Sovereign Rating And Country T&C Assessment Histories Aug 12

  • ID: 2200605
  • August 2012
  • Standard & Poors
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Standard & Poor's Ratings Services rates 128 sovereign governments and has transfer and convertibility (T&C) assessments for each country with a rated sovereign. During July, Standard & Poor's raised its sovereign ratings on Panama and the Philippines and lowered its sovereign ratings on Barbados. We revised our long-term sovereign rating outlook on Oman to stable from negative. We also raised our short-term ratings on a number of sovereigns with 'BBB' long-term ratings to 'A-2' because of a change in criteria. The list includes The Bahamas, Bahrain, Brazil (foreign currency), Mexico (foreign currency), and Peru (foreign currency). Also because of a change in criteria, we raised our short-term ratings on two sovereigns (Belarus and Pakistan) with 'B-' long-term ratings to 'B'....

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Australia (Commonwealth of) (Unsolicited Ratings),Austria (Republic of),Canada,Denmark (Kingdom of),Finland (Republic of),New Zealand,Norway (Kingdom of),Sweden (Kingdom of),Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela,France (Republic of) (Unsolicited Ratings),Japan (Unsolicited Ratings),United Kingdom (Unsolicited Ratings),Spain (Kingdom of),Germany (Federal Republic of) (Unsolicited Ratings),Belgium (Kingdom of) (Unsolicited Ratings),Italy (Republic of) (Unsolicited Ratings),Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region),Swiss Confederation (Unsolicited Ratings),Ireland (Republic of),Malaysia,Thailand (Kingdom of),Korea (Republic of),Singapore (Republic of) (Unsolicited Ratings),United States of America (Unsolicited Ratings),Iceland (Republic of),Netherlands (The) (State of) (Unsolicited Ratings),Portugal (Republic of),Brazil (Federative Republic of),Greece (Hellenic Republic),Israel (State of),Taiwan (Republic of China) (Unsolicited Ratings),India (Republic of) (Unsolicited Ratings),China (People's Republic of ),Tunisia (Republic of),Turkey (Republic of),Luxembourg (Grand Duchy of),Cyprus (Republic of),El Salvador (Republic of),Mexico,Hungary,Indonesia (Republic of),Chile (Republic of),Oman (Sultanate of),Colombia (Republic of),Philippines (Republic of the),Argentina (Republic of) (Unsolicited Ratings),Czech Republic,Uruguay (Oriental Republic of),Slovak Republic,Malta (Republic of),Pakistan (Islamic Republic of),South Africa (Republic of),Poland (Republic of),Bermuda,Paraguay (Republic of),Jordan (Hashemite Kingdom of),Qatar (State of),Romania,Trinidad and Tobago (Republic of),Slovenia (Republic of),Russian Federation,Kazakhstan (Republic of),Liechtenstein (Principality of),Egypt (Arab republic of),Latvia (Republic of),Croatia (Republic of),Panama (Republic of),Dominican Republic,Lebanon (Republic of),Costa Rica (Republic of),Lithuania (Republic of),Kuwait (State of),Morocco (Kingdom of),Estonia (Republic of),Peru (Republic of),Cook Islands,Ukraine,Bulgaria (Republic of),Bolivia (Plurinational State of),Papua New Guinea (Independent State of),Jamaica,Suriname (The Republic of),Barbados,Mongolia,Isle of Man,Ecuador (Republic of),Belize,Senegal (Republic of),Botswana (Republic of),Republic of Seychelles,Guatemala (Republic of),Grenada,Vietnam (Socialist Republic of),Bahrain (Kingdom of),Andorra (Principality of),Saudi Arabia (Kingdom of),Ghana (Republic of),Cameroon (Republic of),Commonwealth of The Bahamas (The),Benin (Republic of),Sri Lanka (Democratic Socialist Republic of),Burkina Faso,Republic of Mali,Republic of Madagascar,Mozambique (Republic of),Macedonia (Republic of),Montserrat,Serbia (Republic of),Montenegro (Republic of),Georgia (Government of),Nigeria (Federal Republic of),Bangladesh (People's Republic of),Republic of Fiji,Kenya (Republic of),Emirate of Abu Dhabi,Cambodia (Kingdom of) (Unsolicited Ratings),Belarus (Republic of),Gabonese Republic,Ras Al Khaimah (Emirate of),Aruba,Cape Verde (Republic of),Honduras (Republic of),Azerbaijan (Republic of),Uganda (Republic of),Guernsey (States of),Bosnia and Herzegovina,Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Angola (Republic of),Albania (Republic of),Zambia (Republic of),Curacao,Republic of Rwanda

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