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Fitch Assigns Zhuzhou City Construction Development First-Time 'BBB-' Rating; Outlook Stable

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(The following statement was released by the rating agency) HONG KONG, October 11 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has assigned Zhuzhou City Construction Development Group Co., Ltd. (ZCCD) Long-Term Foreign- and Local-Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) of 'BBB-' with a Stable Outlook. At the same time, Fitch has assigned ZCCD's proposed senior unsecured US dollar notes an expected rating of 'BBB-(EXP)'. The offshore notes will be issued by ZCCD directly. The proposed notes will constitute direct,
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