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Definition: Insurance services

Balance of Payments, Eurostat

Covers the provision of various types of insurance to non-residents by resident insurance enterprises, and vice versa. These services are estimated or valued by the service charges included in total premiums rather than by the total value of the premiums. It comprises Life insurance and pension funding (code 254), Freight insurance (code 255), Other direct insurance (code 256), Reinsurance (code 257) and Auxiliary services (code 258)
European Union, Regulation (EC) No 184/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 January 2005 on Community statistics concerning balance of payments, international trade in services and foreign direct investment (Official Journal of the European Union No L 35, 8.2.2005, p. 23 – 55)