Bank of Russia: in the third quarter of the year the volume of private money transfers from Russia has totaled $3.085 billion
According to the Bank of Russia, in the third quarter of 2009, the volume of private cross-border operations, made via money transfer systems and Russian Post from Russia, has totaled $3.085 billion, and from abroad to Russia – $461 million.
Within the third quarter, private residents have made cross-border money transfers from Russia to far abroad countries on the sum of $252 million, and to CIS countries – $2.833 billion. During this period, Russian private residents have got $176 million from far abroad countries, and $285 million from CIS countries.
The average sum of a cross-border transfer to Russia was $650, and from Russia – $551.