Europe

Japan-Kyrgyz Republic Relations (Basic Data)

November 12, 2018

Basic Data

Diplomatic Relations:

  • Established on 26th January 1992.
  • Embassy of Japan opened in Bishkek on 27th January 2003.
  • Embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic opened in Tokyo on 22nd April 2004.

Number of Japanese Residents:

  • 132 (as of Jun. 2017)

Trade with Japan (2017):

  • Exports to Japan: 153 million yen (non-ferrous metals, food)
  • Imports from Japan: 2.4 billion yen (machinery and transport equipment, rubber manufactured goods)

Japan's Official Development Assistance:

  • List of Exchange of Notes
  • Loans: 37.580 billion yen (the total until FY2016)
  • Grants: 26.291 billion yen (the total until FY2016)
  • Technical cooperation: 176.71 billion yen (the total until FY2016)

Cultural Grant (cumulative total fiscal 1975-2016):

  • 300 million yen (Cultural Grant Aid and Grassroots Grant Aid)

VIP Visits

From Japan to the Kyrgyz Republic
Year Name
1992 Apr. Mr. Michio WATANABE, Minister for Foreign Affairs
1997 Jul. Mr. Keizo OBUCHI, Member of the House of Representatives
1997 Sep. Mr. Taro ASO, Minister for Economic Planning Agency
1999 Aug. Mr. Keizo TAKEMI, State Secretary for Foreign Affairs
2002 Apr. Mr. Seiken SUGIURA, Senior Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs
2002 Jul. Mr. Seiken SUGIURA, Senior Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs
2003 Jan. Ms. Shinako TSUCHIYA, Secretary of Minister for Foreign Affairs
2004 Aug. Ms. Yoriko KAWAGUCHI, Minister for Foreign Affairs
2005 Jul. Mr. Keishiro FUKUSHIMA, Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs
2005 Aug. Ms. Yoriko KAWAGUCHI, Special Adviser to the Prime Minister
2005 Nov. Mr. Yoshiaki HARADA, Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, the House of Representatives
2006 Aug. Mr. Toshiki KAIFU, former Prime Minister
2008 Jul. Ms. Kanae YAMAMOTO, Parliamentary Secretary for Economy, Trade and Industry
2012 Jan. Mr. Kazuyuki HAMADA, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs
2014 Jul. Mr. Fumio KISHIDA, Minister for Foreign Affairs
2015 Apr. Mr. Kentaro SONOURA, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs
2015 Oct. Mr. Shinzo ABE, Prime Minister
2016 Apr. Ms. Miki YAMADA, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs
From the Kyrgyz Republic to Japan
Year Name
1992 Oct. Mr. T. CHYNGYSHEV, Prime Minister
1993 Apr. Mr. A. AKAEV, President (official working visit)
1994 Nov. Mr. A. DJUMAGULOV, Prime Minister
1996 Oct. Mr. A. DJUMAGULOV, Prime Minister
1996 Nov. Mr. A. DJUMAGULOV, Prime Minister
1997 May Mr. T. KOICHUMANOV, Minister of Economy
1998 Aug. Mr. I. ABUDURAZAKOV, State Secretary
1998 Oct. Mr. A. AKAEV, President
2000 Feb. Mr. A. MURALIEV, Prime Minister
2001 Jun. Mr. K. BAKIEV, Prime Minister
2001 Nov. Mr. M. IMANALIEV, Minister of Foreign Affairs
2002 Jan. Mr. M. IMANALIEV, Minister of Foreign Affairs
2003 Nov. Mr. OTORBAEV, Vice-Prime Minister
2004 Jan. Mr. AITMATOV, Minister of Foreign Affairs
2004 Apr. Mr. A. AKAEV, President
2004 Apr. Ms. BOLDJUROVA, Acting Deputy Prime Minister
2005 Jun. Mr. MURALIEV, Minister of Economy, Industry and Trade
2006 Jun. Mr. DJEKSHENKULOV, Minister of Foreign Affairs
2006 Sep. Mr. RUSTENBEKOV, Minister of Emergency Situations
2007 Nov. Mr. BAKIEV, President
2007 Dec. Mr. DOSBOL, Vice-Prime Minister
2008 Nov. Mr. ABUDURAZAKOV, Former State Secretary
2009 May Mr. SULAIMANOV, Minister of Transport and Communications
2010 Dec. Mr. ISAKOV, Minister of Transport and Communications
2011 Aug. Mr. BABANOV, First Vice Prime-Minister
2011 Oct. Mr. MAMBETJANOV, Minister of Finance
2012 Jul. Mr. VORONOV, Minister of Emergency Situations
2012 Oct. Mr. OTORBAEV, First Vice Prime-Minister
Mr. LAVROVA, Minister of Finance
2012 Nov. Mr. ABDYLDAEV, Minister of Foreign Affairs
2013 Feb. Mr. ATAMBAYEV, President
Mr. ABDYLDAEV, Minister of Foreign Affairs
2013 May Ms. TALIEVA, Vice-Prime Minister
2013 Oct. Mr. SADYKOV, Minister of Education and Science
2013 Nov. Mr. NARIMBAEV, Head of the Presidential Office
2014 Nov. Mr. JEENBEKOV, Speaker of the Jogorku Kenesh (Parliament)
2017 Mar. Mr. ABDYLDAEV, Minister of Foreign Affairs