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Cross-border Transactions of Individuals (Residents and Nonresidents) in Breakdown by Countries in Q1 2011

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 2,718 2,319 2,049 2,296 669 2,395
Non-CIS countries 2,237 3,844 1,702 3,278 534 8,546
of which2:
SWITZERLAND 547 37,283 317 24,358 231 137,303
CYPRUS 210 11,313 171 9,913 40 28,849
UNITED KINGDOM 203 5,613 184 5,522 19 6,713
UNITED STATES 201 1,942 161 1,660 40 6,234
GERMANY 159 2,311 144 2,180 15 5,487
NETHERLANDS 77 7,600 70 7,453 7 9,469
LATVIA 76 4,440 64 4,096 12 8,010
AUSTRIA 66 9,249 62 9,154 4 10,786
ITALY 37 1,080 31 976 6 2,351
FRANCE 34 2,118 24 1,786 10 3,860
CZECH REPUBLIC 34 10,046 33 10,778 1 3,182
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND 31 3,791 13 2,888 18 4,956
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 30 2,548 27 2,616 3 2,050
HONG KONG 22 6,142 15 4,512 7 22,562
TURKEY 22 1,342 12 950 10 2,872
SPAIN 21 1,223 19 1,168 2 2,170
MONACO 17 43,993 16 48,078 1 16,378
JAPAN 13 4,335 8 3,414 5 7,218
GEORGIA 10 1,136 9 1,162 1 945
BULGARIA 3 1,972 2 1,757 1 3,642
CIS countries 482 816 347 929 135 621
KAZAKHSTAN 171 995 132 1,129 39 713
UZBEKISTAN 70 1,505 44 1,617 26 1,347
UKRAINE 65 373 49 417 16 283
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC 45 1,344 36 1,596 9 813
TAJIKISTAN 34 1,507 20 1,999 15 1,128
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF 32 1,276 25 1,457 7 890
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF 27 722 16 784 11 648
BELARUS 16 343 10 415 6 267
MOLDOVA 13 692 10 866 3 394
TURKMENISTAN 8 611 5 888 3 390
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 8,658 1,165 6,060 1,666 2,598 684
Non-CIS countries 6,092 5,426 4,819 4,846 1,273 9,908
of which2:
SWITZERLAND 1,287 84,770 1,203 83,804 83 101,665
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND 484 5,243 226 2,693 258 30,898
CYPRUS 427 15,520 393 14,501 33 91,833
UNITED STATES 398 6,357 291 4,960 107 27,134
GERMANY 367 4,128 297 3,497 70 18,054
UNITED KINGDOM 288 12,606 239 11,845 49 18,398
TURKEY 249 5,059 166 4,136 83 9,127
SPAIN 227 12,001 220 12,088 7 9,680
ITALY 191 7,237 159 6,674 32 12,440
JAPAN 182 10,670 173 10,492 8 16,356
HONG KONG 178 48,889 18 6,060 160 215,684
MONACO 166 463,494 163 521,554 3 69,695
GEORGIA 148 672 115 639 33 822
FRANCE 129 9,126 103 8,684 26 11,392
LATVIA 117 2,968 102 2,832 15 4,389
CZECH REPUBLIC 108 9,722 94 9,036 14 19,595
BULGARIA 95 6,849 90 7,039 5 4,715
AUSTRIA 81 8,190 70 7,543 11 17,504
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 80 10,000 59 8,087 21 29,459
NETHERLANDS 42 9,411 26 6,643 16 26,953
CIS countries 2,566 407 1,242 470 1,325 361
UZBEKISTAN 564 475 162 504 403 465
UKRAINE 515 501 353 530 162 447
TAJIKISTAN 442 258 145 320 296 236
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC 279 299 141 352 139 260
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF 212 652 125 664 87 636
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF 204 490 129 570 75 395
MOLDOVA 184 455 74 448 110 460
KAZAKHSTAN 98 648 61 528 38 1,020
BELARUS 62 431 48 485 14 311
TURKMENISTAN 6 545 4 508 2 664
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 -5,940 -4,011 -1,929
Non-CIS countries -3,855 -3,117 -739
of which2:
SWITZERLAND -739 -887 147
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND -453 -213 -240
TURKEY -227 -153 -73
CYPRUS -216 -223 6
GERMANY -208 -154 -55
SPAIN -206 -201 -5
UNITED STATES -197 -130 -67
JAPAN -169 -166 -3
HONG KONG -155 -3 -153
ITALY -155 -129 -26
MONACO -149 -146 -2
GEORGIA -137 -106 -32
FRANCE -95 -79 -16
BULGARIA -92 -87 -5
UNITED KINGDOM -85 -55 -30
CZECH REPUBLIC -75 -61 -13
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES -50 -32 -18
LATVIA -41 -38 -3
AUSTRIA -15 -8 -7
NETHERLANDS 35 45 -9
CIS countries -2,085 -895 -1,190
UZBEKISTAN -495 -118 -377
UKRAINE -449 -304 -145
TAJIKISTAN -407 -126 -282
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC -235 -105 -130
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF -185 -109 -76
MOLDOVA -171 -64 -107
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF -171 -103 -68
BELARUS -46 -38 -8
TURKMENISTAN 2 1 1
KAZAKHSTAN 73 71 2
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 April 9, 2012.