Europe

Japan-Uzbekistan Relations (Basic Data)

August 24, 2018

Basic Data

Diplomatic Relations:

  • Established in 26 January 1992.
  • Embassy of Japan opened in Tashikent in January 1993.
  • Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan opened in Tokyo in February 1996.

Number of Japanese Residents in Uzbekistan:

  • 132 (as of Oct. 2017)

Number of Uzbek Residents in Japan:

  • 2,921 (as of Dec. 2017)

Trade with Japan (2017):

  • Export from Japan: 13.56 billion yen (transport equipment, textile machines, electrical machinery, etc.)
  • Import to Japan: 500 million yen(textile yarn, fabrics, nonferrous metal, etc.)

Japan's Official Development Assistance:

  • List of Exchange of Notes
  • Loans: 276.630 billion yen (the total till FY2016)
  • Grant: 25.002 billion yen (the total till FY2016)
  • Technical Cooperation: 19.142 billion yen (the total till FY2016)

Cultural Grant (cumulative total fiscal 1975-2016):

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

VIP Visits

From Japan to Uzbekistan
Year Name
1995 Sep. Japan-Uzbekistan Parliamentary League of Friendship
1996 Apr. Mr. Masayoshi TAKEMURA, Member of the House of Representatives
1997 Jul. Dialogue mission to Russia and Central Asia (headed by Mr. Keizo OBUCHI, Member of the House of Representatives)
1997 Sep. Mr. Taro ASO, Minister of the Economic Planning Agency
1998 May Mr. Koki CHUMA, Chairman of the Committee of the foreign affairs, House of Representative
1998 Nov. Mr. Kozo WATANABE, Deputy Chairman of the House of Representative
1999 May Mr. Masahiko KOUMURA, Minister for Foreign Affairs
2000 Jul. Mr. Muneo SUZUKI, Member of the House of Representatives
2000 Jul. Mr. Keizo TAKEMI, Member of the House of Councilors
2000 Aug. Mr. Tsutomu HATA, Member of the House of Representatives
2001 Aug. Mr. Tsutomu HATA, Member of the House of Representatives
2001 Oct. Mr. Muneo SUZUKI, Member of the House of Representatives
2002 Jan. Mr. Yoshiro MORI, Member of the House of Representatives
2002 May Mr. Taro ASO, Chairman, Policy Research Council of LDP
2002 Jul. Mr. Seiken SUGIURA, Senior Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs(Head of the Silk road Energy Mission)
2002 Sep. Mr. Takayoshi TANIGUCHI, Senior Vice Minister of Finance
2002 Nov. Mr. Toshihiro NIKAI, Secretary General of Conservative Party
2003 Jan. Ms. Shinako TSUCHIYA, Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs
2003 May Mr. Masajuro SHIOKAWA, Minister of Finance
2004 Aug. Mr. Goji SAKAMOTO, Senior Vice Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry
2004 Aug. Ms. Yoriko KAWAGUCHI, Minister for Foreign Affairs
2006 Aug. Mr. Junichiro KOIZUMI, Prime Minister
2007 Apr. Mr. Akira AMARI, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry
2007 May Mr. Shinsuke OKUNO, Parliamentary Secretary for Justice
2007 Aug. Ms. Midori MATSUSHIMA, Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs
2008 Jul. Mr. Fukushiro NUKAGA, Minister of Finance
2009 Apr. Mr. Yasutoshi NISHIMURA, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs
2010 May Mr. Naoto KAN, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance
2010 Aug. Mr. Katsuya OKADA, Minister for Foreign Affairs
2012 May Mr. Ryuji YAMANE, Senior Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs
2014 Jan. Ms.Yoko KAMIKAWA, Senior Vice Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications
2014 May Mr. Taro ASO,Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance
2014 Aug. Mr. Toshimitsu MOTEGI, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry
2014 Nov. Mr. Kentaro SONOURA, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs
2015 Jul. 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
2016 Sep. Mr. Motome TAKISAWA, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs
2018 Jul Mr. Kazuyuki NAKANE, State Minister for Foreign Affairs
From Uzbekistan to Japan
Year Name
1992 Oct. Mr. MUTAROV, Prime Minister
1994 May Mr. KARIMOV, President
1996 Mar. Mr. HAMIDOV, Minister of Finance
1996 Dec. Mr. SULTANOV, Prime Minister
1998 Jan. Mr. SULTANOV, Prime Minister
1999 Mar. Mr. SULTANOV, Prime Minister
1999 Nov. Mr. KAMILOV, Minister of Foreign Affairs
2000 Dec. Mr. GANIYEV, Minister of Foreign Economic Relations
2001 Jan. Mr. NURMURADOV, Minister of Finance
2001 Dec. Mr. SULTANOV, Prime Minister
2002 Jun. Mr. AZIMOV, Vice Prime Minister
Mr. GANIYEV, Minister of Foreign Economic Relations
2002 July. Mr. KARIMOV, President
2003 Dec. Mr. SAFAYEV, Minister of Foreign Affairs
Mr. ARIPOV, Vice Prime Minister
Mr. POLVON-ZODA, Minister of Justice
2004 July. Mr. AZIMOV, Vice Prime Minister
2004 Oct. Mr. RAKHIMOV, Minister of Finance
2005 Sep. Mr. AZIZKHODJAEV, Minister of Culture and Sports
2006 May Mr. AZIMOV, Vice Prime Minister
2006 Jun. Mr. GANIEV, Minister of Foreign Affairs
2010 Apr. Mr. GANIEV, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Economic Relations, Investments and Trade
2010 Dec. Mr. SOBIROV, Chairman of the Senate
2011 Feb. Mr. KARIMOV, President
2012 Dec. Mr. KHUDAYBERGENOV,Minister of Emergency Situations
2013 Mar. Mr. GANIYEV,Minister of Foreign Economic Relations, Investments and Trade
2013 Jun. Mr. GANIYEV,Minister of Foreign Economic Relations, Investments and Trade
2013 Dec. Mr. GANIYEV,Minister of Foreign Economic Relations, Investments and Trade
2014 Mar. Mr. GANIYEV,Minister of Foreign Economic Relations, Investments and Trade
2015 Jan. Mr. AZIMOV, First Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance
2015 Oct. Mr. GANIYEV, Minister of Foreign Economic Relations, Investments and Trade
2016 May Mr. ABDUKHAKIMOV, Minister of Labor
2016 May Mr. GANIYEV, Minister of Foreign Economic Relations, Investments and Trade
2017 Jul Mr. KURBANOV, Chairman of the State Committee for Physical Culture and Sports
2017 Sep Mr. ABDUKHAKIMOV, Chairman of the State committee for tourism development
2018 Mar Mr. ABDUKHAKIMOV, Chairman of the State committee for tourism development