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Cross-border Transactions of Individuals (Residents and Nonresidents) in Breakdown by Countries in Q4 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 2,940 2,576 2,229 3,020 712 1,763
Non-CIS countries 2,377 4,577 1,853 4,968 524 3,582
of which2:
SWITZERLAND 367 25,038 309 25,484 58 22,910
UNITED STATES 249 2,391 194 2,805 55 1,572
CYPRUS 240 13,216 184 11,586 56 24,611
GERMANY 172 3,425 152 3,635 20 2,384
FRANCE 159 15,724 146 22,248 13 3,659
UNITED KINGDOM 155 4,535 133 4,690 22 3,781
NETHERLANDS 121 14,097 100 13,507 21 17,901
LUXEMBOURG 85 53,598 27 18,584 58 421,523
LATVIA 73 4,312 60 4,453 13 3,747
AUSTRIA 69 11,121 62 11,691 8 8,019
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND 37 4,568 16 3,376 21 6,332
ITALY 34 1,468 23 1,573 11 1,279
TURKEY 31 2,083 13 1,454 19 2,940
HONG KONG 31 7,678 18 5,040 12 33,091
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 29 2,695 22 3,026 7 2,020
SPAIN 18 1,332 13 1,517 5 1,013
JAPAN 15 4,187 10 3,558 5 6,370
GEORGIA 13 1,063 8 1,190 4 882
CZECH REPUBLIC 11 3,695 10 4,651 1 1,559
BULGARIA 4 2,505 3 3,101 1 1,355
CIS countries 563 905 376 1,030 187 727
KAZAKHSTAN 190 1,192 137 1,419 54 847
UKRAINE 90 435 60 499 30 346
UZBEKISTAN 69 1,469 39 1,468 29 1,470
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF 58 2,011 42 2,343 16 1,469
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC 52 1,373 32 1,481 19 1,224
TAJIKISTAN 33 1,338 20 1,431 12 1,210
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF 26 861 15 893 10 818
BELARUS 25 446 17 528 8 334
MOLDOVA 14 698 9 762 5 611
TURKMENISTAN 7 575 4 629 3 500
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 9,601 1,254 5,821 1,463 3,779 1,028
Non-CIS countries 6,059 5,629 4,028 5,312 2,031 6,384
of which2:
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND 1,266 10,914 293 4,247 973 20,675
SWITZERLAND 652 43,110 579 41,782 73 57,735
UNITED STATES 407 6,538 289 6,346 118 7,065
TURKEY 348 4,917 226 4,254 123 6,898
GERMANY 342 4,433 275 3,891 67 10,362
UNITED KINGDOM 315 15,289 272 17,804 43 8,050
SPAIN 217 14,353 207 15,691 9 4,947
GEORGIA 177 711 92 747 85 675
ITALY 173 7,520 138 7,006 35 10,530
CYPRUS 164 7,362 144 6,708 20 26,108
JAPAN 159 10,018 150 9,996 9 10,377
FRANCE 145 13,129 118 14,404 27 9,465
AUSTRIA 134 10,042 109 8,729 25 28,128
NETHERLANDS 129 34,115 117 38,003 12 17,108
LATVIA 121 3,178 97 3,217 24 3,028
BULGARIA 112 8,908 105 10,830 6 2,273
CZECH REPUBLIC 105 10,923 93 13,096 12 4,780
HONG KONG 95 25,474 17 6,337 78 75,942
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 94 10,949 65 9,929 29 14,195
LUXEMBOURG 28 88,261 22 102,608 7 60,720
CIS countries 3,541 538 1,793 556 1,748 521
UZBEKISTAN 841 611 413 614 429 608
UKRAINE 680 626 377 701 303 553
TAJIKISTAN 640 404 314 408 326 400
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF 358 725 178 752 180 700
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC 326 366 160 370 166 362
MOLDOVA 263 571 129 569 134 573
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF 256 714 123 705 132 721
KAZAKHSTAN 90 646 48 687 42 604
BELARUS 79 454 47 498 32 402
TURKMENISTAN 9 544 5 552 5 536
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 -6,660 -3,593 -3,068
Non-CIS countries -3,682 -2,176 -1,507
of which2:
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND -1,229 -277 -953
TURKEY -317 -213 -104
SWITZERLAND -285 -270 -14
SPAIN -199 -195 -4
GERMANY -170 -124 -47
GEORGIA -164 -83 -81
UNITED KINGDOM -160 -140 -21
UNITED STATES -158 -95 -63
JAPAN -144 -140 -4
ITALY -139 -114 -25
BULGARIA -108 -102 -6
CZECH REPUBLIC -94 -83 -11
AUSTRIA -65 -47 -18
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES -64 -43 -22
HONG KONG -64 1 -65
LATVIA -48 -37 -11
NETHERLANDS -8 -17 9
FRANCE 13 27 -14
LUXEMBOURG 57 5 51
CYPRUS 77 40 36
CIS countries -2,978 -1,417 -1,561
UZBEKISTAN -772 -373 -399
TAJIKISTAN -607 -294 -313
UKRAINE -590 -317 -273
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF -300 -136 -164
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC -274 -127 -147
MOLDOVA -249 -120 -129
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF -230 -108 -122
BELARUS -54 -30 -24
TURKMENISTAN -2 0 -2
KAZAKHSTAN 101 89 12
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 March 4, 2011.