State Bank of Pakistan renews the Status of JCR-VIS and PACRA as Eligible External Credit AssessmentInstitutions

General Official News

Karachi, May 17, 2018 (PPI-OT): State Bank of Pakistan has renewed the status of both credit rating agencies operating in Pakistan namely “JCR-VIS Credit Rating Company Limited (JCR-VIS)” and “The Pakistan Credit Rating Agency Limited (PACRA)” as eligible/ recognized External Credit Assessment Institutions (ECAIs) for the calendar year 2018. Banks and DFIs using the standardized approach of Basel framework are allowed to use credit ratings assigned by JCR-VIS and PACRA for CAR calculation purposes.

For more information, contact:
Chief Spokesman,
State Bank of Pakistan (SBP)
Central Directorate
I.I. Chundrigar Road, Karachi, Pakistan
Tel: +92-21-111-727-111
Tel: +92-21-39212562
Fax: +92-21-39212433 – 39212436