Japan-Cambodia Relations

June 28, 2022

Basic Data

Diplomatic relations:

  • Established in 1953. (The Legation of Japan was established in 1954)

Number of Residents:

  • Number of Japanese Nationals residing in Cambodia: 4,502 (Oct. 2021)
  • Number of Cambodian Nationals residing in Japan: 15,656 (Jun. 2020)

Trade with Japan:

  • Exports: 173.1 billion yen (2020)
  • Imports: 51.8 billion yen (2020)

Agreement with Japan:

  • Agreement between Japan and the Kingdom of Cambodia for the Liberalization, Promotion and Protection of Investment (June 2007)
  • Agreement between Japan and the Kingdom of Cambodia for Air Services (June 2016)

Japan's Economic Cooperation:

  • Grants: 218.8 billion yen (Total of 1992-2019)
  • Technical Cooperation: 93.2 billion yen (Total of 1992-2019)
  • Yen Loan: 182.3 billion yen (Total of 1992-2019)

VIP Visits

From Japan to Cambodia
Year Name
1993. 9 Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Hata Tsutomu
1995. 8 Vice Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Kono Yohei
2000. 1 Prime Minister Obuchi Keizo
2001. 6 T.I.H. Prince and Princess Akishino
2002. 1 Minister of Finance Shiokawa Masajuro
2002.11 Prime Minister Koizumi Junichiro
2003. 6 Foreign Minister Kawaguchi Yoriko
2005. 6 Foreign Minister Machimura Nobutaka
2006. 8 Vice President of the House of Representatives Yokomichi Takahiro
2009. 1 Foreign Minister Nakasone Hirofumi
2009.10 Foreign Minister Okada Katsuya
2012.6 H.I.H. Crown Prince Naruhito
2012.7 Foreign Minister Gemba Koichiro
2012.11 Prime Minister Noda Yoshihiko
2013.2 H.I.H. Prince Akishino
2013.11 Prime Minister Abe Shinzo
2014.6 Foreign Minister Kishida Fumio
2014.8 Vice President of House of Councillors Koshiishi Azuma
2018.4 Foreign Minister Kono Taro
2020.8 Foreign Minister Motegi Toshimitsu
2022.3 Prime Minister Kishida Fumio
From Cambodia to Japan
Year Name
1999. 2 Prime Minister Hun Sen
1999. 5 President of the Senate Chea Sim
2001. 6 Prime Minister Hun Sen
2002. 3 President of National Assembly Norodom Ranariddh
2002. 8 Senior Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Hor Namhong
2003. 2 Senior Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Hor Namhong
2003.12 Prime Minister Hun Sen
2005. 3 Deputy Prime Minister, Minister in charge of the Council of Ministers Sok An
2005. 5 Prime Minister Hun Sen
2006. 5 Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Interior Sar Kheng
2007. 2 Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Hor Namhong
2007. 6 Prime Minister Hun Sen
2007.10 President of National Assembly Samdech Akka Maha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin
2008. 3 Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of National Defense Tea Banh
2009.11 Prime Minister Samdech Akka Maha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen
2010. 5 King of Cambodia, H.M. Preah Bat Samdech Preah Boromneath Norodom Sihamoni
2012.1 President of National Assembly Samdech Akka Maha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin
2012. 4 Prime Minister Samdech Akka Maha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen
2013.12 Prime Minister Samdech Akka Maha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen
2015.3 Prime Minister Samdech Akka Maha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen
2015.7 Prime Minister Samdech Akka Maha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen
2016.2 President of the Senate Samdech Vibol Sena Pheakdei Say Chhum
2017.8 Prime Minister Samdech Akka Maha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen
2018.10 Prime Minister Samdech Akka Maha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen
2019.5 Prime Minister Samdech Akka Maha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen
2022.4 Prime Minister Samdech Akka Maha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen

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