ICBC Projects Nearly $1Billion in Profit From 2013-2016 ; Government Profit Scoops to Continue
It’s that time of year again. With the BC Government’s Budget also comes ICBC’s 2014-2016 Service Plan. As always, these documents give insight into the actual and projected financial health of ICBC.
ICBC is projecting nearly $1 Billion in profits from 2013-2016 and the Government plans to scoop an average of $160 Million annually over this period.
The below excerpt is from the Budget:
Insurance Corporation of British Columbia: ICBC’s net income is forecast to average
$214 million annually over the fiscal plan period. The outlook assumes average annual
growth of 1.7 per cent in the number of insured vehicles and a 4.0 per cent average
annual increase in claims costs. Over the fiscal plan period, ICBC is forecast to remit an
annual average $160 million of its excess Optional insurance capital to the consolidated
revenue fund to support core government services.
Here are the details of ICBC’s projected financial performance over this period: