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Cross-Border Transactions of Individuals (Residents and Nonresidents) in Breakdown by Countries in 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 10,231 2,539 7,510 2,211 2,721 4,297
Non-CIS countries 8,376 3,463 6,052 2,927 2,324 6,622
of which2:
SWITZERLAND 1,784 25,083 1,476 23,758 309 34,201
UNITED STATES 1,143 2,229 858 1,969 285 3,689
CYPRUS 708 3,532 546 2,840 162 19,811
GERMANY 580 2,081 436 1,756 144 4,726
UNITED KINGDOM 522 4,625 371 3,881 151 8,721
LATVIA 387 4,567 233 3,211 153 12,790
AUSTRIA 337 11,360 275 10,946 62 13,671
NETHERLANDS 193 5,454 143 4,777 50 9,227
ITALY 161 1,265 111 1,041 50 2,441
TURKEY 156 2,488 51 1,053 106 7,151
FRANCE 130 2,535 75 1,873 55 4,901
SPAIN 118 1,153 95 1,111 22 1,373
GREECE 103 1,223 90 1,234 14 1,158
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 89 2,097 72 2,034 17 2,403
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND 85 2,971 51 2,224 34 5,945
ISRAEL 85 1,248 54 968 30 2,604
JAPAN 81 3,612 51 2,682 30 9,035
CANADA 74 1,529 59 1,433 16 2,035
HUNGARY 36 9,016 26 8,126 10 12,642
CZECH REPUBLIC 35 2,697 25 2,365 10 4,317
CIS countries 1,856 1,151 1,458 1,097 397 1,408
KAZAKHSTAN 835 2,214 651 2,067 184 2,962
UZBEKISTAN 249 1,859 186 1,745 63 2,303
UKRAINE 196 306 161 303 36 322
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC 132 2,141 107 2,096 25 2,356
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF 122 2,200 96 2,111 26 2,610
TAJIKISTAN 89 2,295 68 2,161 20 2,892
MOLDOVA 65 1,418 54 1,434 11 1,340
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF 59 1,031 45 964 14 1,324
GEORGIA 55 1,257 47 1,292 8 1,081
BELARUS 46 313 37 309 9 334
TURKMENISTAN 7 734 6 708 2 842
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 29,807 1,725 18,481 2,170 11,327 1,292
Non-CIS countries 20,133 10,019 14,091 9,817 6,041 10,522
of which2:
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND 3,418 12,022 741 4,722 2,677 21,014
SWITZERLAND 2,844 42,710 2,586 41,772 257 55,153
NETHERLANDS 1,558 129,813 1,506 181,187 51 13,935
TURKEY 1,378 4,107 871 3,341 507 6,776
UNITED STATES 1,284 7,299 896 6,816 389 8,720
UNITED KINGDOM 1,279 26,122 1,109 30,881 170 13,010
GERMANY 1,025 4,702 807 4,254 218 7,711
JAPAN 898 8,575 814 8,038 84 24,111
ITALY 485 6,831 372 6,464 113 8,402
FRANCE 442 13,653 366 16,639 76 7,317
SPAIN 425 11,935 385 14,239 40 4,700
HUNGARY 412 96,073 403 145,851 9 5,802
AUSTRIA 360 14,604 306 14,303 54 16,579
ISRAEL 332 7,569 130 5,510 202 9,972
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 315 11,802 230 11,851 85 11,672
CYPRUS 305 24,410 272 26,799 33 14,088
LATVIA 250 4,699 160 4,220 90 5,881
CZECH REPUBLIC 250 9,300 206 11,390 44 5,024
CANADA 221 7,896 166 7,710 55 8,515
GREECE 151 7,549 112 7,076 39 9,334
CIS countries 9,675 634 4,389 620 5,285 645
UKRAINE 1,855 603 899 635 956 575
UZBEKISTAN 1,693 677 741 669 952 684
TAJIKISTAN 1,667 630 733 624 935 635
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF 1,062 850 473 844 589 855
MOLDOVA 832 636 372 631 460 640
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF 814 840 354 811 460 864
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC 771 505 334 489 436 517
GEORGIA 664 559 330 446 334 746
KAZAKHSTAN 195 529 93 539 102 521
BELARUS 91 239 47 265 44 217
TURKMENISTAN 30 516 14 518 17 515
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 -19,576 -10,971 -8,606
Non-CIS countries -11,757 -8,039 -3,718
of which2:
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND -3,334 -690 -2,643
NETHERLANDS -1,365 -1,363 -2
TURKEY -1,221 -820 -401
SWITZERLAND -1,059 -1,110 51
JAPAN -817 -762 -55
UNITED KINGDOM -757 -738 -18
GERMANY -445 -371 -74
HUNGARY -376 -377 1
ITALY -324 -261 -63
FRANCE -312 -291 -21
SPAIN -308 -289 -18
ISRAEL -247 -76 -171
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES -226 -158 -68
CZECH REPUBLIC -215 -180 -35
CANADA -147 -108 -39
UNITED STATES -142 -38 -104
GREECE -47 -22 -25
AUSTRIA -23 -31 7
LATVIA 136 74 63
CYPRUS 403 274 129
CIS countries -7,819 -2,931 -4,888
UKRAINE -1,659 -738 -920
TAJIKISTAN -1,579 -664 -914
UZBEKISTAN -1,444 -555 -889
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF -940 -377 -563
MOLDOVA -767 -317 -450
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF -755 -309 -446
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC -639 -228 -411
GEORGIA -609 -283 -326
BELARUS -45 -9 -36
TURKMENISTAN -23 -8 -15
KAZAKHSTAN 640 558 82
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.