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The State of Tasmania is rated by two international rating agencies – Standard & Poor’s (S&P) and Moody’s Investors Service (Moody’s). Both ratings agencies conduct an annual review of the State’s:
The credit rating influences the interest rate Tasmania must pay on State debt and, therefore, also impacts the State Budget. Credit ratings can also be used by the broader business and investment community as a general indicator of the level of confidence in a State economy.
Moody’s Investors Service
On 3 October 2012, Moody’s issued Tasmania with a Aa1 credit rating, the second highest rating under Moody’s rating system.
Standard & Poor’s
On 30 September 2012, Standard and Poor's issued Tasmania with a AA+ credit rating, the second highest rating under S&P’s rating system.