Bilateral Relations

Japan Japan

 

General information

Diplomatic relations between Armenia and Japan were established on September 7, 1992.

The Embassy of RA in Tokyo was opened in June, 2010.

Since May 2012 the Ambassador of RA to Japan is Mr. Grant Pogosyan.

Embassy of Japan in Armenia was opened in January 2015. 

Since May 2018 the Ambassador of Japan to the RA is Mr. Jun Yamada.

Visits

To Japan

August 1999

Foreign Minister of RA Vartan Oskanian

December 2001

President of RA Robert Kocharian

June 2005

Prime Minister of RA Andranik Margarian

November 2009

Foreign Minister of RA Edward Nalbandian

June 2012

President of RA Serzh Sargsyan

January 2017

President of National Assembly of RA Galust Sahakyan

to Armenia

January 2015

State Minister for Foreign Affairs Minoru Kiuchi

September 2018

Minister for Foreign Affairs Mr. Taro Kono


Signed documents

  • Protocol on establishment of diplomatic relations between Japan and Armenia, September 7, 1992.
  • Joint statement on Friendship and Partnership between Armenia and Japan, December 19, 2001, Tokyo.
  • Agreement on Technical Cooperation between the Government of Japan and Government of RA, June 8, 2005, Tokyo.
  • Memorandum on Cooperation between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of RA and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, June 7,2012,Tokyo,
  • Joint Statement on the Further Deepening of Friendship and Partnership between RA and Japan, June 6, 2012,Tokyo
  • Memorandum on exchange of information on combating terrorism financing and money-laundering between the Republic of Armenia and Japan, October 2012, Yerevan
  • Grant agreement in the form of exchange of notes between the Government of RA and Japan for the project of economic and social development of Armenia, March 30, 2017, Yerevan.
  • Grant agreement in the form of exchange of notes between the Government of RA and Japan for the project of upgrading the equipment for the digitization of the archives of Armenian Public Television, March 30, 2017, Yerevan. 
  • Grant agreement in the form of exchange of notes between the Government of RA and Japan for the project of the improvement of the fire-rescue equipment , September 7, 2017, Yerevan.
  • The Agreement between the Republic of Armenia and Japan for the Liberalization, Promotion and Protection of Investments, February 14, 2018, Yerevan. 
  • Grant agreement in the form of exchange of notes between the Government of RA and Japan for the Project for the Improvement of Equipment for Restoration and Conservation of Archaeological Artifacts for the Scientific-Research Center of the Historical and Cultural Heritage, February 16, 2018, Yerevan. 

Bilateral trade between Armenia and Japan/in thousand US dollars/

 

export

Import (country of origin)

Import (country of consignment)

2014

149.0

113668.8

29225.2

2015

3526.9

57605.8

23322.2

2016

379.3

51661.4

20023.8

2017

366.1

81.021.2

33464.7

2018

375.4

99060.6

29907.8


Main imported goods

Transportation means, optical and photo equipment, machinery, electronics.

Main exported goods

Alcohol beverage, drugs, chemical products, copper, ferroalloy and tobacco.

 

Updated on 01.07.2019

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