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Asia-Pacific Report Card Reveals Sovereign Credit Quality Stable With Positive Bias Jul 04 Product Image

Asia-Pacific Report Card Reveals Sovereign Credit Quality Stable With Positive Bias Jul 04

  • ID: 1886460
  • July 2004
  • Standard & Poors

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Cook Islands
  • Indonesia (Republic of)
  • Korea (Republic of)
  • Mongolia
  • New Zealand
  • Thailand (Kingdom of)
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Abstract
SINGAPORE (Standard & Poor's) July 22, 2004--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services sees a "positive bias" in sovereign credit quality and credit rating actions in the Asia- Pacific region, according to a report released today. The rating outlooks on five sovereigns are positive, namely China, Thailand, Pakistan, Indonesia, and the Cook Islands. The report, entitled "Asia-Pacific Report Card, August 2004" also provides updates on credit developments in each of the 18 rated sovereigns in the region. The region's economic recovery, which began in mid-2003, has continued into 2004. Revival in domestic demand--both consumption and investment--has occurred across most of Asia Pacific. This comes on top of ongoing robust export growth, partly stemming from intra-Asia trade from a booming China. Recent global...

Companies mentioned in this report are:
- Australia (Commonwealth of) (Unsolicited Ratings)
- New Zealand
- Japan (Unsolicited Ratings)
- Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region)
- Thailand (Kingdom of)
- Korea (Republic of)
- Singapore (Republic of) (Unsolicited Ratings)
- Taiwan (Republic of China) (Unsolicited Ratings)
- India (Republic READ MORE >

- Australia (Commonwealth of) (Unsolicited Ratings)
- New Zealand
- Japan (Unsolicited Ratings)
- Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region)
- Thailand (Kingdom of)
- Korea (Republic of)
- Singapore (Republic of) (Unsolicited Ratings)
- Taiwan (Republic of China) (Unsolicited Ratings)
- India (Republic of) (Unsolicited Ratings)
- China (People's Republic of )
- Indonesia (Republic of)
- Philippines (Republic of the)
- Pakistan (Islamic Republic of)
- Cook Islands
- Papua New Guinea (Independent State of)
- Mongolia
- Vietnam (Socialist Republic of)
- Sri Lanka (Democratic Socialist Republic of)

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