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Preliminary Banking Industry Country Risk Assessments In 23 Countries Jan 11

  • ID: 1817573
  • January 2011
  • Standard & Poors
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  • Canada
  • India (Republic of)
  • Japan
  • Korea (Republic of)
  • New Zealand
  • Spain (Kingdom of)
  • MORE

For well over a decade, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has assessed national banking industries as part of its approach to evaluating the creditworthiness of individual banks. Starting in 2009, we commenced a review of our Banking Industry Country Risk Assessment (BICRA) methodology with the intention of increasing the significance of the systemwide analysis of banking industries in our credit ratings on individual banks. As a result, we proposed a change to our methodology with the publication of "Request for Comment: Methodology For Determining Banking Industry Country Risk Assessments" on May 13, 2010. In response to comments we have received since then, we further modified and reopened the request for comment as part of our proposed criteria for rating banks,...

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- Australia (Commonwealth of)
- Canada
- New Zealand
- Sweden (Kingdom of)
- France (Republic of)
- Japan
- United Kingdom
- Spain (Kingdom of)
- Germany (Federal Republic of)
- Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region)
- Swiss Confederation
- Korea (Republic of)
- United States of America
- Netherlands (State of The)
- Brazil (Federative Republic of)
- Taiwan (Republic of China)
- India (Republic of)
- China (People's Republic of )
- Turkey (Republic of)
- Russian Federation
- Kazakhstan (Republic of)
- VTB Bank JSC
- Italy
- Mexico

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