Moody’s Investors Service today announced that it had entered into an affiliation agreement with the Prague-based Czech Rating Agency (CRA), the largest credit rating agency in a nation poised for solid financial markets growth, particularly in cross-border debt issuance. The primary activities of the relationship between Moody’s and CRA will include the provision of technical assistance by Moody’s, joint research production, and the promotion of awareness of credit analysis generally in the Czech Republic.
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