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Cross-Border Transactions of Individuals (Residents and Nonresidents) in Breakdown by Countries in Q3 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 1,941 2,269 1,274 1,805 668 4,451
Non-CIS countries 1,619 3,056 1,020 2,308 600 6,810
of which2:
UNITED STATES 251 1,985 177 1,670 74 3,620
SWITZERLAND 170 11,148 97 7,463 73 32,589
LATVIA 145 7,686 67 4,213 78 25,568
UNITED KINGDOM 139 4,832 106 4,376 33 7,231
GERMANY 121 2,099 88 1,765 33 4,193
CYPRUS 102 6,657 70 5,023 33 21,807
LITHUANIA 54 10,248 14 3,418 40 36,523
AUSTRIA 54 7,590 41 7,027 12 10,451
ITALY 40 1,265 28 1,055 12 2,281
NETHERLANDS 38 4,597 22 3,147 16 11,945
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND 33 5,373 13 2,925 19 12,370
TURKEY 32 2,108 12 1,049 19 5,617
GREECE 28 1,480 24 1,506 4 1,344
FRANCE 27 2,338 13 1,509 14 4,951
SPAIN 26 1,102 21 1,044 5 1,409
JAPAN 24 3,946 15 2,910 9 9,607
CANADA 22 1,992 13 1,424 9 4,859
ISRAEL 21 1,344 11 884 10 3,409
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 16 1,633 12 1,530 4 2,085
HUNGARY 5 5,773 3 4,556 2 10,844
CIS countries 322 988 254 962 68 1,096
KAZAKHSTAN 146 1,899 119 1,876 28 2,005
UKRAINE 39 290 32 289 7 290
UZBEKISTAN 34 1,506 23 1,334 11 2,110
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC 24 2,275 19 2,230 5 2,467
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF 22 2,080 18 2,129 4 1,874
GEORGIA 13 1,314 11 1,342 2 1,192
TAJIKISTAN 13 2,178 9 1,872 4 3,357
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF 11 1,075 8 948 3 1,551
BELARUS 11 331 9 337 2 306
MOLDOVA 7 701 6 673 2 820
TURKMENISTAN 2 756 2 760 0,4 741
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 5,204 1,422 2,672 1,550 2,532 1,307
Non-CIS countries 3,223 7,922 1,821 6,663 1,402 10,498
of which2:
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND 815 12,086 150 4,681 665 18,806
TURKEY 330 4,067 188 3,039 142 7,373
SWITZERLAND 317 35,971 288 36,050 29 35,202
UNITED STATES 251 7,757 141 6,131 110 11,726
UNITED KINGDOM 209 20,127 174 23,162 35 12,232
GERMANY 177 4,432 135 4,025 42 6,605
JAPAN 155 8,152 121 6,681 33 41,063
ITALY 87 6,120 62 5,581 25 8,103
HUNGARY 84 108,762 82 180,092 2 6,730
LATVIA 61 7,395 32 6,906 29 8,027
ISRAEL 60 7,112 18 3,991 42 10,714
FRANCE 57 8,379 41 9,114 16 6,926
AUSTRIA 44 11,036 37 11,508 6 8,932
CANADA 43 7,843 30 7,232 13 9,748
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 43 8,626 19 5,855 24 13,883
SPAIN 37 5,964 30 6,999 7 3,576
GREECE 28 5,465 20 5,134 8 6,460
CYPRUS 28 9,964 22 10,248 5 8,893
NETHERLANDS 25 9,366 13 7,089 12 14,564
LITHUANIA 24 4,785 15 5,322 9 4,090
CIS countries 1,981 609 851 587 1,130 627
UZBEKISTAN 368 701 154 687 214 712
UKRAINE 352 507 162 532 190 487
TAJIKISTAN 347 679 145 666 203 688
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF 218 747 90 722 128 766
MOLDOVA 174 644 74 638 100 648
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF 172 766 73 746 99 781
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC 157 532 62 498 95 556
GEORGIA 129 473 62 372 67 634
KAZAKHSTAN 42 517 19 528 23 509
BELARUS 17 221 8 240 9 206
TURKMENISTAN 5 458 2 464 3 454
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 -3,263 -1,398 -1,865
Non-CIS countries -1,603 -801 -802
of which2:
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND -783 -137 -646
TURKEY -298 -176 -122
SWITZERLAND -147 -191 44
JAPAN -130 -106 -24
HUNGARY -79 -79 0
UNITED KINGDOM -71 -68 -2
GERMANY -56 -47 -8
ITALY -46 -34 -12
ISRAEL -39 -7 -32
FRANCE -30 -28 -2
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES -27 -7 -20
CANADA -20 -17 -4
SPAIN -10 -9 -1
UNITED STATES 0 36 -36
GREECE 0 4 -4
AUSTRIA 10 4 6
NETHERLANDS 13 9 5
LITHUANIA 30 -1 31
CYPRUS 75 47 27
LATVIA 84 34 49
CIS countries -1,659 -597 -1,062
TAJIKISTAN -335 -136 -199
UZBEKISTAN -334 -130 -204
UKRAINE -313 -131 -182
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF -196 -72 -124
MOLDOVA -167 -69 -98
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF -161 -65 -96
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC -133 -43 -90
GEORGIA -115 -51 -65
BELARUS -6 0,6 -7
TURKMENISTAN -3 -0,6 -2
KAZAKHSTAN 104 99 5

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.