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Cross-Border Transactions of Individuals (Residents and Nonresidents) in Breakdown by Countries in Q4 2007

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 2,613 2,377 1,953 2,101 660 3,880
Non-CIS countries 2,088 3,308 1,534 2,837 554 6,131
of which2:
SWITZERLAND 402 24,786 325 23,335 76 33,716
UNITED STATES 279 2,113 201 1,785 78 4,017
CYPRUS 166 8,764 123 7,388 43 18,796
GERMANY 154 1,505 127 1,345 27 3,369
UNITED KINGDOM 154 4,970 127 4,747 28 6,335
LATVIA 95 4,099 62 3,078 34 10,485
NETHERLANDS 63 6,871 53 6,713 10 7,804
AUSTRIA 52 6,480 40 5,803 12 10,410
ITALY 47 1,370 31 1,071 16 2,939
TURKEY 39 2,417 14 1,084 26 6,934
FRANCE 39 2,728 25 2,277 13 4,443
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 37 3,225 30 3,183 7 3,433
SPAIN 35 1,310 29 1,275 6 1,502
ISRAEL 27 1,489 14 949 13 4,158
GREECE 26 1,220 24 1,287 2 789
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND 23 3,490 14 2,607 9 7,301
CANADA 20 1,463 16 1,400 4 1,795
JAPAN 18 3,243 13 2,728 5 6,521
CZECH REPUBLIC 9 2,470 6 2,104 3 4,326
BULGARIA 7 3,958 4 2,769 3 9,752
CIS countries 525 1,121 418 1,077 107 1,336
KAZAKHSTAN 220 2,111 172 1,966 49 2,858
UZBEKISTAN 76 1,927 58 1,826 18 2,339
UKRAINE 60 312 51 322 9 265
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF 38 2,401 31 2,374 7 2,527
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC 38 2,149 30 2,080 7 2,492
TAJIKISTAN 27 2,181 22 2,100 6 2,562
GEORGIA 18 1,313 15 1,346 3 1,139
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF 16 944 12 887 4 1,205
MOLDOVA 16 1,162 13 1,187 2 1,044
BELARUS 14 332 11 332 2 333
TURKMENISTAN 2 863 2 779 1 1,256
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 transacion, US dollars total amount of transactions, millions of US dollars average amount of one transacion, US dollars total amount of transactions, millions of US dollars average amount of one transacion, US dollars
Total 9,284 1,795 5,458 2,208 3,826 1,417
Non-CIS countries 6,117 9,872 4,066 9,164 2,051 11,656
of which2:
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND 1,316 13,660 276 5,110 1,039 24,599
SWITZERLAND 718 35,270 625 32,911 94 67,538
UNITED KINGDOM 551 42,280 499 53,723 51 13,714
TURKEY 430 4,292 293 3,688 137 6,613
UNITED STATES 384 6,810 274 6,441 110 7,945
GERMANY 325 4,960 253 4,431 72 8,524
JAPAN 285 9,208 260 8,700 25 23,928
SPAIN 155 14,646 144 17,801 11 4,388
ITALY 154 7,376 122 7,228 32 8,006
CYPRUS 129 34,109 115 36,447 14 22,469
FRANCE 123 13,115 98 15,415 25 8,305
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 118 14,005 86 14,162 32 13,605
CZECH REPUBLIC 107 12,651 90 16,080 17 5,866
AUSTRIA 103 14,724 87 14,560 16 15,677
ISRAEL 95 7,186 34 4,978 61 9,585
BULGARIA 88 11,053 80 15,258 9 3,106
LATVIA 75 4,132 47 3,455 28 6,199
CANADA 71 8,695 56 8,963 16 7,869
GREECE 62 7,412 47 7,021 15 9,036
NETHERLANDS 54 17,310 41 19,032 14 13,633
CIS countries 3,167 696 1,393 687 1,775 703
UKRAINE 591 659 275 698 316 628
UZBEKISTAN 577 740 246 734 331 744
TAJIKISTAN 561 691 241 691 320 690
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF 348 993 151 990 198 995
MOLDOVA 277 710 119 706 158 712
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC 256 543 108 532 148 551
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF 255 923 108 901 148 939
GEORGIA 198 597 97 483 101 769
KAZAKHSTAN 64 587 29 585 36 588
BELARUS 29 259 15 307 14 221
TURKMENISTAN 10 559 4 563 6 556
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 -6,672 -3,506 -3,166
Non-CIS countries -4,029 -2,532 -1,498
of which2:
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND -1,293 -263 -1,030
UNITED KINGDOM -396 -373 -23
TURKEY -391 -280 -111
SWITZERLAND -317 -299 -17
JAPAN -267 -248 -20
GERMANY -171 -126 -45
SPAIN -119 -115 -5
ITALY -107 -91 -16
UNITED STATES -105 -73 -32
CZECH REPUBLIC -98 -84 -14
FRANCE -84 -72 -12
BULGARIA -82 -76 -6
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES -81 -55 -26
ISRAEL -68 -20 -48
CANADA -52 -40 -12
AUSTRIA -52 -48 -4
GREECE -36 -23 -12
NETHERLANDS 9 12 -3
LATVIA 20 14 6
CYPRUS 37 8 29
CIS countries -2,642 -974 -1,668
TAJIKISTAN -534 -220 -314
UKRAINE -531 -224 -308
UZBEKISTAN -500 -188 -312
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF -310 -119 -191
MOLDOVA -261 -106 -156
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF -239 -95 -144
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC -218 -78 -140
GEORGIA -180 -81 -99
BELARUS -16 -4 -12
TURKMENISTAN -8 -3 -5
KAZAKHSTAN 156 143 13
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 March 12, 2008.