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Joint Stamp Issues - Upcoming Issues


This page summarizes all issues to come that were officially announced, discovered in newspapers or expected to be released within the next months. Very recent information (less than one month) is written in red color. Issues released and confirmed at the day of update of this page are described in the new issues section. Images embedded in this text are only to be considered as projects and might not correspond to the final design. For more details see also the News Page.

Most recent update of this page: August 13, 2019.

 

The stamps issued since beginning of the year 2018 are fully described in the Stamp issues pages under: Quarter I, 2018 and Quarter II, 2018. The other quarters' sections will be updated within the next two months - sorry for the delay;

 

2018 - Joint issues

 

2018 (April 27) - Ecuador - Paraguay (June 13) - issued
Trains - Train stations
Source: stamps issued by both countries

2018 (May 3) - Slovakia - Vatican - issued
1150th anniversary of the recognition of the Slavic Liturgical language
Source: Slovakian philatelic program

2018 (May 9) - Colombia - Mexico (June 15) - issued
Colombia-Mexico year
Source: stamps issued by both countries

2018 (May 12) - Thailand - Turkey - issued
Source: Thailand and Turkish philatelic programs

2018 (May 16) - Japan - Russia - issued
Year of Japan in Russia and year of Russia in Japan. Twin issue
Identical stamps. Flowers: Chrysanthemum Sakura and Rhododendron Daurian.

2018 (May 31) - Romania - Thailand - issued
Source: Thailand philatelic program

2018 (June 1) - Russia (June 25) - Singapore - issued
50th anniversary of diplomatic relationships. Modern architecture: Gardens by the Bay (Singapore) and Zaryadye Park (Russia)
Source: Russian philatelic program

2018 (June 9) - Azerbaijan (December 28) - Pakistan
Wazir Khan Mosque, Lah
ore Pakistan - Heydar Mosque, Baku Azerbaijan
Source: Pakistan philatelic program

2018 June 26) - Palau - Taiwan - issued
Protection of sharks and Sea turtles
Source: both postal administrations

2018 (July 9) - Euromed issue - issued
involving Croatia (July 10) - Cyprus - France (July 6) - Greece (July 20) - Jordan - Lebanon - Malta - Morocco - Portugal - Slovenia - Spain - Tunisia - Turkey
Mediterranean houses
Source: Turkish philatelic program - Spain and Turkey are newcomers this year. Up to 16 countries could be involved and therefore stamps from the following countries could be discovered or these countries could issue a stamp in the short future: Egypt, Libya and Palestine

2018 (July 12) - Germany - South Africa - issued
100th birthday of Nelson Mandela
Source: German philatelic program

2018 (July 18) - Algeria - Burkina Faso - Central Africa (December 12) - Djibouti (December 13) - Gambia - Kenya (October 9) - Liberia - Libya - Niger - Sierra Leone (December 28) - South Africa - Togo - Tunisia - issued
100th birthday of Nelson Mandela

Source: PAN-African Postal Union communication.

2018 (July 26) - India - South Africa - issued
125th Year of Mahatma Gandhi's Pietermaritzburg train station incident and Birth centenary of Nelson Mandela
Source: Indian philatelic program (design released)

2018 (July 27) - Lithuania - Poland - issued
300th Anniversary of the Coronation of the Image of Our Lady of Trakai - Lithuanian Patroness.
Stamps issued

2018 (August 10) - Bosnia Herzegovina - Turkey - issued
Mosque in Milodraz

2018 (August 28) - Estonia - Israel - issued
Litwinsky House
Source: Estonia and Israel philatel
ic program

2018 (August 29) - Armenia - India - issued
25th anniversary of relationship - topic: dances
Source: Armenia
and India postal administrations (initially expected to be released in 2017, then on March 21, 2018)

2018 (September 15) - India - Serbia - issued
Source: Indian philatelic program

2018 (October 5) - Kyrgyzstan - Latvia - issued
25 years of diplomatic relationship
Source: Latvia philatelic program - initially scheduled for September 14, 2018

2018 (October 16) - Israel - USA - issued
Source: Israel philatelic program

2018 (October 18) - Belarus - Kyrgyzstan - issued
25th anniversary of relationship
Source: Belarus Post philatelic programs (initially scheduled to be issued on November 5, 2018)

2018 (October 23) - Iran - South Korea - issued
Shilla and Persia
Source: South Korea philatelic program

2018 (October 30) - China (PR) - Hong Kong - Macau - February 26, 2018, the initial issue date, became simply an ordering deadline - issued
Topic: Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao bridge opening in 2018 - the bridge was finally inaugurated on October 23, 2018 and opened to the circulation on October 24, 2018
Source: Chinese philatelic program (3 stamps).

2018 (November 5) - Israel - Poland - issued
70th years of independence

2018 (November 11) - Croatia - France - issued
Source: French and Croatian philatelic programs

2018 (November 15) - Algeria - Palestine - no news from Palestine
30th anniversary of the Foundation of the Palestinian State in Alger
Source: Palestinian philatelic program - stamp issued by Algeria

2018 (November 19) - Azerbaijan - Belarus - postponed from originally April 2018 - issued
25th anniversary of relationship
Source: Belarus philatelic program - issue date changed from April to end of May, then August, now September 2018.

2018 (November 23) - Belarus - Uzbekistan - issued
25th anniversary of relationship

2018 (November 23) - Kyrgyzstan - Malta - issued
Source: Malta philatelic program

2018 (November 27) - France - Romania - issued
General Henri Mathias Berthelot
Source: French philatelic program

2018 (November 27) - Slovakia - Turkey - issued
Ottoman manuscript - Map
Source: Turkish philatelic program

2018 (December 5) - Croatia - Philippines - issued
25 years of diplomatic relations
Source: Croatian philatelic program

2018 (December 8) - Palestine and Arab countries - no news
Proposal from the Palestinian authorities to is
sue stamps entitled "Jerusalem is the capital of Palestine"
Source : Ali Ahmed Med Achour (Algeria)
Recent message: All 10 Palestinian West Bank 2018 issues have been confiscated by Israel due to the political character of two issues. This may be the reason of the lack of information related to the Palestinian stamps

2018 (December 26) - Moldova - Ukraine - issued
The Cucuteni - Tr
ypillia Culture
Source: Moldova philatelic program - initially announced with the participation of Romania which will not take place

 

2019 - Joint issues under preparation

 

2019 () - China (PR) - Hong-Kong - Macau
70th year founding of the People Republic of China

2019 () - Japan - Poland
100th anniversary of diplomatic relationship
Source: Polish philatelic program

 

2019 (February 8) - China (PR) - Portugal - issued
40th year of diplomatic relations - Tea culture
Source: Chinese philatelic program

2019 (February 11) - Italy - Vatican - issued
Lutherans agreement
Source: Italian and Vatican philatelic program

2019 (March 19) - Italy - Vatican - issued
Foundation of the Pediatric Hospital 'Bambino Gesu'
Source: Vatican and Italy philatelic program

2019 (March 22) - Slovakia - Slovenia - issued
The Slovak Astronomical Clock in Stará Bystrica and the Sun Clock in Pleterje
Source: Slovakia philatelic program

2019 (March 23) - Armenia - Portugal - issued
Calouste Sarkis Gulbenkian
Source: Portuguese philatelic program

2019 (March 29) - Poland - Vatican - issued
100 years of restoration of diplomatic relationship
Source: Vatican and Polish philatelic program

2019 (April 2) - France - Poland - issued
Source: French philatelic program

2019 (April 26) - France - Morocco - issued
Source: French philatelic program

2019 (April 29) - Italy - SMOM - Vatican - issued
Protection of Cultural Heritage 50th anniversary
Source: Vatican and Italy philatelic programs

2019 (April 30) - Greece - Poland - issued
100th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relationship
Source: Polish and Greek philatelic offices

2019 (May 2) - Germany - Switzerland - issued
Huldrych Zwingli – 500 Years reformation in Zurich and Germany
Source: Official German philatelic program

2019 (May 8) - Israel - Singapore - issued
50 years of diplomatic relations - Flowers and birds

Source: Singapore philatelic program

2019 (May 16) - Philippines- Singapore - issued
Butterflies
Source: Singapore philatelic program

2019 (May 31) - Azerbaijan - Poland - issued
Architecture
Source: Polish philatelic sales

2019 (May 31) - Romania - Vatican - issued
Visit of the Pope Francis to Romania
Source: Romania philatelic program

2019 (May 31) - Russia and CIS countries (not confirmed - probably not a joint issue )
100 years communication
Source: Russian philatelic program

2019 (June) - Malta - Romania - apparently postponed to an unknown date
Architecture - Palaces
Source: Romanian philatelic program

2019 (June 11) - China (PR) (June 15) - Spain - issued
China Railway Express from Yiwu to Madrid - New Silk Road
Source: Chinese and Spanish philatelic programs

2019 (June 14) - Philippines - Thailand - issued
70th anniversary of relationship - Elephant and buffalo
Source: Philippines and Thailand philatelic programs

2019 (June 21) - Maldives - Thailand - issued
Source: Thai philatelic program

2019 (June 24) - Mongolia (July 29) - Turkey - issued
50th anniversary of diplomatic relationship
Source: Philippines philatelic program

2019 (June 27) - Japan - Turkey
Collaboration
Source: Turkish philatelic program - not confirmed by Japan
- this is not a joint issue

2019 (July 2) - Algeria (October 9) - Egypt () - Irak (July 2) - Jordan (June 16) - Morocco () - Palestine () - Qatar () - Saudi Arabia ()
Jerusalem - Al-Quds Capilale of Palestine - So far only Irak and Jordan stamps have been issued. The stamps are supposed to have a common design, but the Jordan stamps are already different. The list of involved countries is probably not complete
Source: Ali Ahmed Med Achour

2019 (July 3) - Belarus - Russia - issued
Way of Victory - Operation Bagration.
Source: Belarus philatelic program

2019 (July 8) - Euromed issue: Algeria - Croatia - Cyprus (July 9) - Egypt - France (July 5) - Greece (July 15) - Jordan - Lebanon - Malta (July 9) - Morocco - Portugal - Slovenia - Spain - Tunisia (not issued yet)- Turkey - issued
Costumes used in the Mediterranean area
Source
: https://euromed-postal.org/Philately?country=&year=2019 - Compared to previous years, Libya and Palestine could also be part of this issue, but no information is available at this date. In fact EuroMed gathers 21 countries and includes also Albania, Italy, Mauritania and Syria.

2019 (July 15) - Bulgaria - Russia - issued
Wine production
Source: Bulgaria philatelic program

2019 (July 15) - Israel - Uruguay - Uruguay stamp issued
70th anniversary of relationships
Source: Uruguay philatelic program - So far no information related to Israel - probably this could remain an unilateral issue

2019 (July 30) - India - South Korea - issued
Queen Heo Hwang-ok
Source: South Korea
and India philatelic administration

2019 (August 8) - ASEAN - Cambodia - Indonesia - Laos - Malaysia - Singapore - Thailand - Vietnam - issued - missing countries: Myanmar - Philippines
National costumes
Issue confirmed - Brunei may be part also as the 10th member of ASEAN, but this country did not participate regularly to ASEAN issues in the past.

2019 (August 9) - Armenia - Belarus - Kazakhstan - Kyrgyzstan - Russia - issued
5th anniversary of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU). Symbolic buildings and coat of arms.

2019 (August 24) - Austria - United Nations
40th Anniversary of the UN Vienna center - Postal stationery
Source: United Nations postal administration

2019 (September 6) - Austria - Japan
Relationship
Source: Austrian philatelic program

2019 (September 10) - Israel - Vatican
25th anniversary of relationship
Source: Vatican philatelic program

2019 (September 10) - China PR - Comoros - Cyprus - Egypt - Ethiopia - Guinea - Ivory Coast - Jordan - Lebanon - Libya - Madagascar - Maldives - Malta - Mexico - Nicaragua - Nigeria - Philippines - Saudi Arabia (May) - Serbia - Sri Lanka - Syria (May) - Tunisia - United Arab Emirates
EMS 20th anniversary
Source:
https://www.ems.post/en/20th-anniversary-stamp

2019 (September 20) - Portugal - Spain
500th anniversary of the Magallanes-Elcano expedition
Source: Spanish philatelic program

2019 (September 25) - China PR - Russia
National parks
Source: Russia philatelic program

2019 (October) - India - Uruguay
150th birthday of Mahatma Gandhi
Source: Uruguayan philatelic office

2019 (October 2) - China (PR) - Russia
70th anniversary of diplomatic relations
Source: Chinese philatelic program

2019 (October 2) - Croatia - South Korea
Source: Croatian and South Korean philatelic programs

2019 (October 6) - China (PR) - Slovakia
70th year of diplomatic relations - Handcrafted
Source: China philatelic program 

2019 (October 18) - Hungary - Japan
150 years of relationship
Source: Hungarian philatelic program

2019 (November) - Belarus - Georgia
25th anniversary of relationship
Source: Belarus philatelic program

2019 (November) - Belarus - Pakistan
25th anniversary of relationship
Source: Belarus philatelic program

2019 (November) - Luxemburg - Gibraltar
Relationship
Source: Luxemburg philatelic program

2019 (November) - Gibraltar - Romania
Natural reserves
Source: Romania philatelic program

2019 (November 1) - Austria - Luxembourg
Karl V - 500 years
Source: Austrian philatelic program

2019 (November 8) - Andorra (French) - Andorra (Spanish)
26th anniversary of the entrance of Andorra in the United Nations
Source: Andorra philatelic programs

2019 (November 11) - Liechtenstein - Switzerland
Source: Liechtenstein philatelic program

2019 (November 19) - French Polynesia - Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Stamps to be issued during the Fall Philatelic Fair in Paris - Hawaiki-Nui ex-Langlade ship (1 stamp 1 souvenir sheet)
Source: Polynesia philatelic program

2019 (November 19) - Malaysia - Romania
50th anniversary of relationship
- Endemic flowers
Source: Malaysia and Romania philatelic programs

2019 (December 20) - China (PR) - Hong-Kong (?) - Macau
20th year return of Macau to China
Source: Chinese philatelic program

 

2020 and beyond - Joint issues under preparation

 

2020 () - France - Egypt (?)
150th anniversary of the Suez canal
Source: French philatelic programme

2020 (July 9) - Euromed issue
Traditional gastronomy in the Mediterranean

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