Premium income at Chinese insurers jumped 49% year-on-year to US$116.18 billion (RMB793.96 billion) in the first nine months of the year, the China Securities Journal
reported, citing China Insurance Regulatory Commission figures. It said revenues from insurance premiums were likely to break the RMB1 trillion (US$146.33 billion) threshold this year. The newspaper
also reported that total assets at Chinese insurers would amount to US$468.24 billion (RMB3.2 trillion) as at the end of September 2008.