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Cross-border Transactions of Individuals (Residents and Nonresidents) in Breakdown by Countries in Q4 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 3,307 2,573 2,467 2,723 840 2,215
Non-CIS countries 2,580 4,081 1,955 3,654 625 6,424
of which2:
SWITZERLAND 505 30,437 361 24,846 144 70,046
CYPRUS 308 14,690 238 12,316 70 42,934
UNITED STATES 290 2,566 229 2,223 61 6,140
GERMANY 180 2,352 163 2,283 17 3,287
UNITED KINGDOM 164 4,040 144 3,911 20 5,317
LATVIA 128 5,975 96 5,114 32 12,227
AUSTRIA 91 11,613 86 11,539 6 12,836
NETHERLANDS 66 5,600 56 5,087 10 13,424
ITALY 50 1,518 36 1,599 15 1,350
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND 39 4,022 20 3,311 19 5,229
FRANCE 38 2,016 26 1,693 11 3,590
HONG KONG 36 9,520 23 6,685 13 34,544
TURKEY 32 1,854 20 1,475 12 3,153
SPAIN 26 1,480 20 1,754 6 982
CANADA 23 1,507 18 1,338 5 3,081
CZECH REPUBLIC 21 5,591 19 5,896 1 3,188
JAPAN 17 4,250 11 3,336 6 8,394
GEORGIA 14 1,470 12 1,507 2 1,285
MONACO 8 25,163 6 22,573 2 39,113
BULGARIA 5 2,802 4 2,539 1 4,965
CIS countries 727 1,113 512 1,380 215 762
KAZAKHSTAN 261 1,443 213 1,638 48 945
UKRAINE 98 493 57 671 41 359
UZBEKISTAN 93 1,717 64 1,978 30 1,338
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC 73 1,705 54 1,843 19 1,401
TAJIKISTAN 63 2,137 32 2,478 31 1,871
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF 53 1,578 41 1,752 12 1,172
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF 45 899 24 938 20 855
MOLDOVA 19 901 14 1,077 5 599
BELARUS 15 513 8 607 6 423
TURKMENISTAN 8 559 4 852 4 405
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 11,940 959 7,823 1,513 4,117 566
Non-CIS countries 7,678 4,036 6,238 3,677 1,440 6,997
of which2:
SWITZERLAND 1,121 55,941 1,019 54,246 102 81,487
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND 705 4,959 424 3,235 282 25,007
GERMANY 507 5,167 429 4,600 79 15,782
CYPRUS 502 10,624 470 10,064 32 58,025
UNITED STATES 475 5,983 383 5,196 92 16,356
UNITED KINGDOM 447 2,580 393 2,313 54 15,676
TURKEY 347 5,089 217 4,249 131 7,566
SPAIN 307 13,357 298 13,511 9 9,691
ITALY 238 7,795 204 7,504 34 10,145
FRANCE 220 11,107 189 11,103 31 11,129
JAPAN 202 11,806 186 11,283 16 24,867
GEORGIA 197 687 144 674 53 726
AUSTRIA 183 9,426 154 8,323 29 31,458
LATVIA 178 5,232 150 5,138 28 5,801
CZECH REPUBLIC 166 12,779 153 12,617 14 14,946
BULGARIA 143 8,730 137 9,210 6 3,910
NETHERLANDS 141 1,371 121 1,191 20 18,964
MONACO 129 301,384 119 321,765 10 168,725
HONG KONG 116 16,937 29 5,086 86 82,915
CANADA 107 9,605 90 8,659 17 22,371
CIS countries 4,262 404 1,585 456 2,678 379
UZBEKISTAN 1,130 516 167 622 963 502
TAJIKISTAN 803 261 194 312 609 248
UKRAINE 746 583 404 554 342 622
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC 411 244 234 269 177 217
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF 397 410 210 626 187 296
MOLDOVA 300 541 92 498 207 562
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF 290 679 147 682 143 675
KAZAKHSTAN 105 588 78 582 28 606
BELARUS 72 412 55 507 17 258
TURKMENISTAN 9 535 5 489 4 597
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 -8,633 -5,355 -3,278
Non-CIS countries -5,097 -4,283 -814
of which2:
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND -666 -403 -263
SWITZERLAND -615 -658 42
GERMANY -327 -266 -61
TURKEY -316 -197 -119
UNITED KINGDOM -283 -249 -34
SPAIN -281 -278 -3
CYPRUS -194 -231 38
ITALY -188 -168 -20
UNITED STATES -185 -154 -31
JAPAN -184 -174 -10
GEORGIA -183 -132 -51
FRANCE -183 -163 -20
CZECH REPUBLIC -146 -134 -12
BULGARIA -138 -133 -5
MONACO -121 -113 -8
AUSTRIA -91 -68 -23
CANADA -84 -71 -13
HONG KONG -79 -7 -73
NETHERLANDS -75 -65 -10
LATVIA -50 -54 4
CIS countries -3,536 -1,073 -2,463
UZBEKISTAN -1,037 -103 -933
TAJIKISTAN -740 -162 -578
UKRAINE -648 -347 -302
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF -344 -169 -176
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC -338 -180 -158
MOLDOVA -280 -78 -203
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF -246 -123 -123
BELARUS -57 -46 -11
TURKMENISTAN -1 0 0
KAZAKHSTAN 156 135 21
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.