Japan-The Bahamas Relations

January 19, 2018

Basic Data

Diplomatic relations:

  • Established in March, 1975

Trade with Japan in 2016:

  • Export: 4.39 billion yen (crude oil, chemical products)
  • Import: 110.2 billion yen (Ships, motor vehicles,)

Number of Residents:

  • Number of Japanese nationals residing in the Bahamas: 16 (October 2016)
  • Number of Bahamas nationals residing in Japan: 19 (June 2017)

Japan's Economic Cooperation (Cumulative total as of FY 2015):

  • Grants: 6 million yen
  • Technical cooperation: 7.0 million yen

VIP Visits

From Japan to the Bahamas
Year Name
1988 The Member of the House of Representative, Yoshinori Ohno
2005 Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs, Itsunori Onodera
2006 House of Representatives team to study the political and economic conditions of Central America and Caribbean nations (led by the member of the House of Representative, Junji Higashi)
2015 Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs, Takashi Uto
2016 State Minister of Finance, Manabu Sakai
From The Bahamas to Japan
Year Name
1990 Deputy Prime Minister, Clement T. Maynard
1991 Minister of Agriculture, Trade and Industries, Perry G. Christie
1995 Minister of Foreign Affairs, Janet G. Bostwick
Prime Minister Hubert A. Ingraham
Minister of Finance and Planning William C. Allen
2003 Minister of Foreign Affairs and Public Service, Frederick A. MITCHELL
2005.4 Minister of State for Finance, James Smith (attending IDB Okinawa Meeting)
2016.2 Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Works and Urban Development, Philip E. Brave Davis
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