February 28, 2023

Basic Data

Diplomatic Relations:

  • 11 July 1975(Date of the recognition of the State)

Japanese Nationals:

  • Number of Japanese nationals residing in the Republic of Cabo Verde: 2 (as of Oct. 2022)

Trade with Japan (2020, ITC):

  • Exports: 0 yen
  • Imports: 49.6 million yen (Machinery, etc.)

Number of Japanese Companies (as of Oct. 2021):

  • none

Japan's Economic Cooperation (as of 2020):

VIP Visits

From Japan to the Republic of Cabo Verde:
Date Name
Aug. 2006 Minister of Justice, SUGIURA
Sep. 2016 Mr. YAMAGIWA Daishiro, and Mr. MAKIHARA Hideki, Japan-African Union(AU) Parliamentary Friendship League
From the Republic of Cabo Verde to Japan:
Date Name (from 2002)
Nov. 2002 Minister of Infrastructure, SOUSA
Mar. 2003 Minister of Environment, Agriculture and Fishery, NEVES
Jun. 2013 Prime Minister, NEVES (TICAD V)
Oct. 2018 Minister of Foreign Affairs and Communities and Minister of Defense, LOPES TAVARES (TICAD Ministerial Meeting)
Aug. 2019 Prime Minister, CORREIA E SILVA (TICAD7)
Oct. 2019 President FONSECA (Ceremony of the Enthronement of His Majesty the Emperor at the Seiden)
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