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Cross-Border Transactions of Individuals (Residents and Nonresidents) in Breakdown by Countries in Q3 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 2,475 2,632 1,944 2,461 532 3,526
Non-CIS countries 1,965 4,084 1,513 3,684 452 6,423
of which1:
SWITZERLAND 399 28,811 325 27,373 74 37,395
UNITED STATES 206 2,003 156 1,806 49 3,059
GERMANY 167 3,058 136 2,763 31 5,769
UNITED KINGDOM 158 6,083 111 4,956 47 13,090
CYPRUS 138 8,095 100 6,412 38 25,407
NETHERLANDS 134 16,335 123 16,977 11 11,573
LATVIA 69 4,163 50 3,432 19 9,222
AUSTRIA 68 10,047 57 9,468 11 14,939
ITALY 40 1,565 29 1,378 10 2,512
FRANCE 31 2,997 16 1,998 15 6,668
HONG KONG 29 8,039 19 5,790 10 31,567
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 29 2,729 22 2,428 7 4,283
TURKEY 26 1,738 14 1,208 12 3,706
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND 25 4,139 16 3,233 9 7,990
SPAIN 21 1,453 17 1,373 4 1,879
ISRAEL 20 1,260 17 1,270 3 1,211
CANADA 18 1,600 14 1,542 3 1,891
JAPAN 18 4,353 11 3,032 7 13,941
CZECH REPUBLIC 12 4,161 10 4,421 1 2,694
BULGARIA 3 2,160 3 2,319 0 1,295
CIS countries 510 1,111 431 1,137 80 990
KAZAKHSTAN 163 1,499 137 1,509 26 1,447
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF 92 4,790 87 5,459 5 1,483
UZBEKISTAN 66 1,680 50 1,577 16 2,097
UKRAINE 61 388 50 389 10 382
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC 32 1,520 28 1,564 5 1,309
TAJIKISTAN 25 1,543 21 1,525 5 1,624
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF 23 956 19 952 4 974
BELARUS 17 412 13 398 3 475
GEORGIA 13 1,151 11 1,195 2 943
MOLDOVA 13 874 11 905 2 725
TURKMENISTAN 5 791 4 804 1 724
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 7,517 1,222 4,259 1,469 3,258 1,002
Non-CIS countries 4,504 7,425 2,891 6,476 1,614 10,067
of which2:
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND 916 11,408 195 4,334 721 20,429
SWITZERLAND 413 24,971 373 24,206 40 35,509
UNITED KINGDOM 308 20,328 270 23,766 39 10,106
TURKEY 288 4,033 190 3,562 98 5,419
GERMANY 271 9,254 218 9,264 54 9,216
UNITED STATES 261 6,154 168 5,892 93 6,694
AUSTRIA 252 27,391 242 28,578 10 13,936
HONG KONG 204 63,150 14 7,251 190 148,035
FRANCE 169 19,883 144 23,730 25 10,334
SPAIN 152 13,205 140 14,562 12 6,204
ITALY 146 8,341 124 8,367 21 8,194
CYPRUS 128 3,477 117 3,243 11 16,395
BULGARIA 95 10,266 89 13,258 6 2,459
JAPAN 76 7,554 67 7,124 8 14,781
CZECH REPUBLIC 75 9,949 51 9,476 24 11,153
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 48 8,499 33 8,080 15 9,586
LATVIA 47 3,323 28 3,475 19 3,127
ISRAEL 46 3,401 33 4,746 12 1,930
CANADA 42 6,485 33 6,836 9 5,476
NETHERLANDS 30 10,349 15 7,086 14 20,251
CIS countries 3,013 543 1,368 558 1,644 532
UZBEKISTAN 703 611 313 616 390 607
TAJIKISTAN 573 429 255 445 318 417
UKRAINE 445 551 212 579 233 527
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF 300 722 140 771 159 683
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC 283 420 124 412 159 427
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF 224 704 99 699 125 708
MOLDOVA 223 570 100 571 123 568
GEORGIA 158 732 75 770 83 700
KAZAKHSTAN 63 605 29 614 34 598
BELARUS 31 264 16 302 15 232
TURKMENISTAN 10 567 4 570 5 565
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 -5,042 -2,316 -2,726
Non-CIS countries -2,540 -1,378 -1,162
of which:2 0 0 0
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND -891 -179 -712
TURKEY -262 -175 -86
AUSTRIA -185 -185 0
HONG KONG -175 5 -180
UNITED KINGDOM -150 -159 9
FRANCE -138 -128 -10
SPAIN -130 -123 -7
ITALY -106 -95 -11
GERMANY -104 -81 -22
BULGARIA -92 -86 -6
CZECH REPUBLIC -63 -41 -22
JAPAN -58 -56 -2
UNITED STATES -55 -12 -43
ISRAEL -26 -17 -9
CANADA -24 -19 -6
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES -19 -11 -8
SWITZERLAND -13 -48 35
CYPRUS 10 -17 28
LATVIA 22 22 0
NETHERLANDS 105 108 -3
CIS countries -2,502 -938 -1,565
UZBEKISTAN -637 -264 -373
TAJIKISTAN -548 -235 -313
UKRAINE -384 -161 -223
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC -251 -96 -154
MOLDOVA -210 -89 -121
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF -208 -54 -155
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF -200 -80 -121
GEORGIA -144 -63 -81
BELARUS -14 -3 -11
TURKMENISTAN -5 -1 -5
KAZAKHSTAN 100 107 -7
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 December 7, 2009.