Prudential Assurance Vietnam reported a new business premium of 615 billion VND (30 million USD) during the first half of the year, an increase of 21.2 percent year on year.

Total premium income increased to 2.8 trillion VND (137 million USD), a rise of 12.3 percent, which in turn accounted for a 38 percent market share, total assets reaching 30 trillion VND (1.5 billion USD), an increase of 13.3 percent.

Prudential Plc, at the same time, experienced a 20 percent rise in new business profit while International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) operating profit and European Embedded Value (EEV) operating profit increased by 25 and 28 percent, respectively./.