Standard & Poor's credit rating for Malaysia stands at A- with negative outlook. Moody's credit rating for Malaysia was last set at A3 with stable outlook. Fitch's credit rating for Malaysia was last reported at BBB+ 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 Malaysia thus having a big impact on the country's borrowing costs. This page includes the government debt credit rating for Malaysia as reported by major credit rating agencies.


AgencyRatingOutlookDate
FitchBBB+ Stable Dec 04 2020
S&PA- Negative Jun 27 2020
FitchA- Negative Apr 09 2020
Moody'sA3 Stable Jan 11 2016
FitchA- Stable Jun 30 2015
Moody'sA3 Positive Nov 20 2013
FitchA- Negative Jul 30 2013
FitchA- Stable Nov 09 2008
S&PA- Stable May 15 2008
FitchA- Positive Jan 22 2008
S&PA- Positive Jul 31 2007
Moody'sA3 Stable Dec 16 2004
FitchA- Stable Nov 08 2004
Moody'sBaa1 Positive Watch Sep 29 2004
FitchBBB+ Positive Apr 06 2004
Moody'sBaa1 Positive Feb 05 2004
S&PA- Stable Oct 07 2003
Moody'sBaa1 Stable Sep 24 2002
S&PBBB+ Stable Aug 19 2002
FitchBBB+ Stable Aug 07 2002
Moody'sBaa2 Positive Watch Jun 24 2002
FitchBBB Positive Apr 09 2002
Moody'sBaa2 Positive Apr 02 2002
S&PBBB Positive Mar 04 2002
FitchBBB Stable Sep 12 2001
S&PBBB Stable Apr 04 2001
Moody'sBaa2 Stable Oct 17 2000
FitchBBB Positive Sep 21 2000
S&PBBB Positive Aug 31 2000
Moody'sBaa3 Positive Watch Jul 12 2000
FitchBBB N/A Dec 07 1999
S&PBBB Stable Nov 10 1999
Moody'sBaa3 Positive Oct 07 1999
FitchBBB- Negative Watch Sep 09 1999
FitchBBB- N/A Apr 26 1999
Moody'sBaa3 Stable Apr 20 1999
S&PBBB- Stable Mar 31 1999
Moody'sBaa3 Negative Dec 03 1998
S&PBBB- Negative Sep 15 1998
Moody'sBaa3 Stable Sep 14 1998
Moody'sBaa3 Negative Watch Sep 14 1998
FitchBB N/A Sep 09 1998
FitchBBB- N/A Aug 13 1998
S&PBBB+ Negative Jul 24 1998
Moody'sBaa2 Stable Jul 23 1998
Moody'sA2 Negative Watch Jun 04 1998
S&PA- Stable Apr 17 1998
Moody'sA2 Stable Dec 29 1997
S&PA Negative Dec 23 1997
S&PA+ Negative Sep 23 1997
S&PA+ Stable Aug 18 1997
S&PA+ Positive Mar 28 1996
Moody'sA1 Stable Mar 15 1995
Moody'sA2 Positive Watch Jan 20 1995
S&PA+ Stable Dec 29 1994
Moody'sA2 Stable Mar 11 1993
S&PA Positive Jan 18 1993
S&PA Stable Jul 08 1991
S&PA- Positive Jul 24 1990
Moody'sA3 Stable Mar 12 1990
S&PA- Stable Jun 26 1989
S&PA- N/A Mar 08 1989
Moody'sBaa1 Stable Jan 18 1986