Capital outflow from Russia intensified

Отток капитала из России усиливается

An individual do not believe in the Russian economy and are pulling money out of the country

With the beginning of the year the country brought 18.5 billion dollars.

From Russia actively continue to withdraw money. According to the Central Bank of the Russian Federation, amount of remittances of physical persons in foreign countries amounted to $ 6.2 billion in the third quarter and 18.5 billion since the beginning of the year. For comparison, for the entire 2015 individuals brought to 18.57 billion.

The most popular for storing money among the Russians is Switzerland. In the third quarter here was derived from Russia 984 million, and for the nine months 3,762 billion Is 1.4 times higher than in 2015.

In second place was China. In this country in the third quarter were withdrawn from Russia 627 million dollars, and for the nine months to 1.3 billion dollars. Total transfers rose by a third compared to last year.

Also an important destination for capital flight from Russia remains Latvia. In the third quarter brought here 519 million dollars, and with the beginning of the year – $ 1.5 billion. Compared to 2015, the volume of transferred funds remained approximately at the same level.

As reported Корреспондент.netat the end of 2015 the total volume of capital outflow from Russia amounted to 56,9 billion dollars. Compared to 2014, when the index exceeded 153 billion, outflow was reduced 2.7 times.

Earlier, the IMF said that Russia’s economy will face “compression”.