Standard & Poor's credit rating for China stands at A+ with stable outlook. Moody's credit rating for China was last set at A1 with stable outlook. Fitch's credit rating for China was last reported at A+ with stable outlook. DBRS's credit rating for China is A (high) 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 China thus having a big impact on the country's borrowing costs. This page includes the government debt credit rating for China as reported by major credit rating agencies.


AgencyRatingOutlookDate
DBRSA (high) Stable Nov 13 2020
DBRSA (high) Negative Mar 21 2019
S&PA+ Stable Sep 21 2017
Moody'sA1 Stable May 24 2017
S&PAA- Negative Mar 31 2016
Moody'sAa3 Negative Mar 02 2016
DBRSA (high) Stable Sep 29 2014
Moody'sAa3 Stable Apr 16 2013
S&PAA- Stable Dec 16 2010
Moody'sAa3 Positive Nov 11 2010
Moody'sA1 Positive Nov 09 2009
S&PA+ Stable Jul 31 2008
FitchA+ Stable Nov 05 2007
S&PA Positive Jul 26 2007
Moody'sA1 Stable Jul 26 2007
Moody'sA2 Positive May 30 2007
FitchA Positive Sep 13 2006
S&PA Stable Jul 27 2006
FitchA Stable Oct 16 2005
S&PA- Positive Jul 19 2005
S&PBBB+ Positive Feb 17 2004
Moody'sA2 Stable Oct 15 2003
FitchA- Positive Oct 13 2003
FitchA- Stable May 14 2003
S&PBBB Positive Apr 15 2003
Moody'sA3 Positive Nov 22 2002
Moody'sA3 Stable Aug 14 2001
FitchA- Stable Sep 21 2000
S&PBBB Stable Jul 20 1999
S&PBBB+ Negative Jul 16 1998
Moody'sA3 Negative Feb 19 1998
FitchA- N/A Dec 11 1997
S&PBBB+ Stable May 14 1997
Moody'sA3 Stable Sep 10 1993
S&PBBB Positive Jul 19 1993
S&PBBB Stable Feb 20 1992
Moody'sBaa1 Stable Nov 08 1989
Moody'sA3 Stable May 18 1988