Taiwan – FSC Insurance Foreign Investment

Taiwan – FSC Insurance Foreign Investment

On 9 March 2021, TAI FSC proposed amendments to foreign investment.

  • TAI FSC proposed amendments to regulations governing foreign investments by insurance companies, regarding relaxation of foreign currency insurance policy limits.


  • In the formula for calculating foreign investment quotas, reserves for non-investment personal insurance in the insurance industry will be increased from 35% to 40%.
  • In line with amendments on Sukuk rules, deduct the total amount of foreign currency policy reserves invested in Sukuk from the calculation formula.
  • Consequential changes relating to increase in reserves for non-investment personal insurance, will be made to incentive standards and contents of the application form.
  • Insurance firms should provide exchange rate risk brochures when making sales, and include highest, average and lowest exchange rate scenarios in the last 10 years.
  • Sales agents must participate in a one-hour forex risk training course every year.


  • Consultation paper will be released soon; consultation will last 60 days from then.