From The Report: Sri Lanka 2018
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With the economy expected to pick up pace in 2018, and steady expansion forecast over the coming years, the insurance sector is well placed to benefit. Regulatory changes are creating challenges for weaker firms, and encouraging even healthy companies to reconsider their positions, particularly in the non-life segment. This should lead to further consolidation, with the stronger players looking to expand. Major international insurers are already playing a role in this process, and the scope for growing penetration from a low base may see new entrants in the medium term. This chapter contains an interview with Ajith Gunawardena, CEO, Ceylinco General Insurance.