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As is the case for many of the major industries in that country, Japan's insurance sector differs markedly
from its counterparts in other countries in important respects. In part because of mega-mergers (particularly
in the non-life segment), companies have enormous scale by any standards. Insurers are an integral part of
the peculiar financial sector of Japan, in which accumulated savings are enormous and are often channelled
to the government and its agencies through Japanese government bonds (JGBs) or other securities.
Perhaps most crucially, the markets are orderly. Notwithstanding that some major lines (such as the autorelated
business written by many of the major non-life companies) there is an absence of cutthroat
competition. Barriers to entry to foreign groups are high. However, they are not insurmountable. Particular
foreign groups with the absolute size, capital strength, brands, expertise in developing annuity products
(especially) and long-established distribution relationships continue to flourish in Japan.