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Information on Registration and Licensing of Credit Institutions in 2001

Dec. 31,
2000
Jan. 31 Feb. 28 Mar. 31 Apr. 30 May 31 June 30 July 31 Aug. 31 Sept. 30 Oct. 31 Nov. 30 Dec. 31
Registration of credit institutions
1. Total number of CIs* registered by Bank of Russia1 2,124 2,113 2,114 2,114 2,113 2,100 2,075 2,081 2,062 2,059 2,056 2,065 2,001
of which:
—banks
2,084 2,073 2,074 2,074 2,072 2,059 2,034 2,040 2,021 2,018 2,015 2,018 1,953
— non-bank Cis 40 40 40 40 41 41 41 41 41 41 41 47 48
1.1. Number of wholly foreign-owned CIs 22 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23
1.2. CIs that have been registered by Bank of Russia but have not yet paid up authorized capital and have not been granted licence (within the period established by legislation) 9 5 1 1 12 5 2 6 6 1 1 10 7
of which:
— banks
6 5 1 1 11 5 2 6 6 1 1 4 2
— non-bank Cis 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 5
2. Non-bank CIs registered by other bodies 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Operating credit institutions
3. Total number of CIs with licence to conduct banking operations2 1,311 1,314 1,319 1,318 1,316 1,322 1,322 1,322 1,322 1,322 1,320 1,319 1,319
of which:
— banks
1, 274 1,274 1,279 1,278 1,276 1,281 1,281 1,281 1,281 1,281 1,279 1,278 1,276
— non-bank CIs 37 40 40 40 40 41 41 41 41 41 41 41 43
3.1. CIs with licence (permit) granting them the right:
— to take deposit of individuals 1,239 1,238 1,238 1,237 1,235 1,234 1,232 1,230 1,231 1,227 1,227 1,226 1,223
— to conduct operations in foreign currency 764 769 779 782 780 791 794 795 797 805 805 805 810
— CIs with general licence 244 244 244 247 255 255 255 258 260 257 257 262 262
— to conduct operations with precious metals
— permits 10 10 9 9 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 7
— licences3 153 153 158 161 161 163 164 164 164 162 162 162 164
3.2. Total number of CIs with foreign stakes in authorized capital 130 130 132 134 134 133 133 133 133 130 129 128 125
of which:
— wholly foreign-owned CIs
22 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23
— CIs with a foreign stake of more than 50% 11 10 10 10 10 10 11 12 13 12 12 12 12
4. Registered authorized capital of operating CIs (million re-denominated rubles) 207,402 214,287 217,677 220,759 222,865 224,532 232,730 235,949 242,749 242,564 248,617 251,814 260,989
5. Total number of branches of operating CIs in Russia 3,793 3,765 3,734 3,679 3,638 3,605 3,556 3,519 3,484 3,453 3,439 3,432 3,433
of which:
— Sberbank branches4
1, 529 1,523 1,512 1,452 1,419 1,392 1,344 1,315 1,290 1,267 1,242 1,239 1,233
— branches of wholly foreign-owned banks 7 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 9
6. Total number of branches of operating CIs abroad5 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
7. Branches of nonresident banks in Russia 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
8. Total number of representative offices of operating Russian CIs6 186 188 190 191 182 178 179 184 180 183 175 177 178
of which:
— in Russia
135 136 137 138 131 129 130 133 131 133 129 131 131
— in non-CIS countries 37 38 39 39 37 35 35 37 37 38 35 35 36
— in CIS countries 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 12 12 11 11 11
Revocation of licences and liquidation of legal entities
9. CIs whose banking licence has been revoked (cancelled) 806 796 796 797 787 775 753 755 736 738 737 738 677
10. Total number of CIs liquidated as legal entities, whose liquidation was recorded in the State Register of Credit Institutions 869 880 880 881 893 907 932 932 951 954 957 957 1,022
of which:
— CIs liquidated due to revocation (cancellation) of licence
516 526 526 526 538 552 577 577 596 598 601 601 664
— CIs liquidated due to re-organisation 349 350 350 351 351 351 351 351 351 352 352 352 353
of which:
— re-organisations in the form of merger
0 0 0 0 0
— re-organisations in the form of take-overs 349 350 350 351 351 351 351 351 351 352 352 352 353
of which:
— CIs transformed into branches of other banks
318 318 318 319 319 319 319 319 319 319 319 319 320
— CIs taken over by other banks (without creating a branch) 31 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 33 33 33 33
— CIs wound up voluntarily by their members 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
— CIs liquidated due to the violation of the law relating to the authorized capital repayment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

Notes to the table:
* CI — credit institution. The term “credit institution” in this material denotes one of the following:
— a legal entity registered by the Bank of Russia and granted permission to conduct banking operations;
— a Bank of Russia-registered legal entity that once had but lost the right to conduct banking operations;
— a legal entity registered by other bodies (before the Federal Law on Banks and Banking Activities came into force) and having Bank of Russia licence to conduct banking operations.
Credit institutions that have the status of a legal entity as of the reporting date, including CIs that have lost the right to conduct banking operations but have not yet been liquidated as a legal entity.
Credit institutions registered by the Bank of Russia and having licence to conduct banking operations as well as non-bank CIs registered by other bodies and having Bank of Russia licence to conduct banking operations.
Issued since December 1996 pursuant to Bank of Russia Letter No. 367, dated December 3, 1996.
4 Sberbank branches that have been recorded in the State Register of Credit Institutions and received ordinal numbers. Before January 1, 1998, the monthly Information Bulletin on Credit Institutions indicated in this line the total number of Sberbank institutions — 34,426.
Branches opened by Russian CIs abroad.
Representative offices of Russian CIs abroad comprise the offices of whose opening abroad the Bank of Russia has been notified.
Updated January 15, 2002.