French life insurance market net inflows for November 2017 were -€0.5bn.
From the beginning of the year 2017, insurance companies collected €120bn of premiums (compared to €121.4bn over the same period in 2016).
Payments to unit-linked products accounted for €33bn from the start of the year, i.e. 28 per cent of premiums.
Over the same period insurance companies paid out benefits of €113.2bn (compared to €105.1 billion over the same period in 2016).
Net inflows from the beginning of the year were €6.7bn.
At end November 2017 in-force life insurance business (mathematical provisions + profit sharing provisions) stood at €1,679bn (up 4 per cent year-on-year).