Federal Government

Belgium's Rating

RATING AGENCY CURRENT RATING NEXT PUBLICATION
Fitch Ratings AA- confirmed, outlook stable (23.06.2017) 01.12.2017
Standard & Poors AA confirmed, outlook stable (13.01.2017)  
Moody's Aa3 confirmed, outlook stable (03.03.2017)  
DBRS AA (élevé) confirmed, stable trend (18.08.2017)  
Japanese Credit Rating Agency AAA confirmed, outlook stable (09.12.2016)  
Rating and Investment Information, Inc. AA+ confirmed, outlook stable (19.12.2016)  

 

Main rating agencies comparison

Standard & Poors Moody's Fitch Ratings  
Long term Short term Long term Short term Long term Short term  
AAA A-1+ AAA P-1 AAA F1+ Optimal security
AA+   AA1   AA+   Good quality at lower
average quality
AA   AA2   AA  
AA-   AA3   AA-  
A+ A-1 A1   A+ F1
A   A2   A  
A- A-2 A3 P-2 A- F2
BBB+   BAA1   BBB+  
BBB+ A-3 BAA2 P-3 BBB F3
BBB-   BAA3   BBB-  
BB+ B BA1 NOT BB+ B Speculative
BB   BA2 PRIME BB  
BB-   BA3   BB-  
B+   B1   B+  
B   B2   B  
B-   B3   B-  
CCC+ C CAA       Extremely speculative
CCC+   CA   CCC C
CCC-   C      
D   /   DDD   In default
        DD  
        D