The Consulate

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About the Consulate

Diplomatic relations between Indonesia and Canada were established on 9 October 1952 and, since then, relations between the two countries have grown closer and deeper. The Consulate of the Republic of Indonesia in Vancouver was officially opened on November 20, 1982. In 1993 it was upgraded to a Consulate General. The Consulate’s first office was at 1455 West Georgia Street, Vancouver. On August 26, 1998, the Consulate moved its premises to its current address at 1630 Alberni Street, Vancouver, B.C.,V6G  1A6

Before the opening of the Consulate, Indonesia’s interests in British Columbia were represented by Honorary Consuls:
1.Mr. Leslie Thomas Gray (1962-1973)
2.Mr. Robert W. Lindsay (1973-1978)
3.Mr. Sidik Martohardjono (1978-1982)

Whereas the Consuls/Consul Generals were:

1.Mr. Abdul Aziz (1982-1986)
2.Mr. Eddy Sumantri (1987-1990)
3.Ms. Sukartini Sabekti (1991-1995)
4.Mr. Jacky D. Wahyu (1995 – 1998)
5.Mr. Marlis Syamsuddin (1998 – 2001)
6.Ms. Binarti F. Sumirat (2002 – 2004)
7.Mr. Bunyan Saptomo (2005 – 2008)
8.Mr. Bambang Hiendrasto (2010 – 2014)

OFFICIALS:
CONSUL GENERAL:

  • Ms. SRI WILUDJENG (2014 – Present)

CONSULATE OFFICERS:

  • Ms. Nina Kurnia Widhi (Head of Chancery / Consul) – Economic Affairs
  • Ms. Afina Burhanuddin (Consul) – Protocol and Consular Affairs
  • Mr. Yudhono Irawan (Consul) – Information, Social and Cultural Affairs
  • Mr. Firman Priambodo (Vice Consul) – Social and Cultural/Economic Affairs
  • Mr. Heriyanto – Treasurer

 

The Consulate General’s mission is to enhance economic relations in trade, investment, and tourism, and also to develop better interactions in all areas including information, social culture, and consular affairs between the Republic of Indonesia and all areas of its accreditation. As the representative of the government of Indonesia, the Consulate General also has the responsibility to protect and to provide assistance to Indonesian citizens in its accreditation areas.

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FACTS AND FIGURES

Province/ Territory

Capital

Population

( 2017)

GDP (million C$, 2017)

Lieutenant Governor/ Territorial Commissioner

Premier

Main Industries

British Columbia

Victoria

4,789,221

C$ 266.707

Judith Guichon

John Horgan

Forestry, mining, fisheries, agriculture, energy, and transportation

Alberta

Edmonton

4,291,980

C$ 323.807

Lois E. Mitchell

Rachel Notley

Agriculture, forestry, telecommunications and oil and gas

Yukon Territory

Whitehorse

37,808

C$    2.931

Douglas G. Phillips

Sandy Silver

Mining and tourism

Northwest Territories

Yellowknife

44,381

C$    5.045

George L.Tuccaro

Bob McLeod

Mining, tourism, services

Source: Statistics Canada

Balance of Trade Between IndonesiaBritish Columbia

(Thousands CAD)

 

2014

2015

2016

2017(KWII)
Import

180.065

246.035

259.804

125.014

Export

247.048

302.118

343.116

169.328

Trade Balance

66.983

56.083

83.311

44.314

Source: Statistics Canada

 

Balance of Trade between Indonesia-Alberta  

(Thousands CAD)

 

2014

2015

 2016

2017(KWII)

Import

195.688

245.944

191.282

126.016

Export

47.472

58.614

44.088

21.984

Trade Balance

-113.755

-187.330

-147.194

-104,032

Source: Statistics Canada