This chapter includes the following articles.
One of the largest in the GCC, Saudi Arabia’s insurance industry is expanding at a rate which some believe will soon see it surpass the UAE to claim the title of regional leader. 33 insurers are currently licensed to operate in the Saudi market, while a further three have been approved for establishment. This makes for a crowded sector, with intense competition played out largely in the arena of premium prices. This chapter contains an interview with Abdullah Al Sharif, Secretary-General, Council of Cooperative Health Insurance (CCHI).