About AO Citibank

Citi in Russia

AO Citibank began its operations in Russia in 1992, when it was one of the first international banks to enter the Russian market. Today Citi is one of the largest banks in the country by capital and assets. In 2016 the Forbes magazine named AO Citibank «The Most Reliable Bank in Russia» for the third time.

AO Citibank is part of Citi, the leading global bank with a history spanning more than 200 years and which serves more than 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of world-class financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services and wealth management.

Today AO Citibank is one of the leading banks of Russia, with more than 3000 employees (including the operations center in Ryazan) serving more than 600,000 retail clients in 11 Russian cities.

Citi is one of the largest banks in Russia according to number of corporate clients and assets. Citi provides cash management services on a global scale to more than 3000 leading Russian and international companies and financial institutions and also advises many of them on their international acquisitions plans as a financial consultant.

Citi also serves more than 600,000 retail clients across Russia. The bankís retail clients have access to its services via branches, hi-tech compact offices, Citibank Online as well as through CitiPhone, Citi Mobile and ATMs. The development of service technologies and improvement of access to banking and financial services remain top priorities for Citiís consumer business in Russia.

Citiís high-tech compact office at the Zvezdny shopping center in St. Petersburg

Citiís corporate citizenship is part of our business model. All of our efforts are focused on simple yet important objectives: to provide people the opportunity to change their lives, their businesses and their communities for the better. Our voluntary commitment to the society in which we live and work is fully integrated into our corporate culture, operations and business strategy. Through our corporate charity foundation we support long-term social projects which lead to increased financial literacy and financial inclusions, the development of entrepreneurship, and youth education and employment. You can find out more about the projects supported by the Citi Foundation in Russia in the corporate social responsibility section.

AO KB Citibank is one of the leading banks in Russiaís banking sector:

- In 2016, Citi was named winner in the Customer Service category by the Retail Finance publication; in 2015 the same publication named Citi one of the best retail banks by the quality of customer service

- In 2016, Citi received an award from the Global Finance magazine as the best corporate/institutional bank in Central and Eastern Europe, including Russia, and in 2015 was named Overall Global Best Digital Bank.

- Citi received multiple awards from the Euromoney magazine as the best cash management bank in Central and Eastern Europe. In 2016, Citi was named Best Investment Bank in the Emerging Markets, Best Bank for Transaction Services and Best Bank for Financial Institutions.

- In 2016, same as in 2013 and 2014 Forbes Magazine named Citi the most reliable bank in Russia.

Citi is among the Top 50 banks in the rating compiled by the Central Bank of Russia by key performance indicators, assets and capital.

Knowing the banksí reliability ratings will help you make the right choice when you need to open a checking or deposit account or apply for a cash loan or credit card.