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GradeMoody'sS&PFitch
PrimeAaaAAAAAA
High gradeAa1AA+AA+
Aa2AAAA
Aa3AA-AA-
Upper medium gradeA1A+A+
A2AA
A3A-A-
Lower medium gradeBaa1BBB+BBB+
Baa2BBBBBB
Baa3BBB-BBB-
Non-investment grade
speculative
Ba1BB+BB+
Ba2BBBB
Ba3BB-BB-
Highly speculativeB1B+B+
B2BB
B3B-B-
Substantial risksCaa1CCC+CCC+
Caa2CCCCCC
Caa3CCC-CCC-
Extremely speculativeCaCCCC
C
In default with little
prospect for recovery
SDRD
In defaultCDD
DD
DDD
Not ratedWRNR
GradeMoodysS&PFitch
High gradeP-1A-1+F1+
Upper medium gradeP-1A-1F1
Lower medium gradeP-2A-2F2
Non-investment grade
speculative
P-3A-3F3
Highly speculativeBB
Extremely speculativeNPCC

Sovereign credit rating, is an evaluation made by a credit rating agency and evaluates the credit worthiness of the issuer (country or government) of debt.
The credit rating is used by individuals and entities that purchase debt by governments to determine the likelihood that will pay its debt obligations.