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Cross-border Transactions of Individuals (Residents and Nonresidents) in Breakdown by Countries in 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 12,434 2,533 9,360 2,617 3,072 2,304
Non-CIS countries 9,820 4,036 7,554 3,573 2,265 7,114
of which2:
SWITZERLAND 1,967 31,352 1,409 25,546 558 73,512
CYPRUS 1,170 14,837 909 12,445 261 44,875
UNITED STATES 989 2,316 788 2,000 201 6,068
UNITED KINGDOM 719 4,639 633 4,473 86 6,377
GERMANY 701 2,476 622 2,323 79 5,147
LATVIA 385 4,976 294 4,220 91 11,718
NETHERLANDS 342 7,875 294 7,281 47 15,895
AUSTRIA 271 8,930 246 8,599 26 14,139
ITALY 180 1,338 142 1,265 39 1,697
FRANCE 159 2,266 107 1,833 52 4,401
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND 150 3,989 70 3,226 80 5,033
TURKEY 133 1,905 74 1,327 60 4,124
HONG KONG 124 7,679 80 5,467 44 28,712
CZECH REPUBLIC 100 7,237 95 7,679 5 3,389
SPAIN 96 1,357 82 1,384 14 1,215
JAPAN 74 5,021 42 3,620 32 10,296
KOREA, REPUBLIC OF 66 3,283 49 2,730 18 7,333
MONACO 65 43,963 58 45,533 7 34,102
GEORGIA 50 1,338 44 1,370 6 1,149
BULGARIA 17 2,332 14 2,202 3 3,349
CIS countries 2,614 1,055 1,807 1,235 807 795
KAZAKHSTAN 906 1,296 720 1,441 186 933
UKRAINE 343 468 224 560 119 357
UZBEKISTAN 343 1,721 224 1,904 119 1,457
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC 253 1,726 193 1,911 60 1,316
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF 230 965 89 981 141 955
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF 190 1,649 147 1,852 43 1,197
TAJIKISTAN 183 1,876 100 2,259 83 1,558
BELARUS 69 565 40 654 29 476
MOLDOVA 67 866 52 1,059 15 531
TURKMENISTAN 29 600 17 877 12 411
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 43,819 995 28,020 1,537 15,798 612
Non-CIS countries 27,816 4,489 21,855 3,992 5,961 8,250
of which2:
SWITZERLAND 4,062 60,713 3,718 59,132 343 85,468
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND 2,613 5,491 1,310 3,015 1,303 31,421
UNITED STATES 1,944 6,821 1,511 5,698 433 21,818
GERMANY 1,864 5,200 1,574 4,628 290 15,801
UNITED KINGDOM 1,560 3,214 1,337 2,827 224 17,785
CYPRUS 1,518 9,877 1,407 9,272 111 57,184
TURKEY 1,249 4,694 812 3,854 437 7,898
SPAIN 1,079 12,542 1,044 12,679 35 9,502
ITALY 917 7,945 783 7,576 134 11,109
JAPAN 792 9,705 749 9,445 42 18,872
HONG KONG 789 39,157 106 6,486 683 176,338
GEORGIA 754 702 558 679 197 777
FRANCE 685 9,775 564 9,454 121 11,604
AUSTRIA 640 11,580 545 10,455 95 30,156
LATVIA 615 4,377 529 4,317 86 4,784
BULGARIA 517 8,097 494 8,459 23 4,264
NETHERLANDS 516 4,394 441 3,852 76 24,488
CZECH REPUBLIC 510 10,606 453 10,139 56 16,828
MONACO 475 325,515 458 349,755 17 115,379
KOREA, REPUBLIC OF 455 11,553 374 10,776 81 17,351
CIS countries 16,002 423 6,165 483 9,837 392
UZBEKISTAN 4,276 523 717 594 3,559 511
TAJIKISTAN 3,039 275 743 327 2,297 261
UKRAINE 2,758 582 1,642 584 1,116 579
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC 1,572 280 846 303 726 257
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF 1,366 432 736 615 629 320
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF 1,159 683 606 701 553 664
MOLDOVA 1,095 533 351 507 743 546
KAZAKHSTAN 443 665 301 621 142 784
BELARUS 261 433 205 525 56 264
TURKMENISTAN 35 571 19 523 16 640
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 -31,385 -18,659 -12,726
Non-CIS countries -17,997 -14,301 -3,696
of which2:
CHINA, PR.: MAINLAND -2,464 -1,240 -1,224
SWITZERLAND -2,095 -2,310 215
GERMANY -1,163 -952 -211
TURKEY -1,116 -739 -377
SPAIN -983 -962 -21
UNITED STATES -955 -723 -232
UNITED KINGDOM -841 -704 -137
ITALY -737 -641 -95
JAPAN -718 -708 -11
GEORGIA -705 -514 -191
HONG KONG -665 -26 -639
FRANCE -527 -457 -69
BULGARIA -501 -480 -21
MONACO -411 -400 -11
CZECH REPUBLIC -410 -359 -52
KOREA, REPUBLIC OF -388 -325 -63
AUSTRIA -369 -299 -70
CYPRUS -348 -498 150
LATVIA -230 -235 5
NETHERLANDS -175 -147 -28
CIS countries -13,388 -4,358 -9,030
UZBEKISTAN -3,933 -493 -3,440
TAJIKISTAN -2,856 -642 -2,214
UKRAINE -2,415 -1,418 -997
KYRGYZ REPUBLIC -1,318 -653 -665
ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF -1,176 -589 -587
MOLDOVA -1,028 -299 -728
AZERBAIJAN, REPUBLIC OF -928 -517 -412
BELARUS -191 -164 -27
TURKMENISTAN -6 -1 -4
KAZAKHSTAN 463 420 43
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.