Japan-Indonesia Relations

Japan-Indonesia Relations (Basic Data)

March 30, 2018

Basic Data

Diplomatic relations:

Established in April 1958 with the Signing of the Treaty of Peace between Japan and the Republic of Indonesia

Number of Residents:

  • Number of Japanese nationals residing in Indonesia: 19.312 (Oct. 2016)
  • Number of Indonesian nationals residing in Japan: 46,350 (Jun. 2017)

Direct Investment from Japan (million US$):

2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
1,520 2,460 4,710 2,750 2,877 5,400

Japan's Economic Cooperation:

VIP Visits

From Japan to Indonesia
Year Name
1990. 5 Prime Minister Toshiki Kaifu
1991. 10 Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress
1992. 2 His Imperial Highness Prince Takamado
1993. 1 Prime Minister Kiichi Miyazawa
1993. 8 His Imperial Highness Prince Akishino
1994. 8 His Imperial Highness Prince Akishino
1994. 11 Prime Minister Tomiichi Murayama
1997. 1 Prime Minister Ryutaro Hashimoto
1998. 3 Prime Minister Ryutaro Hashimoto
1998. 9 Minister of International Trade and Industry Kaoru Yosano
1998. 11 Foreign Minister Masahiko Koumura
1999. 7 Foreign Minister Masahiko Koumura
1999. 11 Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi
2000. 4 Foreign Minister Yohei Kono
2001. 1 Minister of Justice Masahiko Koumura
2001. 9 Director-General of the Defense Agency Gen Nakatani
2002. 1 Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi
2003. 10 Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi
2004. 7 Foreign Minister Yoriko Kawaguchi
2004. 9 Minister of International Trade and Industry Shoichi Nakagawa
2004. 12 Minister of International Trade and Industry Shoichi Nakagawa
2005. 1 Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi
Foreign Minister Nobutaka Machimura
Director-General of the Defense Agency Yoshinori Ohno
2005. 4 Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi
Foreign Minister Nobutaka Machimura
2006. 7 Minister of State for Disaster Management and National Emergency Legislation / Chairman of the National Public Safety Commission Tetsuo Kutsukake
2006. 8 Director-General of the Defense Agency Fukushiro Nukaga
2007. 1 Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Yoshihide Suga
2007. 8 Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
2008. 1 Their ImperialHighness Prince and Princess Akishino
2008. 8 Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Hiroya Masuda
2009. 10 Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada
2009. 12 Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama
2010. 1 Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Masayuki Naoshima
2010. 12 Foreign Minister Seiji Maehara
2011. 4 Foreign Minister Takeaki Matsumoto
2011. 7 Foreign Minister Takeaki Matsumoto
2011. 9 Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Yukio Edano
2011. 10 Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba
2011. 11 Foreign Minister Yoshihiko Noda
Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Yukio Edano
2011. 12 Special Envoy of the Prime Minister Katsuya Okada
2012. 7 Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Hirofumi Hirano
2012. 11 Special Envoy of the Prime Minister, Parliamentary Senior Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs Kazuya Shinba
Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Yuichiro Hata
2013. 1 Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
2013. 4 Minister of State for Economic and Fiscal Policy Akira Amari
Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Toshimitsu Motegi
Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Yoshitaka Shindo
2013. 5 Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Yoshimasa Hayashi
2013. 10 Minister of State for Economic and Fiscal Policy Akira Amari
Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Toshimitsu Motegi
Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
2013. 11 Special Envoy of the Prime Minister Masahiko Koumura
2013. 12 Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Akihiro Ohta
2014. 3 Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida
2014. 5 Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Hakubun Shimomura
2014. 8 Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida
2014. 10 Ambassador on Special Mission Yasuo Fukuda
2015. 4 Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
2015. 11 Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Mikio Hayashi
2016. 4 Minister of Justice Mitsuhide Iwaki
2016. 12 Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Keiichi Ishii
2017. 1 Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
2017. 9 Minister of Justice Yoko Kamikawa
2018. 1 Special Envoy of the Prime Minister, Toshihiro Nikai
From Indonesia to Japan
Year Name
1992. 9 President Suharto
1993. 7 President Suharto
1995. 11 President Suharto
1998. 3 Vice President Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibie
1999. 6 Foreign Minister Ali Alatas
1999. 11 President Abdurrahman Wahid
2000. 2 Speaker of People's Consultative Assembly Amien Rais
2000. 4 President Abdurrahman Wahid
2000. 6 President Abdurrahman Wahid
2001. 9 President Megawati Sukarnoputri
Coordinating Minister for the Economic Affairs Dorodjatun Kuntjoro-Jakti
Foreign Minister Hassan Wirajuda
2002. 2 Coordinating Minister for the Economic Affairs Dorodjatun Kuntjoro-Jakti
2002. 4 Coordinating Minister for the Economic Affairs Dorodjatun Kuntjoro-Jakti
2002. 5 Coordinating Minister for the Economic Affairs Dorodjatun Kuntjoro-Jakti
2002. 8 Foreign Minister Hassan Wirajuda
2002. 11 Coordinating Minister for the Economic Affairs Dorodjatun Kuntjoro-Jakti
2002. 12 Foreign Minister Hassan Wirajuda
Coordinating Minister for Political and Security Affairs Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
2003. 1 Minister of Culture and Tourism I Gede Ardhika
2003. 4 Speaker of People's Consultative Assembly Amien Rais
2003. 6 President Megawati Sukarnoputri
Coordinating Minister for the Economic Affairs Dorodjatun Kuntjoro-Jakti
Foreign Minister Hassan Wirajuda
2003. 10 Coordinating Minister for the Economic Affairs Dorodjatun Kuntjoro-Jakti
2003. 12 President Megawati Sukarnoputri
Foreign Minister Hassan Wirajuda
2005. 2 Speaker of Regional Representative Council Ginandjar Kartasasmita
2005. 4 Speaker of People’s Representative Council Agung Laksono
2005. 5 Coordinating Minister for the Economic Affairs Aburizal Bakrie
2005. 6 President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
Coordinating Minister for the Economic Affairs Aburizal Bakrie
2006. 1 Coordinating Minister for People's Welfare Aburizal Bakrie
Vice President Muhammad Jusuf Kalla
2006. 2 Speaker of Regional Representative Council Ginandjar Kartasasmita
2006. 5 Vice President Muhammad Jusuf Kalla
Coordinating Minister for the Economic Affairs Boediono
2006. 11 President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
Coordinating Minister for the Economic Affairs Boediono
Foreign Minister Hassan Wirajuda
2007. 2 Speaker of Regional Representative Council Ginandjar Kartasasmita
2007. 5 Vice President Muhammad Jusuf Kalla
2007. 11 Speaker of Regional Representative Council Ginandjar Kartasasmita
2008. 2 Vice President Muhammad Jusuf Kalla
Speaker of Regional Representative Council Ginandjar Kartasasmita
2008. 5 Speaker of Regional Representative Council Ginandjar Kartasasmita
2008. 7 President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
2008. 8 Foreign Minister Hassan Wirajuda
2008. 11 Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economic Affairs Sri Mulyani Indrawati
2008. 12 Speaker of Regional Representative Council Ginandjar Kartasasmita
2009. 2 Vice President Muhammad Jusuf Kalla
Speaker of Regional Representative Council Ginandjar Kartasasmita
2010. 1 Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa
2010. 10 Coordinating Minister for the Economic Affairs Hatta Rajasa
2010. 11 President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
Vice President Boediono
Coordinating Minister for the Economic Affairs Hatta Rajasa
Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa
2011. 2 Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa
2011. 6 President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs Djoko Suyanto
Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa
2011. 11 Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa
2012. 8 Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs Djoko Suyanto
2012. 10 Coordinating Minister for the Economic Affairs Hatta Rajasa
2013. 2 Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa
2013. 12 President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
Coordinating Minister for the Economic Affairs Hatta Rajasa
Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa
2014. 4 Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa
2014. 9 President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
2015. 1 Trade Minister Rahmat Gobel
2015. 3 President Joko Widodo, Vice President Muhammad Jusuf Kalla, Coordinating Minister of Human Development and Culture Puan Maharani Coordinating Minister of Industry Saleh Husin
2015. 5 Vice President Muhammad Jusuf Kalla
2015. 9 Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Sofyan Djalil
2015. 11 Speaker of the House of Representatives Setya Novanto
2015. 12 Minister of Transportation Ignasius Jonan
Minister of Defense Ryamizard Ryacudu
Minister of Foreign Affairs Retno L.P. Marsudi
2016. 2 Minister of Transportation Ignasius Jonan
2016. 5 Minister of National Development Planning Sofyan Djalil
2016. 5 President Joko Widodo
2016. 10 Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs Luhut Panjaitan
2016. 10 Minister of Industry Airlangga Hartarto
2016. 10 Minister of Law and Human Rights Yasonna Laoly
2016. 12 Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs Luhut Panjaitan
2017. 3 Minister of National Development Planning Bambang Brodjonegoro
2017. 3 Minister of State Owned Enterprises Rini Soemarno
2017. 4 Minister of Environment and Forestry Siti Nurbaya
2017. 4 Minister of Marine and Fisheries Susi Pudjiastuti
2017. 7 Minister of Public Works and Housing Basoeki Hadimoeljono
2017. 8 Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastuti
2017. 9 Minister of Education and Culture Muhadjir Effendy
2017. 10 Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Ignasius Jonan
2017. 11 Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastuti
2017. 11 Minister of Religious Affairs Lukman Hakim
2017. 11 Minister of Trade Enggartiasto Lukita
2017. 12 Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan
2018. 2 Vice President Jusuf Kalla

Cultural Grant (cumulative total fiscal 1975-2004)

1,971.4 million yen (Cultural Grant Aid)