Japan-Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Relations

Japan-Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Relations (Basic Data)

February 2, 2018

Basic Data

Diplomatic Relations:

  • Established in April 1980

Trade with Japan in 2016:

  • Exports: 525 million yen (seafood)
  • Imports: 720 million yen (automobile, heating and cooling equipment)

Direct Investment from Japan:

  • N/A

Number of Residents:

  • Number of Japanese nationals residing in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: 5 (October 2016)
  • Number of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines nationals residing in Japan: 5 (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 : 36.0 million yen

Major Donors (2013 OECD/DAC)

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

VIP Visits

From Japan to Saint Vincent
Year Name
1989 Member of the House of Representative, Tokuo Yamashita
1992 Member of the House of Representative, Chikara Azuma
1999 Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Hiroaki Kameya
From Saint Vincent to Japan
Year Name
1986 Prime Minister, James Fitz-Allen Mitchell
1987 The First Lady of Prime Minister, Mitchell
1988 Minister of Trade, Industry and Agriculture, Marcus De freitas
1989 Minister of Communications and Works, Allan Cruickshank
1990 Prime Minister, James Fitz-Allen Mitchell
1994 Minister of Housing, Local Government and Community Affairs, Louis Jones
2000 Minister of Foreign Affairs, Tourism and Information, Allan Cruickshank
2004 Prime Minister, Ralph E. Gonsalves
2005 Minister of Transport, Public Works, Housing, Julian Francis
2010 Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Louis Hilton Straker