Japan-North Macedonia Relations

Japan-North Macedonia Relations (Basic Data)

April 1, 2019

Basic Data

Diplomatic Relations:

  • Japan and North Macedonia established diplomatic relations on March 1994, after the latter gained its independence from the Former Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.

Japanese Nationals:

  • Number of Japanese Nationals residing in the country: 16 (2017)

Trade with Japan:

  • Exports: 7.33 billion yen (machinery and light-industrial products)
  • Imports: 6.55 billion yen (tobacco and wine)

Japan's Economic Cooperation:

VIP Visits

From Japan to North Macedonia
Year Name
1999 Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Masahiko Koumura
1999 Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Yohei Kono
2004 Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Shogo Arai
2013 Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Minoru Kiuchi
2014 Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Takao Makino
2017 State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Kazuyuki Nakane
From North Macedonia to Japan
Year Name
1995 Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Stevo Crvenkovski
1998 Minister of Finance, Mr. Taki Fiti
2000 Minister for Health, Mr. Dragan Dunilouski
2003 Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ms. Ilinka Mitreva
2003 President, Mr. Boris Trajkovski
2011 Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Antonio Milososki
2011 Prime Minister, Mr. Nikola Gruevski
2014 Prime Minister, Mr. Nikola Gruevski
2015 Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Nikola Poposki