Standard & Poor's credit rating for the United Arab Emirates stands at AA with stable outlook. Moody's credit rating for the United Arab Emirates was last set at Aa2 with stable outlook. Fitch's credit rating for the United Arab Emirates was last reported at AA- with stable outlook. The United Arab Emirates is a federation of seven emirates: Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah, and Umm al-Quwain. And credit agencies often provide different ratings to each emirate member of the United Arab Emirates. At Trading Economics, we show the credit rating for the UAE provided by Fitch and Moody's; while the credit rating provided by Standard & Poor's refers to Abu Dhabi only, the UAE capital. In general, this credit rating is used by sovereign wealth funds, pension funds and other investors to gauge the credit worthiness of the United Arab Emirates thus having a big impact on every emirate borrowing costs. This page includes the government debt credit rating for the United Arab Emirates as reported by major credit rating agencies.


AgencyRatingOutlookDate
FitchAA- Stable Nov 11 2020
Moody'sAa2 Stable May 25 2017
Moody'sAa2 Negative May 14 2016
Moody'sAa2 Negative Watch Mar 04 2016
Moody'sAa2 Stable Jul 10 2007
S&PAA Stable Jul 02 2007
Moody'sAa3 Stable Oct 04 2006
Moody'sA1 Positive Watch Sep 07 2006
Moody'sA1 Stable Dec 21 2004
Moody'sA2 Stable Dec 11 1997
Moody'sBaa1 Positive Watch Aug 28 1997
Moody'sBaa1 Stable Jan 29 1996