This is to inform you that the Central Bank of the Russian Federation approved the new list of foreign stock exchanges by the order no. 5095-Y dated 21st of March 2019, which gives new opportunities for Russian resident individuals with regards to currency transactions.
The new list is now significantly expanded from 21 up to 64 foreign stock exchanges in total and includes major popular stock exchanges, thus giving the possibility for resident individuals to receive funds from the sale of more foreign financial securities, than previously was.
The full statutory list of foreign stock exchanges you may find here.
It should be noted, that starting from January 01, 2020, the Central Bank of the Russian Federation will publish the list of foreign stock exchanges on its official web-site for the purposes of Russian Currency Control Law. We will keep you updated in this respect.
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