Central Bank: Russians withdrew 266.1 billion rubles to foreign banks in June

Federal News Agency / Stepan Yatsko
Federal News Agency / Stepan Yatsko

In June this year, Russian citizens withdrew foreign currency to accounts and deposits in foreign banks in the amount of 266.1 billion rubles. This information follows from the data Central Bank of the Russian Federation and calculations RBC.

In dollar terms, this amounted to $4.7 billion. This indicator is a record one since at least 2018, for the entire period of publication of these statistics by the Central Bank.

In comparison with the May level, the volume of transactions with foreign banks increased by more than three times. A month earlier, the figure was $1.5 billion.

Prior to this, a record withdrawal of savings of Russian citizens to foreign credit institutions occurred in February. Then this figure was 4.3 billion dollars.


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