Press Releases - Category: Country
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Monday, Jul 27, 2020
MARC has affirmed the State of Kuwait’s (Kuwait) foreign currency sovereign rating of AAA with a stable outlook based on MARC’s national rating scale. The rating reflects Kuwait’s robust fiscal and external buffers.  Its credit strengths are, however, tempered by its heavy reliance on oil, as well as weak governance and institutions. The stable outlook is based on MARC’s expectation o...

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Monday, Aug 26, 2019
MARC has affirmed the State of Kuwait’s (Kuwait) foreign currency sovereign rating of AAA with a stable outlook based on its national rating scale. The rating reflects Kuwait’s stable economic system backed by sizeable hydrocarbon reserves, and robust fiscal and external buffers. Its credit strengths are, however, tempered by heavy reliance on oil and weak governance and institutions. The sta...

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Monday, Aug 13, 2018
MARC has affirmed its public information foreign currency sovereign rating of AAA/stable on Kuwait, based on its national rating scale. The rating reflects Kuwait’s stable economic system that is supported by large oil reserves, large financial buffers, as well as a strong external balance sheet. Its rating strengths are, however, tempered by the economy’s dependence on oil and weak governanc...

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Monday, Oct 02, 2017
MARC has affirmed the State of Kuwait’s (Kuwait) foreign currency sovereign rating of AAA with a stable outlook based on its national rating scale. The rating is underpinned by Kuwait’s substantial proven crude oil reserves. One of the world’s richest countries, it has one of the Middle East’s oldest and most financially stable economic systems. Thanks to oil revenue, which continues...

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Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016
MARC has affirmed the State of Kuwait’s (Kuwait) foreign currency sovereign rating of AAA with a stable outlook based on MARC’s national rating scale. The rating reflects MARC’s opinion of the sovereign’s ability to meet its foreign currency obligations in full and on time. The rating also serves as a country ceiling for ringgit-denominated debt issued locally by issuers domiciled in Kuwa...

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Thursday, Nov 12, 2015
MARC has affirmed the State of Kuwait’s (“Kuwait”) foreign currency sovereign rating of AAA with a stable outlook based on its national rating scale. The rating reflects MARC’s opinion of the sovereign’s ability to meet its foreign currency obligations in full and on time. The government of Kuwait has no debt rated by MARC. The rating also serves as a country ceiling for ringgit-denomin...

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Tuesday, Oct 07, 2014
MARC has assigned a foreign currency sovereign rating of ‘AAA’ with a stable outlook to the State of Kuwait (Kuwait) based on the rating agency’s national rating scale. The government of Kuwait has no debt rated by MARC. The foreign currency debt country ceiling applies to ringgit-denominated issuances by entities domiciled in Kuwait to reflect the transfer and convertibility (T&...

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