Rus News Journal

Insurers of the USA have counted up storm losses


a Damage put by hurricanes Katrina and Rita the insurance industry, will make more than 40 mlrd dollars Such statement analysts of the largest resafety company in world Munich Re have made.
After inspection of the destroyed regions experts Munich Re have come to a conclusion that a damage from Katriny will be up to standard 30 mlrd of dollars. The destructions put by hurricane Rita are estimated from 5 to 10 mlrd dollars. According to statements, the volume of payments on damage Munich Re will make 780 million dollars after the taxation.
net profit most Munich Re in II quarter 2005. Has decreased on 74 % in comparison with the similar period of last year - to 628 million euro.
we will remind, by estimations of some experts, a consequence Katriny will turn back for 2006 losses in 200 mlrd dollars. And many in Washington are sceptical to that to the congress will be possible to facilitate this financial burden substantially. Separate analysts predict that in 2006. Budgetary deficiency of the USA will exceed 500 mlrd dollars For comparison: in 2004. This indicator made 412 mlrd dollars.
at the same time, the authorities of Texas estimate a damage caused to this American state by hurricane Rita in 8 mlrd dollars. The governor of staff Rik Perr has informed on it. Thus he has noticed that infrastuktura oil branch of Texas practically has not suffered, and very soon oil recovery in Gulf of Mexico will renew.
earlier many economists expressed opinion that one only hurricane Katrina will lead to decrease in second half of current year of an indicator of business activity in the USA on 1 %. Analysts also expected that as a result of hurricane Rita Will stop the work of 27,5 % of all oil refining industry of the USA, regarding it as national accident.