Fitch APAC Chart: Tightening Credit Conditions in Emerging Asia

Tue Mar 4, 2014 8:04pm EST

Link to Fitch Ratings' Report: APAC Sovereigns Chart of the Month - February 2014HONG KONG, March 04 (Fitch) A decline in official foreign reserves across Emerging Asia, excluding China, is linked to slowing credit growth in the region, Fitch's Asia-Pacific Sovereign Chart of the Month shows. The chart highlights the tightening in monetary and credit conditions that are a headwind for Emerging Asian economies for 2014. The report includes a link to a video of Andrew Colquhoun, Head of Asia-Pacific Sovereigns at Fitch, talking about the chart. "Asia-Pacific Sovereigns Chart of the Month" is available from or by clicking on the link above. Contact: Andrew Colquhoun Senior Director +852 2263 9938 Fitch Ratings (Hong Kong) Ltd., 2801, Tower Two, Lippo Centre 89 Queensway, Hong Kong Art Woo Director +852 2263 9925 Media Relations: Bindu Menon, Mumbai, Tel: +91 22 4000 1727, Email:; Leslie Tan, Singapore, Tel: +65 67 96 7234, Email:; Wai-Lun Wan, Hong Kong, Tel: +852 2263 9935, Email: Additional information is available at ALL FITCH CREDIT RATINGS ARE SUBJECT TO CERTAIN LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMERS. PLEASE READ THESE LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMERS BY FOLLOWING THIS LINK: here. IN ADDITION, RATING DEFINITIONS AND THE TERMS OF USE OF SUCH RATINGS ARE AVAILABLE ON THE AGENCY'S PUBLIC WEBSITE 'WWW.FITCHRATINGS.COM'. PUBLISHED RATINGS, CRITERIA AND METHODOLOGIES ARE AVAILABLE FROM THIS SITE AT ALL TIMES. FITCH'S CODE OF CONDUCT, CONFIDENTIALITY, CONFLICTS OF INTEREST, AFFILIATE FIREWALL, COMPLIANCE AND OTHER RELEVANT POLICIES AND PROCEDURES ARE ALSO AVAILABLE FROM THE 'CODE OF CONDUCT' SECTION OF THIS SITE. FITCH MAY HAVE PROVIDED ANOTHER PERMISSIBLE SERVICE TO THE RATED ENTITY OR ITS RELATED THIRD PARTIES. DETAILS OF THIS SERVICE FOR RATINGS FOR WHICH THE LEAD ANALYST IS BASED IN AN EU-REGISTERED ENTITY CAN BE FOUND ON THE ENTITY SUMMARY PAGE FOR THIS ISSUER ON THE FITCH WEBSITE.