On 13 June 2017, Moody's Investors Service downgraded the global scale long-term issuer ratings assigned to Sasol Limited (Sasol) and the senior unsecured notes rating of Sasol Financing International Limited to Baa3 from Baa2. The outlook on the ratings is negative. This rating was affirmed on 29 November 2017.
At the same time Sasol's national scale long-term issuer rating was raised to Aaa.za from Aa1.za to reflect the revised national scale mapping table for South Africa. Sasol’s foreign currency credit rating by Standard and Poor’s (S&P) was revised on 3 April 2017 BBB-/stable/A-3 from BBB/negative/A-2.