Japan-Montenegro Relations

July 11, 2018

Basic Data

Recognition of its independence:

  • June 16, 2006

Diplomatic Relations:

  • Established on July 24, 2006

Japanese Nationals in Montenegro:

  • 27 (as of October 2017)

Trade with Japan in 2015:

  • Japan's export: 2,480 million yen (flat roll of steel, metalworking machinery, etc.)
  • Japan's import: 170 million yen (general machinery, etc.)

Major Direct Investment from Japan:

  • Daido Metal Company Ltd. purchased a bearing factory in Kotor in 2001.

Japan's Bilateral Economic Cooperation:

VIP Visits

From Japan to Montenegro
Year Name
June 2006 Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Akiko Yamanaka
May 2013 Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Minoru Kiuchi
September 2016 Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Motome Takizawa
From Montenegro to Japan
Year Name
March 2007 Minister of Health, Labor and Social Welfare Miodrag Radunović
June 2007 Former Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic
June 2012 Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Milan Rocen
October 2014 Minister of Science Sanja Vlahović
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