Sovereign Credit Insights EMEA Edition

November Spotlight: An update on the UK, Jordan and Uganda

  • An update on the UK (Aa3 negative) following the Autumn Statement
  • Drivers behind the positive outlook assigned to Jordan (B1 positive)
  • Uganda’s (B2 negative) rising external vulnerability risks and deteriorating debt affordability

An update on the UK (Aa3 negative) following the Autumn Statement
What is the government’s updated fiscal strategy? What are the risks to delivering on the consolidation?

Drivers behind the positive outlook assigned to Jordan (B1 positive)
To what extent does the government's latest set of economic and administrative reforms have the potential to raise the economy's growth prospects and the resilience of Jordan’s credit profile?

Uganda’s (B2 negative) rising external vulnerability risks and deteriorating debt affordability
What risks are posed by Uganda’s increasing external debt-service payments, a more challenging external environment, and an erosion of the foreign exchange buffer?  To what degree is deteriorating debt affordability limiting Uganda’s fiscal space and shock-absorption capacity?

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    Matt Robinson Associate Managing Director - Sovereign Risk Group Moody's Investors Service Bio
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    Evan Wohlmann Vice President - Senior Credit Officer, Sovereign Risk Group Moody's Investors Service Bio
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    Hatim Bukhari Associate Analyst, Sovereign Risk Group Moody's Investors Service Bio
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    Rafael Leon Associate Analyst, Sovereign Risk Group Moody's Investors Service Bio
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