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Citigroup Inc. (NYSE: C)
13th April 2007

   Beginning by Monday, Citibank, as the Only Bank in the CR, Offers
                  Credit Cards With No Annual Fee
        New Rewards Also Offered to Holders of the Prestigious GOLD Cards

As the very first bank in the Czech Republic, Citibank a.s. comes up on Monday with truly
a revolutionary novelty in the market of bank-issued credit cards. Starting from April 16,
Citibank Classic credit card will be offered with ‘NO ANNUAL FEE’

“We want the Citibank credit card to be affordable to anyone. Thus, we have decided to waive a
precondition so far required, that called for annual spend of CZK 36,000. Beginning by Monday,
our Classic credit card will have ‘NO ANNUAL FEE”,” said Rizwan Qazi, Director of Citibank
Credit Cards.

Citibank not only aims to offer the card to anybody but, also anywhere. “Nowadays, we sell our
cards at kiosks located at shopping malls. People who travel a lot will find our cards at the airport
or, at selected Shell gas filling stations. Those who prefer to be serviced from the comfort of one’s
home can get our card via the Internet or phone, without the need to come to our branch. As a
matter of fact, any applicant can also choose to be serviced at his/her own job site, for example. ,
“says Qazi.

Following the introduction of such new terms, Citibank Classis credit card becomes the most
affordable and available card in the entire marketplace, while it concurrently offers a wide specter
of supplementary services. The card offers a unique security features system (the holder’s
photo and signatures being imprinted on the card’s front side, regular monitoring of all card-made
transactions, fee-free stoplisting and issue of replacement card upon theft/loss), longest no-
interest period (up to 55 days), widest specter of optional insurance coverage (life insurance,
hospitalization insurance, insurance against the card‘s fraudulent misuse, travel insurance), truly
unique supplementary services (Cash on Phone, Installment Purchase, Smart Loan to Card),
interest rate starting at mere 9.9% p.a. and the option for up to three supplementary cards to
be provided to the core card free of charge.

In addition to the above-mentioned, advantaged terms newly applicable to its Classis credit card,
beginning by Monday, Citibank also offers additional rewards to its GOLD card-holders. The Bank
will cut the interest rate, will introduce a fee-free insurance policy and, will enhance its program
designed for the most distinguished clientele – Privilege Guide. Holders of Citibank GOLD credit
cards will enjoy the interest rate from 9.9% p.a. – 22.8% p.a. (previously, 26.4%), free fraud
insurance that covers risks associated with unauthorized card transactions upon the credit card’s
loss/theft up to CZK 50,000, significant discounts (up to 20%) from the Privilege Program’s
partners (more than 60 prestigious partners in the area of fashion, gastronomy, accommodation,

entertainment and lifestyle) and, a chance to get discounts of up to twice as much from the
“Partner of the Month. “ The Partner of the Month for April will be the Escada stores offering a
14% discount on its merchandise.

For more information please contact:
Markéta Dvořáčková                                                     Andrea Machálková
Public Affairs Officer                                                 Communications Executive
Tel: 233 061 041                                                       Citibank a.s.
Mobil: +724 356 358                                                    Tel.: 233 062 781
e-mail:                               e-mail:

Note for editors:
Citibank a.s. has been present in the Czech republic since 1991. The Bank has rapidly gained its position of the market leader in
corporate banking and, Citibank’s offering of products and services has been gradually enhanced to include also small and medium-
sized companies. Citibank a.s. entered the retail banking business in January of 2001 and, a number of products and services are
offered to Citibank clients ever since, such as personal accounts, credit cards, personal loans, investing into mutual funds as well as
CitiGold, the private banking services. For additional information about Citibank a.s. please refer to the following web site:
Citibank a.s. received the esteemed awards in two categories upon the assessment of the MasterCard Best co-brand cards
launched in 2006. Citibank placed first in the Best 2006 Novelty category for its MasterCard Citi ČSA credit card and, it also won the
Best Co-branded Card from the Client’s Benefits Point of view category for its Shell MasterCard from Citibank a.s.

Citi, the leading global financial services company, has some 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 100
countries, providing consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services,
including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, and wealth management. Major
brand names under Citi's trademark red arc include Citibank, CitiFinancial, Primerica, Citi Smith Barney and Banamex. Additional
information may be found at or


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