Japan-Togo Relations

Japan-Togo Relations (Basic Data)

September 3, 2018

Basic Data

Diplomatic Relations:

  • 27 in April, 1960 (Date of the recognition of the State)

Japanese Nationals:

  • Number of Japanese nationals residing in the Republic of Togo: 28 (as of Aug. 2018)
  • Number of Togolese nationals residing in Japan: 39 (as of Dec. 2017)

Trade with Japan (2016):

  • Exports: 427 million yen (nonferrous metals, etc.)
  • Imports: Imports: 4.68 billion yen (textile product, rubber product, cement, etc)

Japan's Economic Cooperation (cumulative total until Fiscal Year 2016):

VIP Visits (since 2000)

From Japan to Republic of Togo:
Year Name
2006 Jul. Mr. Asahiko Mihara, Mr. Norio Mitsuya, Mr. Akihiro Nishimura, Mr. Tadahiko Ito, Members of the House of Representatives, Japan-AU Parliamentary Friendship League
2013 Oct. Mr. Tetsuya Togo, Member of the House of Representatives
2014 Jul. Mr. Tetsuya Togo, Member of the House of Representatives
From Republic of Togo to Japan:
Year Name
2001 Dec. H.E.Mr. Simféitchéou Pré, Minister of Planning, Land Development, Housing and Town Planning
2003 Sep. H.E.Mr. Débaba Balé, Minister of Economy, Finance and Privatization
2008 May H.E.Mr.Komlan Mally, Prime Minister, H.E.Mr. Léopold Gnininvi, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration (TICAD III)
2009 Feb. H.E.Mr. Kofi Esaw, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration
2010 Nov. H.E.Mr. Kofi Esaw, Minister, diplomatic adviser to the President
2011 Jun. H.E.Mr. Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé, President of the Republic
2011 Jun. H.E.Ms. Dédé Ahoéfa Ekué, Minister in charge of Planning, Development and Spatial Planning
2011 Nov. H.E.Mr. Charles Kondi Agba, Minister of Health
2012 Feb. H.E.Mr. Kofi Esaw, Minister, diplomatic adviser to the President
2012 Oct. H.E.Mr. Adji Otèth Ayassor, Minister of Economy and Finance (annual meeting of IMF and Worldbank)
2013 Jun. H.E.Mr. Gnassingbé, Président, H.E.Mr. Ohin, Foreign Minister, H.E.Mr. Semodji, Planning Minister and H.E.Mr. Dogbe, Grassroots Development Minister (TICAD V)
2014 Sep. H.E.Ms. Dédé Ahoéfa Ekué, Minister of Social Action, Women Promotion and Literacy (WAW!2014)
2015 Mar. H.E.Mr.André Johnson, Minister of Environment and Forest Resources