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The Rise of Interconnected Risks

Business interruption (BI) and supply chain, natural catastrophes, and fire/explosion are the major risks which continue to occupy the attention of companies at the start of 2014, according to the third annual Allianz Risk Barometer, which surveys over 400 corporate insurance experts from more than 30 countries.

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> Download the appendix "Country and Regional Information on Business Risks 2014"

Allianz Risk Barometer survey – participants and methodology

The third annual Allianz Risk Barometer survey was conducted among risk consultants, underwriters, senior managers and claims experts within both AGCS and local Allianz entities in October and November 2013, with a focus on
the corporate insurance sector for both large industrial and mid-sized companies.

There were 405 respondents from a total of 33 countries. As multiple answers for up to two industries were possible, 557 answers were delivered.

Participants were asked to name industries about which they are particularly knowledgeable and then name up to three risks they believe to be of most importance for their clients within each industry. In addition, they identified risks they thought their clients significantly underestimate.