Workers' remittances paid reached 20,610 USD mil in 2017 in Russia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 26.9 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Russia reached an all time high of 37,217 USD mil in 2013 and an all time low of 204 USD mil in 1999. When compared to Russia's main peers, workers' remittances paid in China amounted to 16,178 USD mil, 22,091 USD mil in Germany, 5,283 USD mil in Japan and 67,964 USD mil in USA in 2017.
Russia has been ranked 7th within the group of 142 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 3 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees comprise current transfers by migrant workers and wages and salaries earned by non-resident workers.