South Korea Credit Ratings

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Moody'sS&PFitchDBRS
RatingOutlookRatingOutlookRatingOutlookRatingOutlook
Aa2StableAAStableAA-StableNR-

Credit Rating History

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Rating Agency
Date
Previous Rating
Previous Rating
New Rating
New Outlook
S&P
Aug 8, 2016AA-StableAAStable
Moody's
Dec 18, 2015Aa3PositiveAa2Stable
S&P
Sep 15, 2015A+PositiveAA-Stable
Moody's
Apr 10, 2015Aa3StableAa3Positive
S&P
Sep 19, 2014A+StableA+Positive
S&P
Sep 13, 2012AStableA+Stable
Fitch
Sep 6, 2012A+PositiveAA-Stable
Moody's
Aug 27, 2012A1PositiveAa3Stable
Moody's
Apr 2, 2012A1StableA1Positive
Fitch
Nov 7, 2011A+StableA+Positive
Moody's
Apr 14, 2010A2StableA1Stable
Fitch
Sep 1, 2009A+NegativeA+Stable
Fitch
Nov 9, 2008A+StableA+Negative
Moody's
Jul 25, 2007A3Positive WatchA2Stable
Moody's
Jul 3, 2007A3PositiveA3Positive Watch
Moody's
Apr 25, 2006A3StableA3Positive
Fitch
Oct 23, 2005APositive WatchA+Stable
Fitch
Sep 19, 2005AStableAPositive Watch
S&P
Jul 27, 2005A-StableAStable
Moody's
Jun 11, 2004A3NegativeA3Stable

Table Key

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Grade
Moody'sS&PFitchDBRS
Prime
AaaAAAAAAAAA
High Grade
Aa1AA+AA+AA (high)
Aa2AAAAAA
Aa3AA-AA-AA (low)
Upper Medium Grade
A1A+A+A (high)
A2AAA
A3A-A-A (low)
Lower Medium Grade
Baa1BBB+BBB+BBB (high)
Baa2BBBBBBBBB
Baa3BBB-BBB-BBB (low)
Non-investment Grade Speculative
Ba1BB+BB+BB (high)
Ba2BBBBBB
Ba3BB-BB-BB (low)
Highly Speculative
B1B+B+B (high)
B2BBB
B3B-B-B (low)
Substantial Risks
Caa1CCC+CCC+CCC
Caa2CCCCCCCCC
Caa3CCC-CCC-CCC
Extremely Speculative
CaCCCCCCC
CCCC
In Default with Little Prospect for Recovery
CDRDRD
In Default
SDSD
CDDD
DDDD
DDDDDD
Not Rated
NRNRNRNR