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China starts offering special earthquake insurance policies

7 Jul 2016, CaixinOnline

More than 40 Chinese insurers have started selling special policies to cover earthquake damage to homes, as part of a government-backed push to develop the market for catastrophe insurance. The China Inusurance Regulatory Commission says it is the first step to establishing a national disaster insurance scheme to relieve burden on government during reconstruction.





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