Timeline of diplomatic relations of the Republic of China

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  Countries that have diplomatic relations with the ROC
  Countries that formerly had diplomatic relations with the ROC
  Countries that have never had diplomatic relations with the ROC

Numerous states have ceased their diplomatic recognition of the Republic of China during the last 60 years - since the founding of the People's Republic of China.

Timeline[edit]

Former French Embassy to the Republic of China in Nanjing.
Former Mexican Embassy to the Republic of China in Nanjing.
Former Soviet Union Embassy to the Republic of China in Nanjing.
Former United Kingdom Embassy to the Republic of China in Nanjing.
Former United States Embassy to the Republic of China in Nanjing.

Timeline of diplomatic relations of the Republic of China begins from 1949 (the establishment of the People's Republic of China), and the year of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office (TECRO) establishments as the replacement in the absence of embassies and official diplomatic relations with the ROC.

Year Country Events TECRO establishment
1949  South Korea Diplomatic relations established
1949  Soviet Union Diplomatic relations ceased[1] 1993 (in Russia)[2]
1949  Czechoslovakia Diplomatic relations ceased 1991[3] (in Czech Republic)
2003[4] (in Slovakia)
1949  Poland Diplomatic relations ceased
1949  Hungary Diplomatic relations ceased
1949  Romania Diplomatic relations ceased
1949  Albania Diplomatic relations ceased
1949  Bulgaria Diplomatic relations ceased
1950  United Kingdom Diplomatic relations ceased 1963[5]
1950  Norway Diplomatic relations ceased 1980[6]
1950  Israel Diplomatic relations ceased 1993[7]
1950   Switzerland Diplomatic relations ceased 1973[6]
1950  Finland Diplomatic relations ceased 1990[8]
1950  Sweden Diplomatic relations ceased
1950  Denmark Diplomatic relations ceased 1980[9]
1950  India Diplomatic relations ceased 1995[10]
1950  Ceylon Diplomatic relations ceased
1950  Burma Diplomatic relations ceased
1950  Indonesia Diplomatic relations ceased 1971
1951  Pakistan Diplomatic relations ceased
1952  Japan Diplomatic relations established
1954  Panama Diplomatic relations established
1955  South Vietnam Diplomatic relations established
1955    Nepal Diplomatic relations ceased
1955  Afghanistan Diplomatic relations ceased
1956  Egypt Diplomatic relations ceased
1956  Syria Diplomatic relations ceased
1956  Haiti Diplomatic relations established
1957  Dominican Republic Diplomatic relations established
1957  Paraguay Diplomatic relations established
1958  Iraq Diplomatic relations ceased
1958  Morocco Diplomatic relations ceased
1959  Sudan Diplomatic relations ceased
1960  Cuba Diplomatic relations ceased
1960  Nigeria Diplomatic relations established
1960  Guatemala Diplomatic relations established
1961  Congo-Léopoldville Diplomatic relations ceased
1961  El Salvador Diplomatic relations established
1961  Upper Volta Diplomatic relations established (First)
1962  Uganda Diplomatic relations ceased
1964  France Diplomatic relations ceased 1974[11]
1964  Central African Republic Diplomatic relations ceased (First)
1965  Honduras Diplomatic relations established
1966  Malawi Diplomatic relations established
1966  Lesotho Diplomatic relations established (First)
1968  Gambia Diplomatic relations established (First)
1968  Central African Republic Diplomatic relations resumed (Second)
1968  Swaziland Diplomatic relations established
1969  Senegal Diplomatic relations established (First)
1970  Italy Diplomatic relations ceased 1990[12]
1970  Canada Diplomatic relations ceased 1991[13]
1970  Chile Diplomatic relations ceased 1975[14]
1971  Belgium Diplomatic relations ceased 1971[15]
1971  Austria Diplomatic relations ceased 1972[6]
1971  Iceland Diplomatic relations ceased
1971  Turkey Diplomatic relations ceased
1971  Iran Diplomatic relations ceased
1971  Kuwait Diplomatic relations ceased
1971  Lebanon Diplomatic relations ceased
1971  Peru Diplomatic relations ceased 1978[16]
1971  Nigeria Diplomatic relations ceased 1991[17]
1972  Japan Diplomatic relations ceased
1972  Netherlands Diplomatic relations ceased 1981[6]
1972  West Germany Diplomatic relations ceased 1999[18]
1972  Greece Diplomatic relations ceased
1972  Australia Diplomatic relations ceased 1992[19]
1972  New Zealand Diplomatic relations ceased 1973[20]
1972  Luxembourg Diplomatic relations ceased
1972  Mexico Diplomatic relations ceased
1972  Argentina Diplomatic relations ceased 1995[21]
1972  Jamaica Diplomatic relations ceased
1972  Chad Diplomatic relations ceased (First)
1972  Zaire Diplomatic relations ceased
1972  Senegal Diplomatic relations ceased (First)
1973  Spain Diplomatic relations ceased 1973[6]
1973  Upper Volta Diplomatic relations ceased (First)
1974  Malaysia Diplomatic relations ceased 1974[22]
1974  Brazil Diplomatic relations ceased
1974  Venezuela Diplomatic relations ceased
1974  Niger Diplomatic relations ceased (First)
1974  Gabon Diplomatic relations ceased
1974  Gambia Diplomatic relations ceased (First)
1975  South Vietnam Defeat of South Vietnam 1992 (in Vietnam)
1975  Thailand Diplomatic relations ceased 1975[23]
1975  Philippines Diplomatic relations ceased
1976  Central African Republic Diplomatic relations ceased (Second)
1976  South Africa Diplomatic relations established
1977  Jordan Diplomatic relations ceased
1977  Liberia Diplomatic relations ceased (First)
1978  Libya Diplomatic relations ceased
1979  United States Diplomatic relations ceased 1979[24]
1979  Portugal Diplomatic relations ceased
1979  Colombia Diplomatic relations ceased
1979  Tuvalu Diplomatic relations established
1980  Nauru Diplomatic relations established (First)
1980  Ecuador Diplomatic relations ceased
1981  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Diplomatic relations established
1983  Dominica Diplomatic relations established
1983  Lesotho Diplomatic relations ceased (First)
1983  Solomon Islands Diplomatic relations established
1983  Saint Kitts and Nevis Diplomatic relations established
1984  United Arab Emirates Diplomatic relations ceased
1985  Bolivia Diplomatic relations ceased
1988  Uruguay Diplomatic relations ceased
1989  Grenada Diplomatic relations established
1989  Liberia Diplomatic relations resumed (Second)
1989  Bahamas Diplomatic relations established
1989  Belize Diplomatic relations established
1990  Saudi Arabia Diplomatic relations ceased 1990[25]
1990  Guinea-Bissau Diplomatic relations established
1990  Lesotho Diplomatic relations established (Second)
1990  Nicaragua Diplomatic relations established
1991  Central African Republic Diplomatic relations resumed (Third)
1992  South Korea Diplomatic relations ceased
1992  Niger Diplomatic relations resumed (Second)
1993  Liberia Diplomatic relations ceased (Second)
1994  Lesotho Diplomatic relations ceased (Second)
1994  Burkina Faso (formerly  Upper Volta) Diplomatic relations established (Second)
1995  Monaco Diplomatic relations ceased
1995  Gambia Diplomatic relations resumed
1996  Niger Diplomatic relations ceased (Second)
1996  Senegal Diplomatic relations resumed (Second)
1997  Saint Lucia Diplomatic relations ceased (First)
1997  Bahamas Diplomatic relations ceased
1997  Chad Diplomatic relations resumed (Second)
1997  Liberia Diplomatic relations resumed (Third)
1997  São Tomé and Príncipe Diplomatic relations established
1998  South Africa Diplomatic relations ceased 1998[26]
1998  Central African Republic Diplomatic relations ceased (Third)
1998  Guinea-Bissau Diplomatic relations ceased
1998  Tonga Diplomatic relations ceased
1998  Marshall Islands Diplomatic relations established
1999  Macedonia Diplomatic relations established
1999  Palau Diplomatic relations established
2001  Macedonia Diplomatic relations ceased
2002  Nauru Diplomatic relations ceased (First)
2003  Liberia Diplomatic relations ceased (Third)
2003  Kiribati Diplomatic relations established
2004  Dominica Diplomatic relations ceased
2004  Vanuatu Diplomatic relations maintained for 7 days[27]
2005  Grenada Diplomatic relations ceased
2005  Nauru Diplomatic relations resumed (Second)
2005  Senegal Diplomatic relations ceased (Second)
2006  Chad Diplomatic relations ceased (Second)
2007  Saint Lucia Diplomatic relations resumed (Second)
2007  Costa Rica Diplomatic relations ceased
2008  Malawi Diplomatic relations ceased
2013  Gambia Diplomatic relations ceased (Second)
2016  Sao Tome and Principe Diplomatic relations ceased[28]

See also[edit]

ROC
PRC

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ In April 1949, when Chiang Kai-shek abandoned his capital in Nanking, the Soviet ambassador - alone among the diplomatic corps - joined Chiang in his retreat to Canton (Guangzhou). Source: Eric Hobsbawm: The Age of Extremes: The Short Twentieth Century, 1914–1991, London 1994, p. 227.
  2. ^ Tubilewicz, Czeslaw (7 August 2007). "Taiwan and Post-Communist Europe: Shopping for Allies". Routledge – via Google Books. 
  3. ^ http://www.roc-taiwan.org/CZ/ct.asp?xItem=1454&CtNode=1121&mp=147&xp1=
  4. ^ http://www.roc-taiwan.org/SK/ct.asp?xItem=501131&CtNode=7986&mp=512&xp1=
  5. ^ http://www.roc-taiwan.org/uk/ct.asp?xItem=3848&CtNode=929&mp=132&xp1=
  6. ^ a b c d e Hibou, Béatrice (28 December 2016). "Privatising the State". Hurst – via Google Books. 
  7. ^ http://www.roc-taiwan.org/IL/ct.asp?xItem=68160&CtNode=4987&mp=282&xp1=
  8. ^ http://www.roc-taiwan.org/FI/ct.asp?xItem=430239&CtNode=5849&mp=182&xp1=
  9. ^ http://www.roc-taiwan.org/DK/ct.asp?xItem=1363&CtNode=1056&mp=142&xp1=
  10. ^ http://www.roc-taiwan.org/IN/ct.asp?xItem=481335&CtNode=5056&mp=277&xp1=
  11. ^ http://www.roc-taiwan.org/FR/ct.asp?xItem=3994&CtNode=529&mp=122&xp1=
  12. ^ http://www.roc-taiwan.org/IT/ct.asp?xItem=470052&CtNode=6319&mp=187&xp1=
  13. ^ http://www.roc-taiwan.org/CA/ct.asp?xItem=313&CtNode=144&mp=77&xp1=
  14. ^ http://www.roc-taiwan.org/CL/ct.asp?xItem=54239&CtNode=4084&mp=357&xp1=
  15. ^ http://www.roc-taiwan.org/BE/ct.asp?xItem=80422&CtNode=457&mp=102&xp1=
  16. ^ http://www.roc-taiwan.org/PE/ct.asp?xItem=61380&CtNode=4142&mp=362&xp1=
  17. ^ http://www.roc-taiwan.org/NG/ct.asp?xItem=221740&CtNode=8189&mp=407&xp1=
  18. ^ http://www.roc-taiwan.org/DE/ct.asp?xItem=423966&CtNode=50&mp=107&xp1=
  19. ^ http://www.roc-taiwan.org/AU/ct.asp?xItem=136350&CtNode=1590&mp=212&xp1=
  20. ^ http://www.roc-taiwan.org/NZ/ct.asp?xItem=5451&CtNode=1655&mp=217&xp1=
  21. ^ http://www.roc-taiwan.org/AR/ct.asp?xItem=387069&ctNode=4022&mp=352
  22. ^ http://www.roc-taiwan.org/MY/ct.asp?xItem=232971&CtNode=4921&mp=297&xp1=
  23. ^ http://www.roc-taiwan.org/TH/ct.asp?xItem=387276&CtNode=1790&mp=232&xp1=
  24. ^ http://taiwantoday.tw/ct.asp?xItem=125100&ctNode=2198&mp=9
  25. ^ http://www.roc-taiwan.org/SA/ct.asp?xItem=225887&CtNode=1926&mp=242&xp1=
  26. ^ http://www.roc-taiwan.org/ZA/ct.asp?xItem=239840&CtNode=2116&mp=402&xp1=
  27. ^ On November 3, 2004, Republic of China and Vanuatu had agreed to establish diplomatic relations, but the new government of Vanuatu withdrew the agreement with the ROC on November 10, 2004.
  28. ^ "São Tomé e Príncipe corta relações com Taiwan". 20 December 2016. 

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