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Cross-Border Transactions of Individuals (Residents and Nonresidents) in Breakdown by Countries in Q4 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 2,496 2,323 1,942 2,185 554 2,978
Non-CIS countries 2,030 3,838 1,566 3,504 464 5,660
of which2:
SWITZERLAND 436 27,991 356 26,266 81 39,417
UNITED STATES 200 1,834 156 1,719 44 2,412
CYPRUS 184 10,178 139 8,438 45 27,771
GERMANY 176 3,021 148 2,822 28 4,850
UNITED KINGDOM 127 4,836 102 4,470 25 7,235
LATVIA 74 4,189 51 3,319 24 9,589
AUSTRIA 53 7,824 47 7,722 6 8,694
NETHERLANDS 51 5,357 42 4,957 9 8,692
FRANCE 49 4,741 35 4,404 14 5,918
ITALY 43 1,625 32 1,464 11 2,375
TURKEY 30 2,090 12 1,072 18 5,528
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 30 2,658 25 2,658 5 2,658
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND 28 3,848 20 3,547 7 5,059
HONG KONG 24 6,082 15 4,091 9 23,957
SPAIN 23 1,455 19 1,511 3 1,183
CANADA 22 1,868 18 1,875 4 1,834
CZECH REPUBLIC 20 6,510 19 7,278 1 2,432
JAPAN 16 3,915 11 3,320 5 6,293
GEORGIA 16 939 13 977 2 776
BULGARIA 3 1,914 3 2,071 0 1,138
CIS countries 465 853 376 852 89 859
KAZAKHSTAN 172 1,285 139 1,270 33 1,350
UKRAINE 65 343 53 346 12 330
UZBEKISTAN 63 1,420 48 1,362 15 1,646
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF 42 1,748 36 1,829 6 1,387
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC 33 1,236 27 1,280 5 1,047
TAJIKISTAN 29 1,342 23 1,360 5 1,266
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF 27 931 21 908 6 1,026
BELARUS 16 313 12 308 3 335
MOLDOVA 14 757 11 749 3 791
TURKMENISTAN 6 684 5 709 1 575
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 7,240 1,194 4,139 1,337 3,100 1,044
Non-CIS countries 4,526 4,906 2,816 4,423 1,709 5,983
of which2:
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND 945 10,269 225 4,196 720 18,753
SWITZERLAND 329 17,982 299 17,429 30 26,314
UNITED STATES 304 6,236 205 6,047 99 6,666
TURKEY 304 4,519 195 3,879 109 6,400
GERMANY 256 8,183 196 7,781 60 9,838
UNITED KINGDOM 233 14,705 193 16,238 40 10,128
SPAIN 183 15,139 174 16,722 9 5,467
GEORGIA 167 726 85 756 83 698
HONG KONG 165 49,480 15 6,889 150 123,806
ITALY 157 8,325 127 7,865 30 11,016
FRANCE 127 13,567 104 15,668 23 8,478
CYPRUS 119 2,421 103 2,118 16 26,091
BULGARIA 91 9,320 84 11,503 8 3,016
CZECH REPUBLIC 84 10,405 70 11,743 15 6,773
JAPAN 84 8,044 77 7,774 7 12,930
AUSTRIA 83 8,515 70 7,937 12 14,606
LATVIA 73 3,448 48 3,270 25 3,858
NETHERLANDS 65 19,077 41 16,243 24 27,066
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 64 9,128 50 9,531 15 8,006
CANADA 48 6,341 38 6,618 10 5,453
CIS countries 2,714 528 1,323 538 1,391 518
UZBEKISTAN 599 603 287 604 312 602
UKRAINE 507 551 260 580 247 522
TAJIKISTAN 497 432 239 448 258 418
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF 285 722 140 743 145 702
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC 266 383 127 379 139 387
MOLDOVA 226 559 109 561 116 558
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF 221 730 106 731 115 730
KAZAKHSTAN 67 541 31 504 36 576
BELARUS 36 258 19 274 17 243
TURKMENISTAN 10 559 5 566 5 553
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 -4,744 -2,197 -2,547
Non-CIS countries -2,495 -1,250 -1,245
of which2:
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND -917 -205 -712
TURKEY -273 -183 -91
SPAIN -160 -154 -6
GEORGIA -152 -71 -80
HONG KONG -141 0 -141
ITALY -114 -94 -19
UNITED KINGDOM -106 -91 -15
UNITED STATES -104 -49 -55
BULGARIA -88 -81 -7
GERMANY -80 -48 -32
FRANCE -78 -68 -10
JAPAN -68 -66 -2
CZECH REPUBLIC -65 -51 -14
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES -35 -25 -10
AUSTRIA -29 -23 -6
CANADA -25 -20 -6
NETHERLANDS -14 1 -15
LATVIA 1 2 -1
CYPRUS 65 36 29
SWITZERLAND 107 57 51
CIS countries -2,249 -947 -1,302
UZBEKISTAN -536 -239 -297
TAJIKISTAN -469 -216 -253
UKRAINE -442 -207 -235
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF -243 -104 -139
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC -233 -99 -134
MOLDOVA -211 -98 -113
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF -195 -85 -109
BELARUS -20 -6 -14
TURKMENISTAN -4 0 -4
KAZAKHSTAN 104 108 -3
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 February 24, 2010.