A meteorological committee of financial and insurance was set up

04-08-2017Source:China Meteorological News Press

On July 27, China Meteorological Services Association held the workshop on establishing a professional meteorological committee of financial and insurance. Delegations from more than 40 units and institutions of meteorology, insurance, disasters mitigation and finance attended the meeting.

In recent years, global warming has led to frequent occurrence of extreme weather events. Meteorological disasters accounted for more than 70% of the national natural disasters. This committee will set up the meteorological service platform for financial and insurance industry to share meteorological data, disasters information and experts resources, and to explore new ways of meteorological services.

The delegations put forward views and suggestions on construction planning, resources integration, risk rating and controlling. They said the establishment of this committee would provide powerful supports for meteorological disasters assessment and hoped to improve the comprehensive risk management on the financial insurance industry. (Aug.3)

Editor Hao Jing