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Cross-border Transactions of Individuals (Residents and Nonresidents) in Breakdown by Countries in Q3 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 2,260 2,322 1,670 2,390 589 2,150
Non-CIS countries 1,762 3,698 1,317 3,605 445 4,003
of which2:
SWITZERLAND 275 20,674 220 19,668 56 25,912
UNITED STATES 194 2,048 147 2,139 47 1,806
CYPRUS 152 8,636 111 7,067 41 21,723
UNITED KINGDOM 142 4,494 111 4,151 31 6,370
GERMANY 138 2,976 110 2,757 28 4,293
LATVIA 105 6,501 71 5,226 34 13,063
AUSTRIA 63 10,546 55 10,640 9 9,995
NETHERLANDS 45 5,830 36 5,355 9 8,915
ITALY 35 1,650 23 1,566 11 1,855
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 32 3,153 24 3,173 8 3,096
FRANCE 30 3,383 16 2,483 15 5,482
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND 28 4,160 16 3,558 12 5,405
TURKEY 28 1,825 16 1,596 12 2,261
SPAIN 22 1,723 17 1,940 4 1,199
HONG KONG 21 5,646 16 4,760 5 14,775
ISRAEL 17 994 12 1,062 5 856
JAPAN 14 4,127 9 3,500 5 6,181
GEORGIA 11 1,149 8 1,252 3 935
CZECH REPUBLIC 11 4,550 10 5,408 1 2,041
BULGARIA 4 3,143 3 3,632 1 1,819
CIS countries 498 1,002 353 1,058 145 888
KAZAKHSTAN 181 1,444 133 1,550 48 1,213
UKRAINE 73 431 52 463 21 368
UZBEKISTAN 71 1,684 46 1,661 25 1,727
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC 52 1,761 37 1,871 15 1,539
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF 34 1,508 24 1,494 11 1,542
TAJIKISTAN 28 1,585 19 1,652 8 1,450
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF 23 940 16 1,005 7 812
BELARUS 19 428 13 446 6 393
MOLDOVA 13 839 9 917 4 684
TURKMENISTAN 6 749 4 795 2 654
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 8,899 1,142 5,138 1,350 3,761 943
Non-CIS countries 5,191 5,308 3,376 5,043 1,815 5,882
of which2:
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND 1,089 10,366 261 4,215 828 19,180
SWITZERLAND 432 27,616 375 25,782 57 51,925
UNITED KINGDOM 334 18,289 293 21,243 41 9,134
TURKEY 330 4,480 212 3,898 118 6,134
UNITED STATES 323 5,776 233 5,945 90 5,380
GERMANY 314 8,217 262 8,135 51 8,668
GEORGIA 175 745 87 795 88 702
JAPAN 170 10,574 159 10,278 11 17,879
SPAIN 162 12,565 152 13,739 9 5,221
ITALY 154 7,378 129 7,174 25 8,643
CYPRUS 128 3,140 109 2,730 19 25,797
NETHERLANDS 125 36,222 107 39,560 18 24,006
FRANCE 110 11,302 86 12,266 24 8,843
AUSTRIA 102 7,369 91 6,949 12 13,951
BULGARIA 98 9,261 93 11,698 6 2,171
LATVIA 96 4,095 51 3,095 45 6,458
HONG KONG 84 23,549 17 6,880 67 62,802
CZECH REPUBLIC 84 10,661 73 12,824 11 4,923
ISRAEL 73 4,680 36 4,325 37 5,089
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 69 10,125 49 9,609 20 11,636
CIS countries 3,708 544 1,762 562 1,946 529
UZBEKISTAN 993 633 461 638 532 629
TAJIKISTAN 756 414 351 425 405 404
UKRAINE 606 625 308 676 298 580
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF 348 677 166 720 182 642
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC 334 396 155 399 179 392
MOLDOVA 261 591 122 593 139 589
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF 252 680 121 689 132 672
KAZAKHSTAN 90 741 44 760 46 725
BELARUS 57 407 29 435 28 381
TURKMENISTAN 10 584 5 585 6 584
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 -6,639 -3,468 -3,171
Non-CIS countries -3,429 -2,058 -1,370
of which2:
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND -1,061 -245 -816
TURKEY -302 -196 -106
UNITED KINGDOM -191 -182 -9
GERMANY -175 -153 -23
GEORGIA -164 -79 -85
SWITZERLAND -157 -155 -1
JAPAN -156 -150 -6
SPAIN -140 -135 -5
UNITED STATES -128 -86 -43
ITALY -120 -106 -14
BULGARIA -94 -89 -5
FRANCE -80 -70 -10
NETHERLANDS -80 -71 -9
CZECH REPUBLIC -73 -63 -9
HONG KONG -64 -1 -62
ISRAEL -56 -24 -32
AUSTRIA -39 -36 -3
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES -37 -25 -12
LATVIA 9 20 -11
CYPRUS 25 2 22
CIS countries -3,210 -1,409 -1,801
UZBEKISTAN -923 -416 -507
TAJIKISTAN -729 -332 -397
UKRAINE -533 -256 -277
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF -314 -142 -172
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC -282 -118 -164
MOLDOVA -248 -113 -135
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF -230 -105 -125
BELARUS -38 -16 -22
TURKMENISTAN -5 -1 -4
KAZAKHSTAN 91 89 1
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 November 26, 2010.