Japan-Central African Republic Relations

Japan-Central African Republic Relations (Basic Data)

May 29, 2018

Basic Data

Diplomatic Relations:

  • 1960 (recognition of the State)

Japanese Nationals:

  • Number of Japanese nationals residing in the Central African Republic: 3 (Oct. 2016)
  • Number of Central African Republican nationals residing in Japan: 14 (2016)

Trade with Japan (2016):

  • Exports: 175 million yen (timber, etc.)
  • Imports: 307 million yen (automobiles, etc.)

Japan's Economic Cooperation (as of FY 2015):

VIP Visits

From Japan to the Central African Republic (since 1990):
Year Name
2005 Members of the Japan-AU Parliamentary Friendship League
2018 State Minister for Foreign Affairs, SATO
From the Central African Republic to Japan (since 1990):
Year Name
1990 President of the Republic, KOLINGBA (Ceremony of the Enthronement of His Majesty the Emperor)
1991 Minister of Public Works, NANA
1991 Minister of Economy, BINGABA
1992 Secretary of State of External Relations, YABORO
Minister of Public Works, NANA
1993 Minister of Economy, BINGABA (TICAD)
Minister of Finance, DOKUNA (TICAD)
1994 Minister of Energy, MASSI
1995 Minister of Agriculture, BADEKARA
1995 Minister in Charge of Foreign Affairs, BEDAYA NGARO (Funeral of Mr. FUKUDA, ex-Prime Minister)
Minister of Public Works, BEKETTE
1997 Minister for Foreign Affairs, METE-YAPENDE
1998 Minister for Foreign Affairs, METE-YAPENDE (TICAD II)
Minister of Plan, BREMAIDOU (TICAD II)
2001 Minister of Health and Population, KALITE
Minister of Equipment, Transport and Settlement, TOBY-KOTAZO
Minister of State to the Minister of Economy and Planning in charge of International Cooperation, EREGANI (TICAD Ministerial Meeting)
2007 Minister of Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and Francophonie, ZOUMARA
2008 President of the Republic, BOZIZE
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and Francophonie, KOMBO-YAYA
2018 Minister of Foreign Affairs and Central Africans Abroad, DOUBANE