Standard & Poor's credit rating for Bulgaria stands at BBB with stable outlook. Moody's credit rating for Bulgaria was last set at Baa1 with stable outlook. Fitch's credit rating for Bulgaria was last reported at BBB with positive outlook. In general, a credit rating is used by sovereign wealth funds, pension funds and other investors to gauge the credit worthiness of Bulgaria thus having a big impact on the country's borrowing costs. This page includes the government debt credit rating for Bulgaria as reported by major credit rating agencies.


AgencyRatingOutlookDate
FitchBBB Positive Feb 19 2021
Moody'sBaa1 Stable Oct 09 2020
S&PBBB Stable May 29 2020
FitchBBB Stable Apr 24 2020
S&PBBB Positive Nov 29 2019
Moody'sBaa2 Positive Aug 30 2019
FitchBBB Positive Mar 22 2019
S&PBBB- Positive Jun 01 2018
S&PBBB- Stable Dec 01 2017
FitchBBB Stable Dec 01 2017
FitchBBB- Positive Jun 02 2017
S&PBB+ Positive Jun 02 2017
S&PBB+ Stable Dec 12 2014
S&PBBB- Stable Jun 13 2014
FitchBBB- Stable Jan 10 2014
S&PBBB Negative Dec 13 2013
FitchBBB- Stable Dec 13 2011
Moody'sBaa2 Stable Jul 22 2011
FitchBBB- Positive May 24 2011
Moody'sBaa3 Positive Watch Apr 05 2011
S&PBBB Stable Dec 01 2009
FitchBBB- Negative Apr 30 2009
FitchBBB- Stable Nov 09 2008
S&PBBB Negative Oct 30 2008
S&PBBB+ Negative Watch Oct 23 2008
FitchBBB Negative Jan 31 2008
S&PBBB+ Stable Oct 26 2006
Moody'sBaa3 Stable Mar 01 2006
Moody'sBa1 Positive Watch Dec 21 2005
S&PBBB Positive Oct 27 2005
FitchBBB Stable Aug 17 2005
S&PBBB- Positive Feb 10 2005
Moody'sBa1 Stable Nov 17 2004
Moody'sBa2 Positive Watch Aug 25 2004
FitchBBB- Positive Aug 04 2004
S&PBBB- Stable Jun 24 2004
FitchBB+ Positive Jul 24 2003
Moody'sBa2 Positive Jun 05 2003
S&PBB+ Stable May 22 2003
Moody'sB1 Positive Dec 16 2002
FitchBB Positive Oct 29 2002
S&PBB Positive Oct 07 2002
FitchBB- Stable Jan 14 2002
Moody'sB1 Stable Dec 19 2001
S&PBB- Stable Nov 07 2001
FitchB+ Positive Sep 21 2000
S&PB+ Positive May 10 2000
S&PB Positive Nov 23 1998
FitchB+ N/A Apr 17 1998
Moody'sB2 Stable Dec 26 1997
Moody'sB3 Stable Sep 27 1996