2014 Annual Report
Corporate Profile

As in the past, Ziraat Bank will unwaveringly continue to manage the change in the future.

Ziraat Bank, the founding bank of the Turkish banking sector and driving force of the Turkish economy, was established in 1863. The Bank offers the fastest and cheapest service to its customers with its widespread branch network and wide product range. Ziraat Bank has been the pioneer and leader of change for more than 150 years. The Bank sees change as a means of reaching a better position under all market conditions.

Ziraat Bank is capable of providing integrated financial services and the Bank commands the position of being a national and regional power. On the domestic side, Ziraat Bank commands high popularity amid wide groups from SMEs to big corporate companies, and individuals to pensioners. The Bank serves as a reference point and a driving force of sustainable growth and economic development in Turkey.

Ziraat Bank’s strong correspondent cooperation opportunities play an important role in the Bank’s position as an intermediary in most of Turkey’s international trade. On the other hand, the Bank’s international network, which provide service at 85 points in 16 countries, is a key factor in the Bank’s status as the biggest Turkish Bank abroad.

Supported by the advantages listed below, Ziraat Bank provides an uninterrupted high quality service to its corporate, entrepreneurial and retail banking customers through its widespread branch network, effective distribution channels, experienced personnel and infrastructure which makes use of the latest technology.

  • 1,682 service points in Turkey,
  • 23,617 employees,
  • 6,043 ATMs,
  • internet banking with widespread utilization,
  • Ziraat Mobile Phone Branch,
  • call center.

According to figures for the end of 2014, Ziraat Bank’s total assets exceeded TL 247 billion and the Bank commanded a 12% market share in the sector.

As in the past, Ziraat Bank will unwaveringly continue to manage the change and offer the most qualified products and services to its customers throughout Turkey in the future.