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April 9 (Reuters) - (The following statement was released by the rating agency)
Fitch Ratings has affirmed Ekspo Faktoring A.S.'s (Ekspo) National Long-term rating at 'BBB+(tur)' with a Stable Outlook.
The agency has simultaneously withdrawn the rating.
The rating has been withdrawn as the issuer stopped participating in the rating process and it is no longer considered by Fitch to be relevant to the agency's coverage. Fitch will no longer provide rating or analytical coverage of this issuer.