Japan-Angola Relations

January 8, 2021

Basic Data

Diplomatic Relations:

  • Established in September 1976

Japanese Nationals:

  • 34 (as of October 2018)

Trade with Japan (2019 (Trade Statistics of Japan)):

  • Exports to Japan: 6.86 billion yen (petroleum etc.)
  • Imports from Japan: 3.99 billion yen (cars, machinery parts etc.)

Japan's Economic Cooperation (cumulative total through Fiscal Year 2018):

  • List of Exchange of Notes
  • Loans: 23.6 billion yen
  • Grants: 42.1 billion yen
  • Technical cooperation: 7.3 billion yen
  • Technical Cooperation Agreement was signed in October 2019

VIP Visits

Japan to Angola:
Year Name
1989 Ms. Tetsuko Kuroyanagi, UNICEF Amity Ambassador
1994 Mr. Masakuni Murakami, Member of House of Councilors
Mr. Norifumi Kato, Member of House of Councilors
Mr. Tetsuro Yano, Member of House of Councilors
1998 Mr. Tetsuro Yano, Member of House of Councilors
2000 Mr. Tetsuro Yano, Member of House of Councilors
2001 Mr. Tetsuro Yano, Member of House of Councilors
2002 Mr. Yoriko Kawaguchi, Minister for Foreign Affairs
Mr. Tetsuro Yano, Member of House of Councilors
2003 Mr. Tetsuro Yano, Senior Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs
2004 Mr. Tetsuro Yano, Member of House of Councilors
2005 Japan-AU Parliamentary Friendship League
(Mr. Tetsuro Yano, Member of House of Councilors
Ms. Yuko Obuchi, Member of House of Representatives
Mr. Toshio Yamauchi, Member of House of Councilors
Mr. Tsunenori Kawai, Member of House of Councilors
Mr. Toshiei Mizuochi, Member of House of Councilors
Mr. Junzo Yamamoto, Member of House of Councilors
Mr. Tsukasa Akimoto, Member of House of Councilors)
2007 Ms. Tetsuko Kuroyanagi, UNICEF Amity Ambassador
2008 Mr. Tetsuro Yano, Member of House of Councilors
2010 Joint Missions for Promoting Trade and Investment to Southern Africa
(Mr. Osamu Fujimura, Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs
Mr. Chiaki Takahashi, Parliamentary Vice Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry )
2012 Mr. Toshiyuki Kato, Parliamentary Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs
Mr. Takashi Morita, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications
2013 Mr. Keiichiro Tachibana, Parliamentary Vice Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications
2017 ODA Research Mission of the House of Councilors
(Mr. Masahisa Sato, Mr. Iwao Horii, Mr. Hideya Sugio)
Mr. Daishiro Yamagiwa, Member of House of Representatives
Mr. Masahisa Sato, State Minister for Foreign Affairs(As Special Envoy of Prime Minister)
2018 Japan-AU Parliamentary Friendship League
Mr. Yoshitaka Sakurada, Member of House of Representatives
Mr. Toshitaka Ooka, Member of House of Representatives
Mr. Masahiro Komura, Member of House of Representatives
2019 Mr. Taro Kono, Minister for Foreign Affairs
2020 Japan-AU Parliamentary Friendship League
Mr. Toshitaka Ooka, Member of House of Representatives
From Angola to Japan:
Year Name
1989 H.E. Mr. Van-Dunem, Minister of Foreign Affairs
1991 H.E. Mr. Van-Dunem, Minister of Foreign Affairs
1992 H.E. Mr. Van-Dunem, Minister of Foreign Affairs
1993 H.E. Mr. Celestino Dias, Minister of Commerce and Tourism
1995 H.E. Mr. Maecolino Moco, Prime Minister
H.E. Mr. Venancio da S. Moura, Minister of Foreign Affairs
H.E. Ms. Albina F. de Assis, Minister of Oil
H.E. Mr. Carlos Feijo, Cabinet Secretary
H.E. Mr. José Dias, Minister of Geology and Mines
H.E. Ms. Marta de F. M. Jardim, Minister of Fisheries and Environment
1998 H.E. Mr. Antonio Costa Neto, Minister of Public Administration Employment and Social Security
1999 H.E. Mr. Van-Dunem, Cabinet Secretary
2001 H.E. Mr. José Eduardo dos Santos, President
H.E. Mr. Jorge Valentin, Minister of Hotels and Tourism
H.E. Mr. João Miranda, Minister of Foreign Affairs
2002 H.E. Mr. Victorino Hossi, Minister of Commerce
2003 H.E. Mr. José Pedro de Morais, Minister of Finance
H.E. Mr. Aguinaldo Jaime, Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister
2004 H.E. Ms. Ana Dias Lourenço, Minister of Planning
2005 H.E. Mr. Van-Dunem, Minister of Interior H.E. Mr. João Miranda, Minister of Foreign Affairs
H.E. Mr. Dias dos Santos, Prime Minister
2007 H.E. Mr. André Brandão, Minister of Transport
H.E. Mr. Joaquim David , Minister of Industry
H.E. Mr. João Ngandajina, Minister of Science and Technology
2008 H.E. Mr. Dias dos Santos, Prime Minister
2010 H.E. Ms. Maria Jardim, Minister of Environment
2011 H.E. Mr. Georges Chikoti, Minister of Foreign Affairs
H.E. Mr. Joaquim David, Minister of Industry(two times in May and November)
2012 H.E. Mr. Augusto Tomás, Minister of Transport
H.E. Ms. Maria Bragança, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs
2013 H.E. Mr. Georges Chikoti, Minister of Foreign Affairs
H.E. Mr. Francisco Queirós, Minister of Geology and Mines
2014 H.E. Ms. Maria Martins, Deputy Minister of Higher Education
2015 H.E. Mr. Armando Manuel, Minister of Finance
H.E. Mr. João Baptista Kussumua, Minister of Assistance and Social Reinsertion
H.E. Mr. Sr. Abrahão Pio dos Santos Gourgel, Minister of Economy
2016 H.E. Mr. Dias dos Santos, National Assembly Speaker
2018 H.E. Mr. José de Lima Massano, Governor of National Bank of Angola
H.E. Mr. Manuel Domingos Augusto, Minister of External Relations
H.E. Ms. Maria do Rosário Bragança Sambo, Minister of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation
H.E. Mr. João Baptista Borges, Minister of Energy and Water
2019 H.E. Mr. Augusto Archer Mangueira, Minister of Finance
H.E. Mr. Ricardo Daniel Sandão Queiros Viegas de Abreu, Minister of Transports
H.E. Mr. Diamantino Pedro Azevedo, Minister of Mineral Resources and Petroleum
H.E. Mr. João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço, President of the Republic
(H.E. Mr. Manuel Domingos Augusto, Minister of External Relations
H.E. Mr. Augusto Archer Mangueira, Minister of Finance
H.E. Mr. Manuel Neto da Costa, Minister of Economy and Planning
H.E. Mr. Ricardo Daniel Sandão Queiros Viegas de Abreu, Minister of Transports
H.E. Ms. Sílvia Paula Valentim Lutucuta, Minister of Health
H.E. Mr. João Baptista Borges, Minister of Energy and Water
H.E. Ms. Ana Paula Tuavanje Elias, Minister of Education
H.E. Ms. Maria do Rosário Bragança Sambo, Minister of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation
H.E. Mr. Jofre Van-Dúnem Júnior, Minister of Commerce
H.E. Ms. Paula Cristina Francisco Coelho, Minister of Environment
H.E. Mr. Frederico Manuel dos Santos e Silva Cardoso, Minister of State and Chief of Staff of the Office of the President
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