Beijing, July 13, 2017

AIIB Receives Second Triple-A Credit Rating

Fitch Ratings ("Fitch") announced it has assigned the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) its highest possible rating and a stable outlook. According to its press release, Fitch has provided AIIB with a long-term issuer default rating of ‘AAA’ and a short-term issuer default rating of ‘F1+’.

Fitch stated AIIB’s ratings are based on, "its existing and expected intrinsic strengths. Created in 2015, AIIB has been endowed with a substantial capital based which, in Fitch’s view, will support the projected rapid expansion in lending; exposure to risk will be mitigated by a comprehensive set of policies and by high quality governance. AIIB enjoys an excellent level of liquidity and should benefit from easy access to capital markets."

The full press release announcing Fitch’s decision is available here.

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