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Japan

Overview

  • Establishment of Diplomatic Relations : December 18, 1965
  • Bilateral Trade (2019) : $75.9 billion
    • Exports : $28.4 billion
    • Imports : $47.5 billion
  • Japan's Investment in the ROK (cumulative total at the end of 2019) : $ 45.4 billion
  • People-to-People Exchanges (2019) :
    • Japanese visitors to the ROK : 3.27million
    • Korean visitors to Japan : 5.58 million

  • High-level Exchanges
    • From Japan to ROK
      • 2003 February Prime Minister Koizumi Junichiro
      • 2003 August Foreign Minister Kawaguchi Yoriko
      • 2004 May Foreign Minister Kawaguchi Yoriko
      • 2004 July Prime Minister Koizumi Junichiro (Jeju)
      • 2004 November Foreign Minister Machimura Nobutaka
      • 2005 June Prime Minister Koizumi Junichiro
      • 2005 November Prime Minister Koizumi Junichiro (APEC, Busan)
      • 2005 November Foreign Minister Aso Taro (APEC, Busan)
      • 2006 October Prime Minister Abe Shinzo
      • 2006 October Foreign Minister Aso Taro
      • 2007 March Foreign Minister Aso Taro (Jeju)
      • 2007 June Foreign Minister Aso Taro (Jeju)
      • 2008 February Prime Minister Fukuda Yasuo
      • 2009 January Prime Minister Aso Taro
      • 2009 February Foreign Minister Nakasone Hirofumi
      • 2009 October Prime Minister Hatoyama Yukio
      • 2010 February Foreign Minister Okada Katsuya
      • 2010 May Foreign Minister Okada Katsuya (Gyeongju)
      • 2010 May Prime Minister Hatoyama Yukio (Jeju)
      • 2011 January Foreign Minister Maehara Seiji
      • 2011 October Foreign Minister Gemba Koichiro
      • 2011 October Prime Minister Noda Yoshihiko
      • 2012 March Prime Minister Noda Yoshihiko
      • 2015 March Foreign Minister Kishida Fumio (ROK-Japan-China Trilateral Foreign Ministers' Meeting)
      • 2015 November Prime Minister Abe Shinzo(ROK-Japan-China Trilateral Summit)
      • 2015 December Foreign Minister Kishida Fumio
      • 2018 February Prime Minister Abe Shinzo(Pyeongchang Olympic Opening Ceremony)
      • 2018 April Foreign Minister Kono Taro
      • 2018 June Foreign Minister Kono Taro

    • From ROK to Japan
      • 2003 March Foreign Minister Yoon Young-kwan
      • 2003 June President Roh Moo-hyun
      • 2004 Decembe rPresident Roh Moo-hyun (Ibuski)
      • 2005 October Foreign Minister Ban Ki-moon
      • 2006 August Foreign Minister Ban Ki-moon (condolence call on late Prime Minister Hashimoto)
      • 2006 November Foreign Minister Ban Ki-moon
      • 2006 December Foreign Minister Song Min-soon
      • 2008 April Foreign Minister Yu Myung-hwan
      • 2008 April President Lee Myung-bak
      • 2008 June Foreign Minister Yu Myung-hwan
      • 2008 July President Lee Myung-bak (Toyako)
      • 2008 July Foreign Minister Yu Myung-hwan (Toyako)
      • 2008 December President Lee Myung-bak (Fukuoka)
      • 2009 April Foreign Minister Yu Myung-hwan
      • 2009 May Prime Minister Han Seung-soo
      • 2009 June President Lee Myung-bak
      • 2009 September Foreign Minister Yu Myung-hwan
      • 2010 January Foreign Minister Kim Sung-hwan (FEALAC)
      • 2010 November President Lee Myung-bak
      • 2011 February Foreign Minister Kim Sung-hwan
      • 2011 March Foreign Minister Kim Sung-hwan (Kyoto)
      • 2011 May President Lee Myung-bak
      • 2011 May Foreign Minister Kim Sung-hwan
      • 2011 December President Lee Myung-bak(Kyoto)
      • 2015 June Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se
      • 2016 August Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se (ROK-Japan-China Trilateral Foreign Ministers' Meeting)
      • 2017 December Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha
      • 2018 May President Moon Jae-in (ROK-Japan-China Summit, Tokyo)
      • 2018 July Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha
      • 2019 June President Moon Jae-in (G20 Summit, Osaka)


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