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Cross-Border Transactions of Individuals (Residents and Nonresidents) in Breakdown by Countries in Q4 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 2,280 2,334 1,550 1,877 729 4,830
Non-CIS countries 1,884 3,250 1,271 2,575 612 7,135
of which2:
CYPRUS 271 14,935 241 14,583 30 18,523
UNITED STATES 265 1,947 190 1,625 76 3,876
UNITED KINGDOM 191 6,433 153 6,004 38 9,007
SWITZERLAND 187 10,676 105 6,879 82 36,174
LATVIA 136 6,026 60 3,078 76 24,386
GERMANY 131 2,044 97 1,724 34 4,384
ITALY 56 1,642 46 1,595 9 1,915
AUSTRIA 47 5,841 36 5,228 11 9,430
TURKEY 42 2,752 11 898 32 8,961
LITHUANIA 39 6,276 16 3,132 23 21,655
SPAIN 32 1,223 24 1,041 9 2,345
NETHERLANDS 31 3,277 21 2,587 10 7,684
CANADA 29 2,362 14 1,348 15 8,184
FRANCE 29 2,221 16 1,607 13 4,422
ISRAEL 23 1,251 14 873 10 3,249
JAPAN 23 3,611 15 2,671 8 9,138
GREECE 22 1,080 19 1,069 3 1,152
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND 17 3,165 8 1,925 9 7,396
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 15 1,442 11 1,225 4 2,646
SERBIA AND MONTENEGRO 1 7,507 1 6,059 1 10,562
CIS countries 396 997 279 840 117 1,797
KAZAKHSTAN 208 2,186 128 1,593 80 5,424
UKRAINE 44 260 36 256 8 285
UZBEKISTAN 35 1,512 26 1,384 9 2,059
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC 27 1,899 22 1,854 5 2,127
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF 26 1,890 22 1,897 4 1,857
TAJIKISTAN 14 1,877 11 1,711 3 2,674
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF 11 886 9 851 2 1,044
GEORGIA 10 1,103 9 1,135 1 933
MOLDOVA 9 799 8 769 2 955
BELARUS 9 244 8 242 2 254
TURKMENISTAN 2 612 1 598 0,3 667
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 5,986 1,590 3,255 1,769 2,731 1,418
Non-CIS countries 3,915 8,388 2,330 7,320 1,586 10,676
of which2:
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND 990 13,186 187 4,922 803 21,656
SWITZERLAND 409 30,535 376 30,616 33 29,654
UNITED KINGDOM 352 33,097 312 41,019 40 13,216
TURKEY 347 4,288 199 3,566 148 5,890
UNITED STATES 242 6,482 159 5,809 82 8,352
GERMANY 188 3,782 139 3,234 49 7,234
JAPAN 179 8,247 157 7,543 21 25,976
ITALY 118 7,064 89 6,661 30 8,628
NETHERLANDS 102 36,170 92 46,260 10 12,166
FRANCE 84 11,218 65 12,707 19 8,007
SERBIA AND MONTENEGRO 63 5,502 38 12,306 25 2,990
LATVIA 63 4,277 42 3,955 20 5,144
ISRAEL 59 6,018 23 4,320 36 8,077
SPAIN 58 8,168 52 9,822 6 3,441
CYPRUS 55 17,154 33 12,383 22 41,994
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 55 8,507 32 7,201 23 11,377
CANADA 48 7,795 27 5,792 21 13,868
AUSTRIA 47 9,311 40 9,131 7 10,400
GREECE 44 6,135 31 5,414 13 9,036
LITHUANIA 24 3,678 13 3,273 11 4,324
CIS countries 2,071 628 926 608 1,145 644
UKRAINE 419 517 197 535 222 503
TAJIKISTAN 341 705 149 697 192 710
UZBEKISTAN 310 686 135 676 175 694
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF 257 859 112 835 146 879
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF 199 931 86 898 113 958
MOLDOVA 185 633 83 634 102 632
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC 156 506 65 483 90 524
GEORGIA 132 544 63 409 69 780
KAZAKHSTAN 47 501 23 527 24 478
BELARUS 20 214 11 251 9 183
TURKMENISTAN 6 469 3 473 3 466
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 -3,666 -1,665 -2,001
Non-CIS countries -1,992 -1,018 -973
of which2:
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND -973 -179 -794
TURKEY -305 -188 -117
SWITZERLAND -222 -271 49
UNITED KINGDOM -161 -159 -2
JAPAN -156 -143 -13
NETHERLANDS -71 -71 0
ITALY -63 -43 -20
SERBIA AND MONTENEGRO -62 -37 -24
GERMANY -57 -42 -16
FRANCE -55 -49 -6
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES -40 -21 -19
ISRAEL -36 -10 -26
SPAIN -26 -28 2
GREECE -22 -13 -10
CANADA -18 -12 -6
AUSTRIA 0 -4 4
LITHUANIA 15 3 12
UNITED STATES 24 30 -7
LATVIA 73 18 56
CYPRUS 216 208 8
CIS countries -1,675 -647 -1,028
UKRAINE -375 -161 -214
TAJIKISTAN -327 -138 -188
UZBEKISTAN -275 -109 -166
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF -231 -90 -141
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF -188 -78 -110
MOLDOVA -175 -75 -100
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC -128 -43 -85
GEORGIA -122 -54 -68
BELARUS -10 -2,9 -8
TURKMENISTAN -4 -1 -3
KAZAKHSTAN 161 105 56
Notes: 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”, other reports of the credit institutions, reports of money transfer systems, and of the government post service Pochta Rossii.
Updated June 9, 2007.