Almaty Financial Market & Banking


Banking is the largest and dominant segment of the financial sector of Almaty and is represented by 38 banks, including 17 banks with foreign participation.

Leading foreign and local second-tier banks of the city are following:


JSC “Kazkommertsbank” is one of the largest commercial banks in Kazakhstan and Central Asia. The bank provides a wide range of banking and financial services to corporate and retail clients across Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and the Russian Federation.

JSC “Halyk Bank” is a leading retail bank with the largest customer base in Kazakhstan. The Bank issues the card payment system Visa International, MasterCard International, China Union Pay and remains leader in the market of payment cards.

SB “Sberbank” JSC is a subsidiary of the largest bank in CIS and has a wide relationship with the biggest banks of the world,  as well as it has a wealth of experience with clients and partners engaged in various areas of economy. The central office is located in Almaty.

JSC “Citibank Kazakhstan” is a subsidiary of Citigroup. Citibank Kazakhstan is a major lending, transactional and investment bank to Kazakhstan corporations, financial institutions, and state owned companies, as well as Kazakhstan subsidiaries and representative offices of leading international firms.

JSC AB “Bank of China Kazakhstan” is a subsidiary of Bank of China (Beijing). The core business of Bank consists on provision of commercial banking services, including bank servicing of legal entities and physical persons, and also transactions in the financial market.

“Al Hilal” Islamic Bank” JSC is a subsidiary bank of Al Hilal Bank PJSC (UAE) and is the first Islamic Bank in Kazakhstan and the CIS. The institute aims at implementing innovative Islamic banking solutions.

The sole shareholder of JSC “Shinhan Bank Kazkahstan”   is one of the world's largest banks - Shinhan Bank, Seoul, and Republic of Korea. The Bank provides a wide range of banking services targeted at both personal and corporate segments, services for enterprises and small and medium businesses.

JSC “SB “PNB”- Kazakhstan is a subsidiary of Punjab National Bank, one of the largest banks based in India. At present Punjab National Bank is among the strongest banks with regard to safety, security and other banking parameters, preserving the tradition of sustainable and modern banking.




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