Standard & Poor's credit rating for Trinidad and Tobago stands at BBB with stable outlook. Moody's credit rating for Trinidad and Tobago was last set at Ba1 with stable outlook. In general, a credit rating is used by sovereign wealth funds, pension funds and other investors to gauge the credit worthiness of Trinidad and Tobago thus having a big impact on the country's borrowing costs. This page includes the government debt credit rating for Trinidad and Tobago as reported by major credit rating agencies.



AgencyRatingOutlookDate
S&PBBB Stable Jul 09 2019
S&PBBB+ Negative Apr 28 2018
Moody'sBa1 Stable Apr 25 2017
S&PBBB+ Stable Apr 21 2017
S&PA- Negative Apr 22 2016
Moody'sBaa3 Negative Apr 15 2016
Moody'sBaa2 Negative Watch Mar 04 2016
S&PA Negative Dec 24 2015
S&PA Negative Dec 24 2015
Moody'sBaa2 Negative Apr 30 2015
S&PA Stable Sep 14 2009
S&PA Negative Watch Feb 03 2009
S&PA Stable Aug 15 2008
S&PA- Positive Sep 27 2007
Moody'sBaa1 Stable Jul 13 2006
Moody'sBaa2 Stable Aug 09 2005
S&PA- Stable Jul 21 2005
S&PBBB+ Positive Jun 16 2004
S&PBBB Stable Apr 02 2003
S&PBBB- Positive Feb 26 2002
Moody'sBaa3 Stable Apr 06 2000
Moody'sBa1 Positive Watch Jan 11 2000
S&PBBB- Stable Sep 13 1999
S&PBB+ Positive Mar 14 1996
Moody'sBa1 Stable Oct 10 1995
Moody'sBa2 Stable Feb 08 1993


 S&PMoody'sFitchDBRSTE
B+ B1 35
BBB BBB+ 62
B- B3 B 26
CCC- Caa2 CC CC 12
Ba3 B+ 35
BBB+ BBB- 60
AAA Aaa AAA AAA 100
AA+ Aa1 AA+ AAA 96
BB+ Ba2 BB+ 50
BB+ Baa3 52
B+ B2 BB- 35
BB- Ba3 BB- 40
SD Caa1 15
B B3 B 26
AA Aa3 AA- AA (high) 88
B- B3 20
B+ B2 B 32
A+ A2 N/A 78
BB- Ba3 BB- 40
B B3 27
A- A2 72
BB- Ba2 BB- BB (low) 42
BBB- Baa2 BBB 58
B 25
N/A B2 30
B B2 B 30
AAA Aaa AAA AAA 99
B B 30
Aa3 85
A+ A1 A N/A 80
A+ A1 A+ A (high) 80
BBB- Baa2 BBB BBB 58
CCC+ Caa1 20
B+ B1 B+ 38
BBB- Ba2 BBB- 50
Caa2 15
BBB- Ba2 BBB- BBB (low) 50
AA- A1 AA- 81
AAA Aaa AAA AAA 100
BB- Ba3 BB- 38
B- B3 B- 25
B B2 B+ 30
B- B3 B- 23
AA- A1 AA- AA (low) 81
B B1 B 31
AA Aaa AAA AAA 98
BB- Ba3 37
AA+ Aa1 AA+ AA (high) 96
AA Aa2 AA AAA 92
N/A Caa1 B 26
BB- Ba2 BB 43
AAA Aaa AAA AAA 100
B B3 B 26
B+ B1 BB- BB (low) 35
SD
BB- Ba1 BB 45
BB- B1 35
AA+ Aa2 AA 91
BBB Baa3 BBB 56
A A3 A 73
BBB- Baa2 BBB- BBB 56
BBB Baa2 BBB 58
B- Caa1 B- 25
A+ A2 A+ A (high) 76
N/A Aa2 92
AA- A1 A+ 80
BBB Baa3 BBB BBB (high) 62
Ba3 B+ 38
B B3 B+ 28
A+ A1 A A (high) 77
B+ B1 BB- 35
BBB- Baa3 BBB 56
B+ B2 B+ 35
AA Aa2 AA 90
NR B2 30
A A3 A- A (low) 71
B- Caa1 CCC 23
B 35
AAA 100
A A3 A- A 72
AAA Aaa AAA AAA 100
Aa3 AA 85
BB- BB+ 42
A- A3 A- 66
B2 B+ 32
A- A2 A+ A (high) 73
Baa1 65
BBB+ A3 BBB BBB (high) 65
B3 25
B B3 B 26
B+ B1 35
BBB- 55
BBB- Ba1 BBB- 53
SD Caa2 RD 12
Ba1 BB+ 50
AAA Aaa AAA AAA 100
AA Aaa AA 93
B- B2 B- 26
B B2 B+ 31
AAA Aaa AAA AAA 99
BB Ba1 BB+ 48
B- B3 B- 26
BBB+ Baa1 BBB 61
B B2 30
BB Ba1 BB+ 46
BBB+ A3 BBB+ N/A 65
BBB+ Baa2 BBB 60
A- A2 A- A 71
BBB Baa3 BBB BBB 58
D 0
AA- Aa3 AA- 85
B- Caa2 CCC 20
BBB- Baa3 BBB- 55
BBB- Baa3 BBB 55
B+ B2 B+ 31
BBB- 55
A- A1 A+ 78
B+ Ba3 37
BB Ba3 BB 41
BB 40
AAA Aaa AAA AAA 98
A+ A2 A+ A (high) 78
AA- Baa1 A A 75
B3 25
BB Baa3 BB+ 50
AA Aa2 AA- 86
A Baa1 A- A 70
B B2 B 31
B3 25
B B2 B- 28
B2
AAA Aaa AAA AAA 99
AAA Aaa AAA AAA 100
AA- Aa3 AA- 83
B- B3 25
B1
BBB+ Baa1 BBB+ 65
B
BBB Ba1 57
N/A B2 B+ 31
B+ B1 BB- BB (high) 38
B B2 B+ 33
B- Caa1 B 23
AA Aa2 AA 90
AA Aa2 AA AAA 92
AA+ Aaa AAA AAA 98
BBB Baa2 BBB- BBB (low) 55
BB- B1 BB- 40
SD WR RD 11
BB Ba3 BB 43
CCC+ Caa2 CCC 30


Ratings

TE S&P Moody's Fitch DBRS Description
100 AAA Aaa AAA AAA Prime
95 AA+ Aa1 AA+ AA (high) High grade
90 AA Aa2 AA AA
85 AA- Aa3 AA- AA (low)
80 A+ A1 A+ A (high) Upper medium grade
75 A A2 A A
70 A- A3 A- A (low)
65 BBB+ Baa1 BBB+ BBB (high) Lower medium grade
60 BBB Baa2 BBB BBB
55 BBB- Baa3 BBB- BBB (low)
50 BB+ Ba1 BB+ BB (high) Non-investment grade
speculative
45 BB Ba2 BB BB
40 BB- Ba3 BB- BB (low)
35 B+ B1 B+ B (high) Highly speculative
30 B B2 B B
25 B- B3 B- B (low)
20 CCC+ Caa1 CCC CCC (high) Substantial risks
15 CCC Caa2 CCC Extremely speculative
10 CCC- Caa3 CCC (low) In default with little
prospect for recovery
  CC Ca CC
5 C C C
0 D / DDD   In default
/ DD D
D
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