Japan-Grenada Relations

February 2, 2018

Basic Data

Diplomatic Relations:

  • Established in April 1975

Trade with Japan in 2015:

  • Exports: 1.2 million yen (cocoa, distilled liquor)
  • Imports: 1.06 billion yen (automobiles, heating and cooling equipment)

Direct Investment from Japan:

  • N/A

Number of Residents:

  • Number of Japanese nationals residing in Grenada: 1 (October 2016)
  • Number of Grenadian nationals residing in Japan: 3 (June 2017)

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

Cultural Grant (cumulative total as of the end of fiscal year 2015)

  • Cultural Grant Assistance : 46.6 million yen

Major Donors (2013 OECD/DAC)

  • (1) Germany (2) Australia (3) U.S.A (4) Canada (5) Japan

VIP Visits

From Japan to Grenada
Year Name
1994 Member of the House of Representative, Tokuo Yamashita
1999 Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Hiroaki Kameya
2014 Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs, Takao Makino
From Grenada to Japan
Year Name
1976 Prime Minister, Eric Gairy
1993 Minister of Agriculture, Lands, Forestry and Fisheries, George Brizan
Minister of Works, Communications and Public Utilities, Norton Noel
1996 Prime Minister, Keith Mitchell
Forestry and Fisheries Minister, Joslyn Whiteman
1998 Minister of Agriculture, Lands, Forestry and Fisheries, Michael Baptiste
2000 Foreign Minister, Elvin Nimrod
2001 Minister of Agriculture, Lands, Forestry and Fisheries, Claris Charles
2005 Prime Minister, Keith Mitchell
2010 Foreign Minister, Charles Peter David
2011 Foreign Minister, Karl Hood
2012 Minister Finance, Nazim Burke
2014 Minister of Agriculture, Lands, Forestry, Fisheries and Environment, Roland Bhola
Minister for Foreign Affairs and International business, Nicholas Steele

Cultural Relation

  • Cultural Grant Assistance (Supply of Musical instrument, 1998)
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