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Information on Registration and Licensing of Credit Institutions in 2011
(information is compiled on data received from the authorized registering body as of the reporting date)

Jan. 31 Feb. 28 Mar. 31 Apr. 30 May 31 June 30 July 31 Aug. 31 Sep. 30 Oct. 31 Nov. 30 Dec. 31
Registration of credit institutions
1. Total number of CIs* registered by Bank of Russia or on the ground of its decision by authorized registrar1 1,145 1,145 1,140 1,139 1,138 1,130 1,129 1,126 1,123 1,123 1,117 1,112
of which:
— banks
1,083 1,083 1,078 1,076 1,075 1,068 1,067 1,064 1,061 1,061 1,055 1,051
— non-bank Cis 62 62 62 63 63 62 62 62 62 62 62 61
1.1. Number of wholly foreign-owned CIs 79 78 78 78 78 78 78 77 78 78 77 77
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) 1 1 1 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
of which:
— banks
1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
— non-bank Cis 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Operating credit institutions
2. Total number of CIs with licence to conduct banking operations2 1,012 1,010 1,006 1,003 1,003 1,000 994 993 991 988 982 978
of which:
— banks
954 952 948 945 944 941 936 935 933 931 925 922
— non-bank Cis 58 58 58 58 59 59 58 58 58 57 57 56
2.1. CIs with licence (permit) granting them the right:
— to take deposits of individuals 819 817 813 811 813 812 807 808 806 804 799 797
— to conduct operations in foreign currency 677 676 673 672 672 673 669 669 670 668 665 661
— CIs with general licence 283 282 281 279 279 277 275 274 273 274 273 273
— to conduct operations with precious metals 210 210 209 208 210 209 207 207 206 207 207 207
2.2. Total number of CIs with foreign stakes in authorized capital 225 224 220 223 225 219 226 226 225 227 227 230
of which:
— wholly foreign-owned CIs
79 78 78 78 78 78 78 77 78 78 77 77
— CIs with a foreign stake of more than 50% 31 30 31 31 31 31 32 32 32 34 36 36
2.3. Total credit institutions covered by the compulsory deposit insurance system3 831 830 826 823 825 824 818 818 817 813 808 806
3. Registered authorised capital of operating CIs (million rubles) 1,189,290 1,196,542 1,198,094 1,201,637 1,204,556 1,195,694 1,182,699 1,187,265 1,204,096 1,206,393 1,210,664 1,214,343
4. Total number of branches of operating CIs in Russia 2,886 2,880 2,885 2,867 2,865 2,855 2,835 2,824 2,825 2,818 2,812 2,807
of which:
— Sberbank branches4
540 539 538 534 532 530 530 530 530 530 530 524
— branches of wholly foreign-owned banks 202 201 201 197 193 181 176 173 169 165 156 155
5. Total number of branches of operating CIs abroad5 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
6. Branches of nonresident banks in Russia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7. Total number of representative offices of operating Russian CIs6 443 439 431 399 398 396 395 395 386 383 382 378
of which:
— in Russia
399 396 388 356 353 351 350 349 340 340 339 335
— in non-CIS countries 32 32 32 32 33 33 33 34 34 31 31 31
— in CIS countries 12 11 11 11 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12
8. Total number of additional offices of CIs 21,846 21,851 21,961 22,024 22,060 22,118 22,176 22,204 22,288 22,402 22,541 22,565
of which
— Sberbank additional offices
10,087 10,108 10,159 10,239 10,263 10,288 10,281 10,278 10,307 10,361 10,479 10,518
9. Total number of cash points of CIs 11,880 11,814 11,593 11,501 11,457 11,340 11,259 11,184 11,104 11,038 10,937 10,860
of which
— Sberbank cash points
8,478 8,411 8,262 8,169 8,146 8,042 7,980 7,909 7,874 7,821 7,705 7,655
10. Total number of credit and cash offices of CIs 1,418 1,459 1,457 1,451 1,484 1,515 1,553 1,592 1,656 1,626 1,651 1,725
of which
— Sberbank credit and cash offices
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11. Total number of credit institutions’ operations offices (branches) 3,317 3,432 3,524 3,685 3,809 3,956 4,093 4,218 4,406 4,617 4,877 5,360
of which
— Sberbank credit and cash offices
240 253 256 256 256 256 256 256 258 276 352 545
12. Mobile cash points of credit institutions (branches) 88 91 91 91 91 91 92 92 92 95 95 100
of which
— Sberbank credit and cash offices
84 87 87 87 87 87 88 88 88 91 91 96
Revocation of licences and liquidation of legal entities
13. CIs whose banking licence has been revoked (cancelled) and which were not deleted from the State Register7 132 134 133 134 134 130 134 132 131 135 135 134
14. Total number of CIs liquidated as legal entities, whose liquidation was recorded in the State Register of Credit Institutions8 1,992 1,992 1,997 1,999 2,000 2,008 2,010 2,013 2,017 2,017 2,023 2,028
of which:
— CIs liquidated due to revocation (cancellation) of licence
1,556 1,556 1,559 1,560 1,561 1,565 1,566 1,568 1,570 1,570 1,572 1,574
— CIs liquidated due to re-organisation 435 435 437 438 438 442 443 444 446 446 450 453
of which:
— re-organisations in the form of merger
2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
— re-organisations in the form of take-overs 433 433 435 436 436 440 441 442 444 444 448 451
of which:
— CIs transformed into branches of other banks
362 362 363 363 363 364 365 366 368 368 370 372
— CIs taken over by other banks (without creating a branch) 71 71 72 73 73 76 76 76 76 76 78 79
— CIs liquidated due to the violation of the law relating to the authorized capital repayment 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 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 or the authorized registrar before July 1, 2002, and granted permission to conduct banking operations;
— a legal entity registered by the Bank of Russian before July 1, 2002, or by the authorized registrar 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.
1 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.
2 Credit institutions registered by the Bank of Russia before July 1, 2002, or by the authorized registrar 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.
3 Statistics are provided in accordance with the information submitted by the public corporation “Deposit insurance agency” to the Bank of Russia as of the balance sheet date.
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.
5 Branches opened by Russian CIs abroad.
6 Representative offices of Russian CIs abroad comprise the offices of whose opening abroad the Bank of Russia has been notified.
7 Total number of CIs whose licence was revoked (cancelled), including CIs whose liquidation was recorded in the State Register — 1,708.
8 From July 1, 2002 the liquidation of a credit institution as legal entity is recorded in the State Register only after its state registration in connection with its liquidation by the authorized registrar.
Updated January 27, 2012.