The premium volume of the UNIQA Group developed in a very satisfactory way in the first two months of 2010. Premium growth in property and casualty insurance was roughly 2.2% and in health insurance 3.0%. In life insurance, the premiums even increased by 11.9%. Overall, the growth in the months of January and February was an extremely positive 5.5%. While the premiums in Austria increased by 0.7%, the growth in the international markets was significantly stronger at 14.4%.