The Commission considered the epizootic situation in the country at the moment and measures to prevent the spread of African swine fever (ASF).
"For the insurance community is fundamentally important to the implementation of an integrated approach to risk APK and including in animal husbandry, including measures to counter risks of ASF, – said the President of the NRA of the Roots of biggov. – NSA supports the concept of preventive measures to reduce the threat of spreading dangerous diseases. Practice shows that today's insurance organizations in their work with pastoralists increasingly Orient their processes not only to manage the ongoing losses, but together practicing with the insured by enterprises of measures to prevent introduction of infection".
NSA is in constant interaction with the industry and livestock community on topics related to the organization of insurance against risks of dangerous diseases and the development of methods of risk management, said the Roots of biggov. "According to the insurers, of the epidemic – is a major risk to the livestock industry of Russia, – said the President of NSA.– Since the introduction of state insurance of animals in 2013 and 2018, payments on them are almost 98% of all insurance payments for this type of insurance."
According to NSA, the largest insured loss in the livestock sector in Russia is associated with an outbreak of foot and mouth disease of pigs in the Primorsky region in 2019, in which one of the companies-members of the NSA have carried out the insurance indemnity in the amount of RUB 570 million Other examples include insurance payment for the avian flu in the Penza region in the amount of 370 million, a settlement loss from a series of ASF outbreaks in the insured enterprises in Belgorod region in the amount of 211 million roubles, payment on the outbreak of the same disease in the Ryazan region in the amount of 83 million rubles, and others.
"According to statistics, NSA, beginning in 2013, payments by insurers-members of the Union on epizootic risks exceeded 2.2 billion. The bulk of these payments is the remuneration for the distribution of cases of African swine fever, avian influenza, said the Roots of biggov. – While there is a clear tendency to increase the size of the one-time payment for one insured event that is connected including with the increasing demand for livestock insurance coverage. If in 2014, the average policy for livestock insurance with state support, provided for maximum liability of the insurance company in the event of a loss of 150 million roubles to the enterprises on average need protection in the amount of 280 million rubles under one contract. That is, the average insurance liability under the policy for livestock grew by 86%".
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