nevertheless, the industry sees the need for a stronger structure that will enhance its competitiveness within the upcoming Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) free-trade agreement. Thailand is positioning itself for a larger role in the region, given its proximity to the opening of Indochina markets in Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia.
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