Remittances of Individuals from  the Russian Federation and Remittances to the Russian Federation for the Benefit of Individuals via Money Transfer Systems and Post Offices
Remittances of Individuals from the Russian Federation and Remittances to the Russian Federation for the Benefit of Individuals via Money Transfer Systems and Post Offices
 
  Remittances, $ mln. Average remittance, $
2003 2004 Q1 2005 Q2 2005 Q3 2005 Q4 2005 2005 Q1 2006 Q1 2006 Memo items:
Q1 2005
Remittance flows from the Russian Federation 1,310 2,070 515 792 1,099 1,143 3,549 815 417 359
  to non-CIS countries
52 67 88 115 323 106 1,191 902
  to CIS countries
462 725 1,011 1027 3,226 709 380 336
Remittance flows to the Russian Federation 588 777 207 254 286 294 1,041 271 411 370
  from non-CIS countries
140 163 169 174 645 165 497 473
  from CIS countries
68 91 117 120 396 106 323 256
Balance -722 -1,292 -307 -538 -813 -849 -2,507 -544  
  with non-CIS countries
87 96 81 59 322 59
  with CIS countries
-395 -634 -893 -908 -2,829 -603

Notes:
1. Negative balance reflects the excess of the amount of remittances from the Russian Federation over the amount of remittances to the Russian Federation.
2. The table covers data on remittances via the following money transfer systems: Anelik, Bistraya Pochta, Contact, InterExpress, Guta Sprint, Migom, MoneyGram, PrivatMoney, Ria Envia, STB-Express, Travelex Worldwide Money Ltd, UNIStream, VIP Money Transfer, Western Union, StranaExpress; and via Pochta Rossii (government post service).

Updated May 26, 2006.




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