Print This Page Email This Page
Insurance Sector Pays 327 Mln Yuan to Quake-ravaged Areas

Chinese insurers had paid 327 million yuan (US$46.7 million) in claims from areas affected by the May 12 earthquake as of June 18, the China Insurance Regulatory Commission said on Friday.

The total included 184 million yuan in life insurance and 143 million yuan in property insurance.

As of June 18, the sector had accepted 249,000 claims.

The death toll from the May 12 earthquake amounted to 69,180 as of Thursday noon, the State Council Information Office said.

Another 374,008 people were injured and 17,406 remained missing after the 8.0-magnitude quake that hit Sichuan and neighboring regions.

(Xinhua News Agency June 20, 2008)

Related Stories
- Insurance Sector Pays 307 Mln Yuan to Quake-ravaged Areas
- Insurance Sector Pays 288 Mln Yuan to Quake-ravaged Areas
- Insurance Firms Pay 200 Mln Yuan in Quake-related Claims
- Insurance Payment for Victims Made Easy
- Catastrophe Insurance System Urged as Insurers Suffer Little Quake Loss

Print This Page Email This Page
Clean Air Campaign Targets Buses, Trucks
Senior Official Stresses Importance of Agricultural Production
China, US Sign 10-year Energy, Environment Framework
Social Welfare Center Built in Quake-hit Shifang
China Completes New Hydropower Station on Yunnan Border River
China's Economic Prospects Remain Good, Rebalancing Still Needed

Product Directory
China Search
Country Search
Hot Buys