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Cross-border Transactions of Individuals (Residents and Nonresidents) in Breakdown by Countries in Q1 2010

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 2,190 2,277 1,717 2,171 473 2,769
Non-CIS countries 1,817 3,894 1,416 3,603 402 5,442
of which2:
SWITZERLAND 389 30,430 305 27,697 84 47,257
UNITED STATES 187 1,927 135 1,682 52 3,108
CYPRUS 177 10,616 142 9,284 35 24,933
GERMANY 156 3,009 139 2,963 17 3,466
UNITED KINGDOM 133 5,513 115 5,491 18 5,658
AUSTRIA 63 11,374 52 10,569 11 17,965
NETHERLANDS 59 7,460 50 7,083 9 10,700
LATVIA 55 3,667 40 3,082 15 7,406
ITALY 32 1,429 24 1,288 9 2,063
TURKEY 32 2,374 12 1,174 20 6,485
HONG KONG 32 12,293 19 8,486 13 39,041
FRANCE 29 3,258 20 2,886 9 4,567
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 25 2,510 22 2,588 4 2,131
SPAIN 23 1,768 19 1,808 4 1,586
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND 21 3,208 14 2,738 7 5,046
ISRAEL 21 1,236 15 1,109 6 1,765
JAPAN 13 3,768 9 3,306 4 5,351
CZECH REPUBLIC 12 4,834 11 5,208 1 2,933
GEORGIA 11 822 9 818 2 841
BULGARIA 3 2,190 2 1,987 1 3,113
CIS countries 372 753 301 757 71 733
KAZAKHSTAN 141 1,128 117 1,155 24 1,011
UKRAINE 57 339 47 347 10 309
UZBEKISTAN 53 1,322 40 1,258 13 1,558
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF 26 1,211 21 1,224 5 1,153
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC 24 1,067 20 1,095 4 954
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF 20 797 15 760 5 940
TAJIKISTAN 20 1,062 16 1,073 4 1,015
BELARUS 14 301 11 297 3 315
MOLDOVA 11 654 8 649 2 673
TURKMENISTAN 6 627 5 642 1 563
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 5,822 1,161 3,611 1,295 2,210 994
Non-CIS countries 3,960 5,086 2,606 4,688 1,354 6,077
of which2:
SWITZERLAND 382 31,822 270 24,543 112 111,064
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND 555 7,967 150 3,536 405 14,823
UNITED STATES 329 7,245 196 5,997 132 10,486
UNITED KINGDOM 301 20,142 260 23,020 40 11,137
GERMANY 232 7,861 178 7,323 53 10,427
CYPRUS 121 5,812 108 5,342 13 23,166
TURKEY 241 4,714 150 3,910 91 7,155
AUSTRIA 127 16,015 111 15,372 16 22,645
ITALY 144 7,794 112 7,004 32 12,899
SPAIN 148 12,635 139 13,608 9 5,878
GEORGIA 130 690 72 713 58 663
FRANCE 103 11,780 76 12,151 27 10,840
JAPAN 116 8,475 108 8,267 7 13,669
HONG KONG 91 31,261 12 5,784 79 94,777
NETHERLANDS 61 18,528 49 19,393 12 15,643
LATVIA 49 2,031 39 2,155 10 1,674
CZECH REPUBLIC 77 9,863 65 11,104 12 6,164
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 51 8,040 41 8,626 10 6,322
BULGARIA 70 7,402 65 8,896 4 2,033
ISRAEL 46 2,999 30 3,353 15 2,488
CIS countries 1,861 440 1,005 450 856 428
UKRAINE 391 472 221 498 170 442
UZBEKISTAN 385 496 205 501 181 491
TAJIKISTAN 322 341 171 352 151 329
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC 204 348 108 347 96 350
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF 162 580 88 599 75 559
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF 160 661 84 654 77 668
MOLDOVA 139 429 74 428 65 430
KAZAKHSTAN 57 523 32 540 25 504
BELARUS 33 255 19 271 14 236
TURKMENISTAN 7 520 4 524 3 516
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 -3,632 -1,894 -1,738
Non-CIS countries -2,143 -1,191 -952
of which2:
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND -534 -135 -399
TURKEY -209 -138 -71
UNITED KINGDOM -167 -145 -22
UNITED STATES -141 -61 -80
SPAIN -125 -120 -5
GEORGIA -119 -63 -56
ITALY -112 -88 -23
JAPAN -103 -100 -3
GERMANY -76 -39 -37
FRANCE -74 -56 -18
BULGARIA -67 -63 -3
CZECH REPUBLIC -66 -55 -11
AUSTRIA -65 -59 -5
HONG KONG -59 7 -66
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES -26 -19 -7
ISRAEL -24 -15 -10
NETHERLANDS -3 0 -3
LATVIA 6 1 5
SWITZERLAND 7 35 -28
CYPRUS 57 34 23
CIS countries -1,489 -704 -785
UKRAINE -333 -174 -159
UZBEKISTAN -332 -165 -167
TAJIKISTAN -302 -154 -148
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC -180 -88 -92
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF -140 -68 -72
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF -136 -66 -70
MOLDOVA -129 -66 -63
BELARUS -19 -8 -11
TURKMENISTAN -2 1 -2
KAZAKHSTAN 84 85 -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 operators.
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 Cross-border Transactions of Individuals”, reports of money transfer operators.
Updated June 7, 2010.