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Cross-Border Transactions of Individuals (Residents and Nonresidents) in Breakdown by Countries in 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 9,226 2,277 7,224 2,133 2,002 3,013
Non-CIS countries 7,446 3,562 5,763 3,228 1,684 5,514
of which2:
SWITZERLAND 1,508 26,892 1,243 25,848 266 33,156
UNITED STATES 855 2,007 656 1,835 200 2,896
GERMANY 634 2,782 521 2,552 113 4,762
CYPRUS 605 8,899 452 7,323 154 24,255
UNITED KINGDOM 526 5,164 398 4,532 128 9,130
NETHERLANDS 317 9,347 279 9,314 38 9,593
AUSTRIA 261 9,514 226 9,297 35 11,182
LATVIA 253 3,743 182 3,116 71 7,779
ITALY 162 1,467 117 1,272 46 2,403
FRANCE 142 3,303 95 2,824 48 4,985
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 124 2,815 99 2,720 25 3,271
TURKEY 104 1,782 48 1,060 56 4,324
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND 103 3,726 67 3,006 36 6,688
SPAIN 83 1,322 68 1,308 14 1,390
HONG KONG 81 6,554 52 4,697 29 21,979
ISRAEL 77 1,133 60 1,082 17 1,366
CANADA 69 1,520 56 1,489 13 1,663
JAPAN 64 4,015 45 3,305 19 8,205
CZECH REPUBLIC 59 5,191 54 5,613 5 2,962
BULGARIA 13 2,068 11 2,163 2 1,577
CIS countries 1,780 907 1,461 912 319 887
KAZAKHSTAN 632 1,375 521 1,376 111 1,374
UZBEKISTAN 264 1,526 201 1,453 63 1,815
UKRAINE 221 333 183 337 38 312
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF 180 2,245 161 2,438 19 1,346
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC 127 1,339 108 1,386 19 1,126
TAJIKISTAN 102 1,359 82 1,353 19 1,388
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF 92 893 73 870 19 990
BELARUS 56 317 44 308 12 356
MOLDOVA 48 732 40 738 9 704
GEORGIA 39 936 33 959 6 826
TURKMENISTAN 19 699 16 717 3 616
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 25,362 1,180 14,690 1,380 10,672 984
Non-CIS countries 15,808 6,204 10,166 5,495 5,641 8,086
of which2:
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND 2,893 10,659 636 4,139 2,256 19,180
SWITZERLAND 1,470 20,696 1,313 19,708 157 35,554
UNITED STATES 1,119 6,686 733 6,325 385 7,499
UNITED KINGDOM 997 16,722 802 18,034 194 12,861
TURKEY 984 4,215 626 3,639 358 5,822
GERMANY 957 7,759 744 7,432 213 9,166
SPAIN 604 13,298 563 14,639 41 5,865
AUSTRIA 559 16,652 508 16,674 52 16,446
ITALY 550 7,856 450 7,555 100 9,583
CYPRUS 508 3,084 434 2,675 74 29,528
HONG KONG 496 42,749 49 6,478 447 109,474
FRANCE 466 13,854 375 15,706 91 9,318
BULGARIA 336 9,228 308 11,461 27 2,897
CZECH REPUBLIC 290 9,655 225 10,374 65 7,792
JAPAN 290 7,417 260 7,053 30 13,415
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 222 8,633 162 8,380 60 9,404
LATVIA 219 2,812 149 2,735 70 2,991
NETHERLANDS 183 14,844 116 12,681 67 21,064
ISRAEL 173 3,179 118 4,013 55 2,192
CANADA 169 6,406 131 6,555 38 5,934
CIS countries 9,555 504 4,524 514 5,031 496
UZBEKISTAN 2,071 571 961 575 1,109 568
TAJIKISTAN 1,740 410 809 423 931 399
UKRAINE 1,595 500 792 522 803 480
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF 945 677 453 699 491 657
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC 925 383 427 378 498 388
MOLDOVA 763 520 361 524 402 517
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF 748 706 346 700 403 710
GEORGIA 401 688 195 716 206 662
KAZAKHSTAN 217 511 102 500 115 522
BELARUS 117 246 62 268 56 226
TURKMENISTAN 34 547 16 555 18 540
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 -16,136 -7,467 -8,670
Non-CIS countries -8,362 -4,404 -3,958
of which2:
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND -2,789 -569 -2,220
TURKEY -880 -578 -302
SPAIN -521 -495 -26
UNITED KINGDOM -471 -404 -67
HONG KONG -415 3 -418
ITALY -388 -334 -54
FRANCE -324 -281 -43
GERMANY -323 -223 -100
BULGARIA -323 -297 -26
AUSTRIA -298 -282 -16
UNITED STATES -263 -78 -186
CZECH REPUBLIC -231 -171 -60
JAPAN -226 -215 -11
CANADA -100 -75 -25
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES -98 -63 -35
ISRAEL -96 -58 -38
LATVIA 34 33 0
SWITZERLAND 38 -70 108
CYPRUS 97 18 79
NETHERLANDS 134 163 -29
CIS countries -7,775 -3,063 -4,712
UZBEKISTAN -1,806 -760 -1,046
TAJIKISTAN -1,638 -726 -912
UKRAINE -1,373 -609 -765
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC -797 -319 -478
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF -765 -293 -472
MOLDOVA -715 -321 -394
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF -657 -273 -384
GEORGIA -361 -162 -200
BELARUS -61 -17 -44
TURKMENISTAN -14 0 -15
KAZAKHSTAN 415 418 -4
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.