9/2/2024 Rating announcement EN
Scope downgrades Slovakia to A and revises the Outlook to Stable
A worsening fiscal position and challenges for the macro-economic outlook drive the downgrade. Membership in the EU and euro area, a competitive, export-oriented industrial base remain credit strengths.
6/10/2023 Rating announcement EN
Scope affirms Slovakia’s long-term ratings at A+ and maintains Negative Outlook
An uncertain policy framework, unfinished energy supply diversification and fragile external demand anchor the Negative Outlook. Membership in the EU and euro area, strong fiscal discipline and moderate public debt support the ratings.
28/10/2022 Rating announcement EN
Scope revises Slovakia’s Outlook to Negative from Stable, affirms rating at A+
Rising energy supply risks, weakening macroeconomic prospects amid higher political uncertainty drive the Outlook change. EU fund inflows, strong fiscal discipline, and moderate public debt are key credit strengths.
3/12/2021 Rating announcement EN
Scope revises Slovakia’s Outlook to Stable from Negative, affirms rating at A+
An improved public finance outlook drives the Outlook change. External vulnerabilities and unfavourable demographics remain credit challenges.