Progress informed by the past, and inspired by the future

    • Citi helps cities manage growth by building transportation infrastructure.

    • Easing Urban Congestion in Panama

      Easing Urban Congestion in Panama

      Panama's per capita GDP has more than doubled over the past decade, with growth concentrated in Panama City. The downside to every vibrant economy, however, is tremendous urban congestion, so Panama's government made building a mass transit system a priority. Citi worked with government leaders on a financing solution for the Panama Metro project. The result will reduce travel time, vehicle operating costs and greenhouse gas emissions and improve access to jobs and health care services in the city.

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    • The Possibility of Urban Manufacturing

      Timbuk2 is helping to revive American manufacturing by making San Francisco the home of their custom messenger bag factory, countering a trend that has seen U.S. manufacturing lose over 65,000 facilities since 2000. But to grow, Timbuk2 needed global financial capabilities and expertise. With Citi's support, they opened stores overseas, expanded their factory and doubled in size. They are proof that manufacturing can thrive in urban America.

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    • Between 2012 and 2013, San Francisco manufacturers contributed more than $1 billion to the Bay Area economy.