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Cross-Border Transactions of Individuals (Residents and Nonresidents) in Breakdown by Countries in Q2 2006

Transfers to the Russian Federation1
in favor of individuals, total in favor of resident individuals in favor of nonresident individuals
total amount of transactions, millions of US dollars average amount of one transaction, US dollars total amount of transactions, millions of US dollars average amount of one transaction, US dollars total amount of transactions, millions of US dollars average amount of one transaction, US dollars
Total 1,863 2,062 1,185 1,607 678 4,087
Non-CIS countries 1,575 2,833 955 2,083 620 6,361
of which2:
UNITED STATES 304 2,259 170 1,538 133 5,634
SWITZERLAND 189 13,230 117 9,867 71 30,114
UNITED KINGDOM 125 4,245 79 3,240 45 9,339
GERMANY 115 1,908 78 1,523 36 4,179
CYPRUS 97 6,151 67 4,704 30 19,753
LATVIA 86 4,703 39 2,526 47 15,797
TURKEY 46 2,817 16 1,305 30 7,732
LITHUANIA 46 8,821 21 4,983 26 23,139
NETHERLANDS 36 4,727 23 3,742 13 9,127
ITALY 35 1,037 24 861 11 1,882
AUSTRIA 35 4,910 20 3,325 15 12,946
FRANCE 31 2,421 16 1,681 15 4,746
SPAIN 26 1,095 19 941 7 1,871
JAPAN 23 3,160 15 2,369 8 8,057
ISRAEL 22 1,303 10 741 12 3,688
CANADA 19 1,507 12 1,166 7 3,201
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND 18 2,721 11 2,090 8 4,739
KOREA, REPUBLIC OF 18 2,897 11 2,093 7 6,467
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 13 1,317 9 1,193 3 1,842
SERBIA AND MONTENEGRO 0,4 2,908 0,2 2,643 0 3,280
CIS countries 288 829 230 825 58 846
KAZAKHSTAN 127 1,514 110 1,597 18 1,149
UKRAINE 35 246 29 252 6 220
UZBEKISTAN 30 1,351 21 1,221 9 1,795
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC 21 1,820 15 1,599 6 2,697
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF 21 1,818 16 1,719 5 2,202
GEORGIA 14 1,205 12 1,224 3 1,127
TAJIKISTAN 12 1,948 8 1,564 5 3,335
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF 10 961 7 880 3 1,259
BELARUS 9 273 7 278 2 252
MOLDOVA 6 486 5 481 1 507
TURKMENISTAN 2 707 1 708 0,5 705
Transfers from the Russian Federation1
made by individuals, total made by resident individuals made by nonresident individuals
total amount of transactions, millions of US dollars average amount of one transaction, US dollars total amount of transactions, millions of US dollars average amount of one transaction, US dollars total amount of transactions, millions of US dollars average amount of one transaction, US dollars
Total 4,278 1,402 2,263 1,507 2,015 1,301
Non-CIS countries 2,911 8,097 1,650 6,719 1,261 11,068
of which2:
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND 680 14,491 83 4,171 597 22,123
UNITED KINGDOM 245 25,335 217 29,972 29 11,677
TURKEY 233 4,255 115 2,880 118 7,969
SWITZERLAND 213 10,465 171 8,849 42 40,584
UNITED STATES 184 6,226 102 4,836 83 9,640
GERMANY 159 3,814 118 3,279 42 7,058
AUSTRIA 159 42,082 137 43,265 21 35,822
NETHERLANDS 146 59,472 131 77,139 15 19,363
JAPAN 132 7,925 107 6,716 25 34,866
ITALY 83 5,994 66 5,898 17 6,410
CYPRUS 60 27,965 52 30,139 8 18,860
LATVIA 49 4,765 20 3,128 29 7,385
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 49 9,373 24 7,039 25 13,829
ISRAEL 48 5,563 15 3,233 32 8,463
FRANCE 41 6,913 30 7,328 11 6,018
SERBIA AND MONTENEGRO 35 4,252 21 10,495 14 2,246
SPAIN 34 6,360 26 6,831 7 5,096
CANADA 31 6,204 21 5,567 10 8,259
LITHUANIA 20 3,867 16 5,634 4 1,592
KOREA, REPUBLIC OF 19 7,994 10 5,356 9 16,048
CIS countries 1,367 508 613 488 754 526
UKRAINE 279 441 134 459 146 425
UZBEKISTAN 220 591 95 575 125 604
TAJIKISTAN 204 535 89 525 116 543
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF 154 634 67 620 87 644
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF 126 698 54 672 71 720
MOLDOVA 119 509 53 509 66 508
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC 114 487 47 455 67 513
GEORGIA 98 397 48 306 50 557
KAZAKHSTAN 36 445 17 447 19 443
BELARUS 14 176 7 199 7 157
TURKMENISTAN 4 413 2 418 2 408
Balance3
total resident individuals nonresident individuals
total amount of transactions, millions of US dollars total amount of transactions, millions of US dollars total amount of transactions, millions of US dollars
Total -2,415 -1,078 -1,338
Non-CIS countries -1,336 -695 -641
of which2:
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND -662 -72 -589
TURKEY -186 -98 -88
AUSTRIA -124 -117 -6
UNITED KINGDOM -121 -137 17
NETHERLANDS -110 -108 -2
JAPAN -109 -92 -17
ITALY -48 -42 -6
GERMANY -45 -39 -5
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES -36 -15 -21
SERBIA AND MONTENEGRO -34 -21 -14
ISRAEL -26 -5 -20
SWITZERLAND -24 -53 29
CANADA -12 -9 -3
FRANCE -11 -14 3
SPAIN -7 -8 0
KOREA, REPUBLIC OF -1 1 -2
LITHUANIA 26 4 22
LATVIA 37 19 18
CYPRUS 37 15 22
UNITED STATES 119 69 51
CIS countries -1,079 -383 -696
UKRAINE -244 -105 -140
TAJIKISTAN -192 -81 -111
UZBEKISTAN -189 -74 -116
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF -134 -52 -82
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF -115 -47 -68
MOLDOVA -113 -49 -64
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC -93 -32 -61
GEORGIA -84 -37 -47
BELARUS -5 0 -5
TURKMENISTAN -2 0 -2
KAZAKHSTAN 92 93 -1

1 Money transfers to Russia in favor of resident and nonresident individuals and money transfers from Russia of resident and nonresident individuals made via credit institutions (with/without opening an account) including remittances via money transfer operators and post offices.
2 Data on top 20 countries by turnover.
3 Negative balance reflects the excess of the amount of remittances from the Russian Federation over the amount of remittances to the Russian Federation.
Sources: Reports of the credit institutions “Data on Transfers of the Individuals from the Russian Federation and Transfers to the Russian Federation for the Benefit of the Individuals and Transactions of the Resident Individuals with the Non-residents on the Territory of the Russian Federation”, reports of money transfer operators, and of the government post service Pochta Rossii.
Updated December 1, 2006.