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Cross-Border Transactions of Individuals (Residents and Nonresidents) in Breakdown by Countries in Q2 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 2,355 2,176 1,858 2,020 497 3,060
Non-CIS countries 1,931 3,255 1,509 2,915 422 5,582
of which2:
SWITZERLAND 448 32,607 382 32,799 67 31,556
UNITED STATES 242 2,252 191 2,113 51 2,997
GERMANY 151 2,688 119 2,380 31 5,260
CYPRUS 139 8,489 110 7,483 29 17,491
UNITED KINGDOM 128 5,131 90 4,222 38 10,536
AUSTRIA 81 11,406 72 11,376 10 11,628
NETHERLANDS 68 8,127 56 7,681 12 11,307
LATVIA 53 3,259 40 2,847 13 6,019
ITALY 40 1,384 29 1,179 12 2,391
FRANCE 38 3,400 27 3,130 11 4,335
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 37 3,374 31 3,435 6 3,075
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND 27 3,262 17 2,587 10 6,071
TURKEY 23 1,495 12 990 11 3,377
SPAIN 20 1,211 16 1,191 3 1,312
ISRAEL 18 1,101 15 1,057 4 1,310
JAPAN 17 4,089 13 3,702 3 6,734
CANADA 15 1,388 13 1,386 3 1,397
HONG KONG 15 6,120 9 4,485 5 16,941
CZECH REPUBLIC 9 3,170 7 2,950 2 4,317
BULGARIA 3 2,065 3 2,082 0.5 1,980
CIS countries 424 867 349 868 75 861
KAZAKHSTAN 170 1,429 141 1,434 29 1,408
UZBEKISTAN 62 1,555 48 1,492 14 1,815
UKRAINE 54 326 46 337 8 276
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC 35 1,441 30 1,506 5 1,140
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF 23 1,287 19 1,285 4 1,293
TAJIKISTAN 20 1,102 16 1,106 3 1,081
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF 19 855 15 808 4 1,065
GEORGIA 13 847 11 865 2 765
BELARUS 12 282 10 283 2 279
MOLDOVA 11 629 9 614 2 696
TURKMENISTAN 5 661 4 684 1 548
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 5,703 1,093 3,255 1,291 2,448 909
Non-CIS countries 3,438 6,794 2,200 5,946 1,238 9,100
of which2:
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND 533 9,832 120 4,032 414 16,852
UNITED STATES 286 7,259 183 6,737 103 8,413
UNITED KINGDOM 260 16,697 185 15,728 74 19,726
SWITZERLAND 226 12,266 186 10,689 41 37,558
TURKEY 211 3,945 131 3,351 81 5,535
GERMANY 207 6,966 157 6,589 50 8,509
SPAIN 143 12,309 132 13,319 12 6,610
AUSTRIA 134 17,355 124 17,821 10 13,190
ITALY 134 7,619 109 7,323 24 9,312
CYPRUS 132 2,501 109 2,096 23 33,825
HONG KONG 95 34,825 10 5,808 85 87,902
FRANCE 94 11,290 71 11,929 23 9,656
BULGARIA 85 8,929 78 10,941 7 2,916
JAPAN 68 6,883 62 6,590 7 11,757
CZECH REPUBLIC 64 8,035 51 8,891 13 5,846
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 62 10,192 40 8,921 23 13,574
LATVIA 50 1,955 35 1,735 16 2,696
ISRAEL 42 3,257 27 3,901 15 2,507
CANADA 42 6,657 31 6,519 10 7,108
NETHERLANDS 32 9,987 20 8,428 12 14,708
CIS countries 2,265 481 1,056 490 1,210 473
UZBEKISTAN 477 534 219 542 258 526
TAJIKISTAN 392 378 179 389 212 370
UKRAINE 375 494 183 516 192 474
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC 224 375 102 372 122 378
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF 215 616 101 628 114 606
MOLDOVA 188 491 87 492 101 489
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF 175 686 79 679 96 692
GEORGIA 132 648 63 672 69 628
KAZAKHSTAN 50 485 23 467 27 501
BELARUS 29 254 15 279 14 231
TURKMENISTAN 8 533 4 541 4 526
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 -3,348 -1,397 -1,951
Non-CIS countries -1,507 -691 -816
of which2:
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND -507 -103 -404
TURKEY -189 -119 -70
UNITED KINGDOM -131 -95 -36
SPAIN -124 -116 -8
ITALY -93 -81 -13
BULGARIA -82 -76 -6
HONG KONG -80 -1 -79
GERMANY -56 -38 -18
FRANCE -55 -44 -12
CZECH REPUBLIC -55 -44 -11
AUSTRIA -53 -52 -1
JAPAN -52 -48 -3
UNITED STATES -44 9 -52
CANADA -26 -18 -8
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES -25 -8 -17
ISRAEL -23 -12 -11
LATVIA 3 6 -3
CYPRUS 7 1 6
NETHERLANDS 36 36 0
SWITZERLAND 222 196 26
CIS countries -1,842 -706 -1,135
UZBEKISTAN -415 -171 -244
TAJIKISTAN -372 -163 -209
UKRAINE -322 -138 -184
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF -192 -82 -110
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC -188 -71 -117
MOLDOVA -178 -78 -99
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF -156 -64 -91
GEORGIA -119 -52 -67
BELARUS -17 -5 -12
TURKMENISTAN -3 0 -4
KAZAKHSTAN 120 118 1
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 systems 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 September 8, 2009.