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(Foreign Currency Long-Term Sovereign Debt Ratings)

The table contains rating evaluation of individual countries (sovereign rating). For rating evaluation of market subjects, e.g. banks, it is necessary to contact directly these institutions.

The methodology of conducting rating evaluation by individual agencies can be found on their web pages:


The table is updated as required

Investment grades
Aaa Germany, Netherlands, USA, Switzerland, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, New Zealand, Canada, Singapore, Australia, Luxembourg AAA Germany, Norway, Switzerland, Singapore, Denmark, Canada, Australia, Sweden, Luxembourg, Hong Kong Germany, Netherlands, Norway, USA, Switzerland, Singapore, Denmark, Sweden, Canada, Luxembourg, Australia
Aa1 Austria, United Kingdom, Finland AA+ Austria, Finland, Netherlands, USA Austria, Finland, Hong Kong
Aa2 France, Hong Kong, Korea, Kuwait AA Belgium, France, Korea, Kuwait, New Zealand, United Kingdom Belgium, France, Kuwait, New Zealand, United Kingdom
Aa3 Belgium, Chile, Taiwan AA- CZECH REPUBLIC, China, Estonia, Taiwan, Chile Korea, S. Arabia
A1 China, CZECH REPUBLIC, Estonia, Israel, Japan, S. Arabia A+ Ireland, Israel, Japan, S. Arabia, Slovakia Estonia, China, Chile, CZECH REPUBLIC, Israel, Slovakia, Taiwan
A2 Poland, Slovakia A Iceland, Slovenia Ireland,  Japan, Malta
A3 Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico A- Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Malta Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Poland, Slovenia
Baa1   BBB+ Kazakhstan, Mexico, Poland, Spain Iceland, Italy, Mexico, Spain
Baa2 Bulgaria, Italy, S. Africa, Spain BBB   Kazakhstan
Baa3 Hungary, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Romania, Slovenia BBB- Hungary, India, Indonesia, Italy, Romania Bulgaria, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Romania, Russia, S. Africa, Turkey
Non-investment grades
Ba1 Portugal, Russia, Turkey BB+ Bulgaria, Cyprus, Portugal, Russia, S. Africa Portugal
Ba2 Brazil, Croatia BB Brazil, Croatia, Macedonia, Turkey Brazil, Croatia, Macedoni, Serbia, Vietnam
Ba3 Serbia BB- Mongolia, Montenegro, Serbia, Vietnam Cyprus
B1 Albania, Cyprus, Vietnam B+ Albania Mongolia
B2   B Argentina, Bosna, Pakistan Argentina, Egypt
B3 Argentina, Bosnia, Egyp, Moldova, Mongolia, Pakistan B- Belarus, Egypt, Greece, Ukraine Ukraine
Caa1 Belarus CCC+    
Caa2 Cuba CCC   Greece
Caa3 Greece, Ukraine CCC-    
Ca   CC    
C   C    
SD   SD    
D   D    


Developmets of the rating of the CR

(Foreign Currency Long-Term Sovereign Debt Ratings)

  Moody's Standard and Poor's Fitch
1992 Ba1
1993 Baa3 BBB
1994 Baa2 BBB+
1995 Baa1 A A-
1996 Baa1 A A-
1997 Baa1 A BBB+
1998 Baa1 A- BBB+
1999 Baa1 A- BBB+
2000 Baa1 A- BBB+
2001 Baa1 A- BBB+
2002 A1 A- BBB+
2003 A1 A- A-
2004 A1 A- A-
2005 A1 A- A
2006 A1 A- A
2007 A1 A A
2008 A1 A A+
2009 A1 A A+
2010 A1 A A+
2011 A1 AA- A+
2012 A1 AA- A+
2013 A1 AA- A+
2014 A1 AA- A+
2015 A1 AA- A+
2016 A1 AA- A+
2017 A1 AA- A+

Last update: 29th June 2017