Citibank Korea

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Citibank Korea
Founded1983; 36 years ago (1983)
HeadquartersSeoul, South Korea
Area served
South Korea
Number of employees
3,681 (2011)

Citibank Korea (Korean: 한국씨티은행) is a South Korean subsidiary of Citigroup.

Citibank Korea was named the worst bank in terms of consumer complaints by the Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) in 2015.[2]


It was founded as KorAm Bank in 1983, which was acquired by Citibank in 2003.[3][4]


Citibank Korea operates ATMs in all of its 134 branches, which accept most international cards. Citibank Korea is aiming to shrink its branch network from 134 to 32 in the country.[5][6][7]

Products & Services[edit]

Citibank Korea offers consumers and institutions a range of financial products and services, including consumer banking. The company also offers credit cards in Korea.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Citi | Asia Pacific | Korea". Retrieved 2019-02-13.
  2. ^ Tae-hoon, Lee (18 March 2015). "Citibank, KEB receive most consumer complaints". The Korea Observer.
  3. ^ "Citigroup to Acquire KorAm Bank for KRW 3.18 Trillion -$2.73 Billion-*". 2004-02-23. Retrieved 2019-02-13.
  4. ^ "Citigroup buys KorAm for $2.6 billion". 2004-04-30. Retrieved 2019-02-13.
  5. ^ "Citi cuts 75% of South Korea branches as Western banks struggle in market". Nikkei Asian Review. Retrieved 2019-02-13.
  6. ^ Herald, The Korea (2017-04-13). "Citibank Korea to close 80% of its branches". Retrieved 2019-02-13.
  7. ^ "Citibank Korea Plans to Close 80% of Branches, Triggering Employees' Protest". 비즈니스코리아 - BusinessKorea (in Korean). 2017-04-13. Retrieved 2019-02-13.

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