Official name
Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
Form of government
Republic
Capital
Caracas
Head of State
Nicolаs Maduro Moros
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Jorge Alberto Arreaza Montserrat
Date of establishment of bilateral relations
1951

Political relations

The relations between Serbia and Venezuela are characterised by long-term cooperation based on the principles of mutual consideration, respect for the territorial integrity and sovereignty of states and international law. There are opportunities for cooperation in the field of agriculture, processing industry, energy, education, and tourism.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs (Minister of the People’s Power for Foreign Affairs) Jorge Arreaza visited Serbia on 16 and 17 March 2019.

 

Economic relations

During 2020, 516 thousand euros worth of export and 58 thousand euros of import were registered. Trade in goods during 2019 amounted to 88 thousand euros, with export amounting to 55 thousand euros and import to 33 thousand euros.

 

Bilateral agreements

  • Basic agreement on cultural exchange, scientific and technical cooperation between the Government of the Socialist Federative Republic of Yugoslavia and the Government of the Republic of Venezuela, signed on 8 July 1977 (The Official Gazette of SFRY, International Agreements, No. 3/79);
  • Trade Agreement between the FEC of SFRY and the Government of the Republic of Venezuela, signed on 10 June 1988 (The Official Gazette of SFRY, International Agreements, No. 2/89);
  • Memorandum of Understanding on the establishment of political consultation mechanisms between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia and the Ministry of the People’s Power for Foreign Affairs of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, signed on 7 July 2010;
  • Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Serbia and the Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela on eliminating visas for holders of diplomatic and official passports, signed on 6 June 2011 (The Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia - International Agreements No. 8/11).

 

Contact information

The Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Havana covers the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela on a non-residential basis. http://www.havana.mfa.gov.rs

Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in Belgrade http://serbia.embajada.gob.ve/

Department for North and South America of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia:

Tel. +381113068762 e-mail: oam@mfa.rs