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Cross-border Transactions of Individuals (Residents and Nonresidents) in Breakdown by Countries in 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 9,799 2,381 7,473 2,471 2,326 2,132
Non-CIS countries 7,921 3,994 6,103 3,945 1,818 4,169
of which2:
SWITZERLAND 1,422 25,966 1,152 24,954 270 31,406
UNITED STATES 857 2,117 638 2,109 219 2,141
CYPRUS 738 10,520 565 9,018 173 23,078
GERMANY 616 3,060 530 3,029 86 3,268
UNITED KINGDOM 569 4,776 474 4,719 94 5,082
LATVIA 301 4,678 224 4,145 78 7,430
NETHERLANDS 283 8,622 235 8,144 48 12,049
AUSTRIA 252 10,400 216 10,310 35 10,983
FRANCE 250 6,713 200 7,539 50 4,671
ITALY 135 1,462 95 1,411 39 1,605
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 130 3,067 94 2,933 36 3,477
TURKEY 120 2,040 53 1,342 67 3,497
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND 112 3,663 64 2,988 48 5,217
HONG KONG 101 7,272 66 5,310 34 25,349
ISRAEL 85 1,177 55 1,094 30 1,368
SPAIN 83 1,570 66 1,727 16 1,148
JAPAN 55 4,020 36 3,366 20 6,243
GEORGIA 47 1,007 35 1,047 13 909
CZECH REPUBLIC 44 4,255 39 4,951 5 2,050
BULGARIA 15 2,602 12 2,864 3 1,832
CIS countries 1,878 881 1,370 928 508 776
KAZAKHSTAN 685 1,254 524 1,360 161 1,000
UKRAINE 288 403 211 427 77 347
UZBEKISTAN 252 1,485 167 1,446 85 1,568
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC 165 1,457 118 1,532 47 1,296
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF 148 1,549 109 1,615 38 1,388
TAJIKISTAN 103 1,277 72 1,307 30 1,211
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF 89 844 62 854 27 821
BELARUS 72 376 52 393 20 336
MOLDOVA 52 752 37 783 15 685
TURKMENISTAN 24 618 17 655 6 537
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 31,718 1,170 19,033 1,359 12,685 968
Non-CIS countries 19,896 5,315 13,114 5,000 6,782 6,052
of which2:
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND 3,672 9,852 885 4,014 2,786 18,317
SWITZERLAND 1,843 28,557 1,539 25,619 304 68,268
UNITED STATES 1,457 6,872 1,017 6,694 440 7,320
GERMANY 1,236 6,903 1,008 6,469 228 9,811
UNITED KINGDOM 1,195 16,422 1,026 18,587 169 9,616
TURKEY 1,173 4,634 740 3,931 434 6,668
SPAIN 711 13,335 676 14,532 35 5,143
ITALY 633 7,613 512 7,158 121 10,415
GEORGIA 627 705 325 738 302 672
JAPAN 606 9,754 569 9,559 37 14,151
CYPRUS 542 4,267 484 3,890 58 22,114
FRANCE 487 12,155 380 12,997 106 9,871
AUSTRIA 437 9,575 371 8,757 66 20,273
HONG KONG 414 29,996 63 6,447 351 85,819
BULGARIA 381 8,535 357 10,357 24 2,373
NETHERLANDS 373 26,178 314 28,023 59 19,397
CZECH REPUBLIC 339 9,877 291 11,474 48 5,355
LATVIA 339 3,208 233 3,000 106 3,787
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 286 9,880 207 9,526 79 10,938
ISRAEL 238 3,629 152 4,113 87 3,008
CIS countries 11,823 506 5,919 520 5,904 493
UZBEKISTAN 2,858 581 1,393 584 1,465 579
TAJIKISTAN 2,229 384 1,087 393 1,142 377
UKRAINE 2,201 576 1,186 622 1,016 531
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC 1,128 371 552 373 576 370
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF 1,108 647 552 677 556 619
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF 881 677 431 674 450 680
MOLDOVA 862 525 424 523 439 527
KAZAKHSTAN 308 634 158 646 150 622
BELARUS 212 362 120 395 92 326
TURKMENISTAN 35 545 17 547 18 542
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 -21,919 -11,561 -10,359
Non-CIS countries -11,975 -7,011 -4,963
of which2:
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND -3,560 -822 -2,738
TURKEY -1,053 -686 -367
SPAIN -628 -609 -19
UNITED KINGDOM -627 -552 -75
GERMANY -620 -478 -143
UNITED STATES -600 -378 -221
GEORGIA -580 -290 -289
JAPAN -551 -533 -18
ITALY -499 -417 -82
SWITZERLAND -421 -387 -34
BULGARIA -367 -345 -22
HONG KONG -313 4 -317
CZECH REPUBLIC -295 -252 -43
FRANCE -237 -180 -56
AUSTRIA -186 -155 -30
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES -156 -113 -43
ISRAEL -154 -97 -57
NETHERLANDS -90 -79 -11
LATVIA -38 -9 -28
CYPRUS 196 81 115
CIS countries -9,945 -4,549 -5,395
UZBEKISTAN -2,606 -1,226 -1,379
TAJIKISTAN -2,126 -1,014 -1,112
UKRAINE -1,914 -975 -939
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC -963 -434 -529
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF -960 -442 -518
MOLDOVA -811 -387 -424
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF -791 -369 -423
BELARUS -140 -68 -72
TURKMENISTAN -11 0 -11
KAZAKHSTAN 377 366 11
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.