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Overseas Credit Ratings

Moody's international credit rating status
Rating Date Moody's Credit Ratings
2010.04 A1 
2009.03 A2 
2006.05 A1 
2003.01 A3 
2002.05 Baa2 
1993.03 Baa3
1997.11 A3
1992.06 A1
Status of international credit rating S&P
Rating Date S&P Credit Ratings
2012.09 A+ 
2005.07 A
2002.07 A- 
2002.06 BBB+ 
1999.11 BBB 
1999.01 BBB- 
1998.04 BB+ 
1997.12 B+ 
1997.11 A- 
1997.01 A+ 
1995.05 AA- 
1992.06 A+ 

Rating Definition

Moody's and S   P's credit rating system
  Moody's S&P Definition
Eligible
Investment Ratings
Ratings
Aaa
AAA
Extremely strong financial commitment and the lowest risk of investment
Aa1
Aa2
Aa3
AA+
AA
AA-
Very strong financial commitment and higher risk of investment than AAA rating
A1
A2
A3
A+
A
A-
Somewhat more susceptible to the adverse effects of changes in circumstances and economic conditions. However, the ability of payment is still strong
Baa1
Baa2
Baa3
BBB+
BBB
BBB-
Adequate protection parameters. In spite of the present stability, it might be vulnerable to payment in a long term
Ineligible
Investment
Ratings
Ba1
Ba2
Ba3
BB+
BB
BB-
More likely to have speculative characteristics. It is vulnerable to nonpayment in a long term
B1
B2
B3
B+
B
B-
More likely to have speculative characteristics. It is vulnerable to nonpayment in a long term
Caa
CCC
Having significant speculative characteristics. It is vulnerable to nonpayment in a long term
Ca
CC
susceptible to bankruptcy
C
C
The lowest condition for investment