The government has solicited credit ratings from two credit rating agencies: S&P Global Ratings and Fitch Ratings. For long-term debt, they are AA+ (stable outlook) and AA+ (stable outlook), respectively. In addition, other credit rating agencies such as Scope Ratings and DBRS Morningstar provide unsolicited ratings.
Solicited credit ratings for central government debt
|Calendar dates for credit rating announcements in 2021:|
|3 September 2021||S&P Global Ratings|
|22 October 2021||Fitch Ratings|
The State Treasury publishes, as a general rule, the decisions of the rating agencies on a Saturday following the rating decision.
|Credit rating agency||Short-term||Long-term||Latest reports||Press releases|
|S&P Global Ratings||A-1+||AA+
|RatingsDirect Finland, 8 March 2021 (pdf)|
|Rating Report, 4 May 2021 (pdf)|
Unsolicited credit ratings for central government debt
|Credit rating agency||Short-term||Long-term||Press releases|
|Scope takes no action on the Republic of Finland (11 December, 2020)|
|DBRS Morningstar||R-1 (high), stable trend||AA (high), stable trend|