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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: September 23, 2018.

 

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.

 

2018 - Joint issues under preparation

 

2018 () - Bulgaria - India
Source: Indian philatelic program - still under discussion

2018 () - Paraguay - Russia - not issued at the announced date of May 14, 2018 - delayed to an unknown date
Jewelry
Source: Russian philatelic program (Russia has listed two series of stamps related to jewelry to be issued in July 2018, but there is no mention of Paraguay)

 

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 7) - India - South Africa - Indian stamps issued
Celebrities anniversary: Oliver R. Tambo (birth centenary) and Deendayal Upadhyaya (birth centenary and 50 years of death anniversary)
Source: Indian philatelic program - The South African stamps have not been seen so far (apparently they have been printed in India and have not yet been released by South Africa)

2018 (June 9) - Azerbaijan - Pakistan - Pakistan stamps issued
Wazir Khan Mosque, Lahore Pakistan - Heydar Mosque, Baku Azerbaijan
Source: Pakistan philatelic program - The Azerbaijan stamps have not been seen so far and apparently will be delayed

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) - French Andorra - Spanish Andorra (June 22)
Festivals of fire
Source: Spanish Andorra philatelic program - This is not a joint issue (confirmed by both postal administrations)

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 - Gambia - Liberia - Niger - Togo - Tunisia - issued
100th birthday of Nelson Mandela
Source: PAN-African Postal Union communication - additional countries may join in the course of the year (up to another 38 countries could be part of this issue).

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) - China (PR) - Hong Kong - Macao - stamps not issued yet - February 26, 2018, the initial issue date, became simply an ordering deadline - still not issued
Topic: Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao bridge opening in 2018
Source: Chinese philatelic program (3 stamps). Hong Kong announced a joint souvenir pack. Confirmed by Macao Post, but not issued yet. The design of the siamese item to be released became available, but the date of issue is still unknown. The opening is now announced for August 2018.

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

2018 (September) - Azerbaijan - Uzbekistan
25th anniversary of relationship
Source: Belarus philatelic program

2018 (September 12) - China (PR) - Russia - postponed from originally July 20, 2018 but not issued on September 12
City Parks
Source: Russian philatelic program

2018 (September 14) - Kyrgyzstan - Latvia
Source: Latvia philatelic program -
disappeared from the Latvia philatelic program

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

2018 (September 21) - Armenia - Belarus
25th anniversary of relatio
nships
Source: Belarus philatelic program - joint character still needs to be confirmed

2018 (QIV) - Malta - Vatican - this issue is apparently posponed to an unknown date
Padres Pio
Source: Vatican philatelic program

2018 (October 4) - Greece - Russia - postponed from September 6, 2018
Year of tourism
Source: Russian philatelic program

2018 (October 16 ) - Guyana - Russia
Flora
Source: Russian philatelic program

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

2018 (October 28) - Czech Republic (October 24) - Slovakia (October 28)
100th anniversary of the foundation of Czechoslovakia
Source: present as topic in both programs, but not announced as joint. There are great chances that this will not end as a joint issue. Slovakia has released the design of its unique stamp, while Czech Republic will release 4 stamps not at the same date.

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

2018 (November 5) - Belarus - Kyrgyzstan
25th anniversary of relationship
Source: Belarus Post philatelic programs

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

2018 (November 12) - Argentina - Liechtenstein
Source: Liechtenstein philatelic program

2018 (November 15) - Algeria - Palestina
30th anniversary of the Foundation of the Palestinian State in Alger
Source: Palestinian philatelic program (could be replaced by the issue under preparation for December 8, 2018)

2018 (November 27) - France - Romania
Source: French philatelic progra
m

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

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

2018 (December 3 ) - Czech Republic () - Slovakia (December 3)
100th anniversary of the issue of the first Czechoslovakian stamp
Source: present as topic in both programs, but not announced as joint. However Czech Republic which had planned to issue two stamps on June 20, did not at the expected date. So we need to keep this issue in this list.

2018 (December 8) - Palestine and Arab countries
Proposal from the Palestinian authorities to issue stamps entitled "Jerusalem is the capital of Palestine"
Source : Ali Ahmed Med Achour (Algeria)

 

2019 and beyond - Joint issues under preparation

 

2019 () - Belgium - France (joint character to be confirmed)
Dinan - Dinant
Source: French philatelic program

2019 () - France - Morocco
Source: French philatelic program

2019 () - France - Poland
Source: French philatelic program

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

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

2019 (July 9) - Euromed issue
Costumes used in the Mediterranean
Source
: https://euromed-postal.org/stamps.php?year=2017

 

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

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