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Cross-Border Transactions of Individuals (Residents and Nonresidents) in Breakdown by Countries in Q1 2009

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 1,900 1,990 1,480 1,876 420 2,537
Non-CIS countries 1,520 3,121 1,175 2,868 345 4,465
of which2:
SWITZERLAND 224 17,401 180 16,363 44 23,560
UNITED STATES 208 1,941 152 1,702 56 3,147
CYPRUS 144 8,736 103 6,882 41 26,657
GERMANY 140 2,376 117 2,245 23 3,415
UNITED KINGDOM 112 4,573 95 4,464 17 5,271
NETHERLANDS 64 8,126 58 8,331 6 6,587
AUSTRIA 59 8,695 50 8,531 9 9,778
LATVIA 57 3,329 42 2,851 15 6,220
ITALY 39 1,321 27 1,100 12 2,351
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 28 2,505 22 2,357 6 3,183
TURKEY 25 1,818 10 963 15 4,630
FRANCE 24 2,159 16 1,821 8 3,314
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND 24 3,788 14 2,709 10 8,108
SPAIN 19 1,187 16 1,174 3 1,250
CZECH REPUBLIC 18 6,958 17 7,878 1 2,382
ISRAEL 17 1,001 12 910 4 1,400
LUXEMBOURG 14 18,380 10 16,173 4 28,368
JAPAN 13 3,668 10 3,149 3 7,231
FINLAND 12 3,689 7 2,712 4 9,032
BULGARIA 3 2,136 3 2,177 0 1,926
CIS countries 380 813 305 804 75 850
KAZAKHSTAN 127 1,296 104 1,297 23 1,294
UZBEKISTAN 73 1,475 56 1,404 18 1,749
UKRAINE 42 271 34 273 8 261
TAJIKISTAN 28 1,462 22 1,428 6 1,604
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC 27 1,180 23 1,211 4 1,047
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF 23 1,210 19 1,210 4 1,211
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF 22 825 17 806 5 902
GEORGIA 12 858 10 871 2 802
BELARUS 11 265 9 246 3 346
MOLDOVA 10 678 9 699 2 585
TURKMENISTAN 4 676 3 682 1 650
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 4,902 1,209 3,036 1,427 1,866 968
Non-CIS countries 3,340 6,513 2,260 5,690 1,080 9,343
of which2:
SWITZERLAND 502 28,268 455 27,289 47 43,286
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND 498 11,119 96 3,798 402 20,694
UNITED STATES 268 7,280 178 6,728 90 8,685
GERMANY 223 6,746 174 6,284 50 9,064
UNITED KINGDOM 196 15,008 155 16,286 41 11,596
TURKEY 181 4,381 111 3,752 70 5,959
CYPRUS 129 4,976 104 4,125 24 43,541
SPAIN 126 12,348 117 13,723 8 5,088
ITALY 114 7,042 90 6,563 24 9,729
AUSTRIA 91 13,014 72 11,628 19 24,175
FRANCE 77 10,219 57 10,790 20 8,886
CZECH REPUBLIC 67 10,358 53 11,493 14 7,494
BULGARIA 64 8,230 57 9,949 7 3,288
JAPAN 62 7,115 54 6,628 8 14,181
NETHERLANDS 57 19,645 40 18,981 17 21,402
LUXEMBOURG 55 173,921 45 200,840 10 109,845
LATVIA 49 2,893 38 3,246 10 2,068
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 47 6,851 40 7,103 7 5,731
FINLAND 39 11,886 30 11,344 9 13,987
ISRAEL 39 3,275 26 3,886 13 2,488
CIS countries 1,562 441 777 449 785 434
UZBEKISTAN 292 498 143 499 149 496
TAJIKISTAN 278 383 135 395 142 373
UKRAINE 267 382 137 395 130 370
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC 152 337 75 336 78 338
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF 145 613 72 615 73 610
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF 128 694 61 679 67 708
MOLDOVA 126 439 64 455 62 423
GEORGIA 111 678 57 703 54 653
KAZAKHSTAN 36 396 19 411 17 381
BELARUS 22 204 11 216 10 191
TURKMENISTAN 6 515 3 534 3 496
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 -3,002 -1,556 -1,446
Non-CIS countries -1,820 -1,085 -735
of which2:
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND -474 -83 -392
SWITZERLAND -278 -275 -3
TURKEY -156 -101 -55
SPAIN -106 -102 -5
UNITED KINGDOM -84 -60 -24
GERMANY -83 -56 -27
ITALY -75 -63 -12
BULGARIA -60 -54 -6
UNITED STATES -60 -26 -35
FRANCE -53 -41 -12
CZECH REPUBLIC -49 -36 -13
JAPAN -49 -44 -5
LUXEMBOURG -42 -35 -7
AUSTRIA -32 -22 -10
FINLAND -27 -22 -5
ISRAEL -22 -13 -9
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES -19 -18 -1
NETHERLANDS 7 18 -11
LATVIA 8 3 5
CYPRUS 15 -2 17
CIS countries -1,182 -472 -710
TAJIKISTAN -250 -113 -137
UKRAINE -225 -103 -123
UZBEKISTAN -218 -87 -131
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC -125 -52 -73
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF -122 -53 -69
MOLDOVA -116 -56 -60
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF -106 -44 -62
GEORGIA -98 -46 -52
BELARUS -10 -3 -7
TURKMENISTAN -2 0 -2
KAZAKHSTAN 91 85 6
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 operators, and of the government post service Pochta Rossii.
Updated June 11, 2009.