Japan-Honduras Relations

Japan-Honduras Relations (Basic Data)

August 29, 2019

Basic Data

Diplomatic Relations:

  • Established in February 1935

Japanese Nationals:

  • 192 (as of December 2018)

Trade with Japan:

  • Exports: 5.11 billion yen (2018) (coffee, melon, shrimps, etc.)
  • Imports: 10.40 billion yen (2018) (automobile, steel, automobile part, etc.)

Japan' Economic Cooperation (Cumulative total until fiscal year 2018)

  • List of Exchange of Notes
  • Loan: 50.77 billion yen
  • Grant: 80.27 billion yen
  • Technical Cooperation: 44.30 billion yen (until FY2017)
  • Cultural Grant (cumulative total fiscal year 1975-2018)
  • 1.02 billion yen (Cultural Grant Aid)
  • 73.4 million yen (Grant Assistance for Cultural Grassroots Projects)

VIP Visits

From Japan to Honduras
Year Name
1998 Ambassador on Special Mission to the Presidential Inauguration, Tamisuke Watanuki
1998 Parliamentary Secretary, Nobutaka Machimura (on the occasion of the Hurricane Mitch)
2002 Ambassador on Special Mission to the Presidential Inauguration, Kayoko Shimizu
2003 H.I.H. Princess Sayako
2006 Ambassador on Special Mission to the Presidential Inauguration, Kunio Hatoyama
2012 Parliamentary Vice-Minister Toshiyuki Kato
2014 Ambassador on Special Mission to the Presidential Inauguration, Hirotaka Ishihara
2015 Parliamentary Vice-Minister Takashi Uto
H.I.H. Princess Mako
2017 Parliamentary Vice-Minister Shunsuke Takei
2018 Parliamentary Vice-Minister Mitsunari Okamoto
From Honduras to Japan
Year Name
1997 President Roberto Reyna
1999 Foreign Minister Roberto Flores
2004 President Ricardo Maduro
2005 Foreign Minister Rosa Bautiata
2005 President Ricardo Maduro (IDB Okinawa Meeting)
2005 President Ricardo Maduro (Japan-Central America Summit)
2007 Minister of Health Jenny Meza
2010 Minister of Environment Rigoberto Cuellar (COP10)
2013 Minister of Environment Rigoberto Cuellar
2014 Minister of Public Education Marlon Escoto (UNESCO World Conference on ESD)
2015 Commissioner of the Permanent Contingency Commission (COPECO) Moisés Alvarado (Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction)
2015 Minister of Finance Wilfredo Cerrato
2015 President Juan Orlando Alvarado
2015 Minister of Foreign Affairs Arturo Corrales
2015 Minister of Economic Development Alden Rivera
2015 Minister of Infrastructure and Public Services Roberto Ordóñez
2017 Minister of Environment José Antonio Galdames
2018 Minister of Infrastructure and Public Services Roberto Pineda
2019 Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation María Dolores Agüero