Country Ratings Update

April 2008
Credit Management;Apr2008, p15
Trade Publication
The article presents the seven-grade rating classification developed by Coface UK for different countries. The ratings assess the influence of the country's economic, financial and political outlook on the financial commitment of local companies. Countries could receive positive or negative rating which indicates improvement or deterioration in their political or economic environment. A1-A4 grades represent investment grade risks while B, C and D are below-investment grade risks. Two charts depicting countries with positive and negative ratings are provided.


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