Japan-Saint Christopher and Nevis Relations

February 2, 2018

Basic Data

Diplomatic Relations:

  • Established in January 1985

Trade with Japan in 2016:

  • Exports: 1.9 million yen (electronic device)
  • Imports: 1.12 billion yen (automobile, construction and mining machinery)

Direct Investment from Japan:

  • N/A

Number of Residents:

  • Number of Japanese nationals residing in Saint Christopher and Nevis: 2 (October 2016)
  • Number of Saint Christopher and Nevis nationals residing in Japan: 5 (June 2017)

Japan's Economic Cooperation (cumulative total as of FY 2014):

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

  • Cultural Grant Assistance : 23.0 million yen

Major Donors (2013 OECD/DAC)

  • (1) Australia (2) Canada (3) Japan (4) Korea (5) U.K

VIP Visits

From Japan to Saint Christopher and Nevis
Year Name
2006 Member of the House of Representative, Motohiko Kondo
2006 Parliamentary Secretary of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Yasuyuki Kaneko and other members of parliament
From Saint Christopher and Nevis to Japan
Year Name
1985 Prime Minister, Kennedy A. Simonds
1990 Governor-General, Clement Athelston Arrindell
2000 Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Condor
2004 Minister for Agriculture, Liburd
2005 Minister for Foreign Affairs, Harris
Prime Minister, Douglas
Minister for Agriculture, Liburd
2012 Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Douglas
2014 Minister of Education and Information, Nigel Carty
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Justice and Legal Affairs, Homeland Security and Labour, Patrice Nisbett
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