For Immediate Release
Citigroup Inc. (NYSE: C)
February 02, 2009

Japan: Todaiji Gakuen High School Wins Citi-Sponsored "Economics Koshien" Quiz Tournament

Todaiji Gakuen High School in Nara Prefecture has won the Citi-sponsored 2008 National Economics Quiz Tournament, known as Economics Koshien.

Citi Japan CEO Doug Peterson presented the winner's trophy to the Todaiji Gakuen High School at the conclusion of the third and final round of the 2008 competition that was held in Tokyo on January 25.

In addition to the trophy, the Todaiji Gakuen High School students will also fly to New York later this year to participate in a financial education field trip program.

As well as sponsoring the program, Citi also developed and provided content for the final round of the tournament.

Now into its third year, the annual Economics Quiz is run by the Association for the Promotion of Financial Literacy and involves over 800 students from more than 100 schools nationwide.

There is great public interest in the tournament and news of the final results and the last round of the tournament was covered by national television channel, NHK, as well as business, national and regional newspapers.

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