Standard & Poor’s is the global leader in providing ratings and credit-related services for sovereign, sovereign-supported entities and supranational issuers. Our public sector coverage extends to local and regional governments, as well as to the healthcare, higher education and housing sectors around the world. Our network of offices around the globe enables our regionally-based analysts to gain valuable local insights into the governments they rate.
Sovereign credit ratings reflect Standard & Poor's Ratings Services' opinions on the future ability and willingness of sovereign governments to service their debt obligations to the nonofficial sector in full and on time. Our coverage includes 127 countries.
The documents in the collection below discuss sovereign ratings and our views on trends in sovereign creditworthiness.