The government has solicited credit ratings from three credit rating agencies: S&P Global Ratings, Moody’s Investors Service and Fitch Ratings. For long-term debt, they are AA+ (stable outlook), Aa1 (stable outlook) and AA+ respectively (stable outlook).
Calendar dates for rating announcements in 2021 to be announced.
The State Treasury publishes, as a general rule, the decisions and possible reports of the rating agencies on a Monday following the rating decision.
The credit ratings for central government debt and the latest rating reports:
|Credit rating agency||Short-term||Long-term||Reports|
|S&P Global Ratings||A-1+||AA+
|Research Update, 4 September 2020 (pdf)|
|Moody’s Investors Service||P-1||Aa1
|Credit Opinion, 24 July 2020 (pdf)|
|Full Rating Report, 3 November 2020 (pdf)|