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. Sri Mulatsih (Consul) – Protocol and Consular Affairs
  • Mr. Yudhono Irawan (Consul) – Economic / Information Affairs
  • Ms. Esthy Putri Muryanti (Vice Consul) – Information, Social and Cultural 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

( 2015)

GDP (million C$, 2014)

Lieutenant Governor/ Territorial Commissioner

Premier

Main Industries

British Columbia

Victoria

4,683,100

C$ 237,188

Judith Guichon

Christy Clark

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

Alberta

Edmonton

4,196,500

C$ 375,756

Lois E. Mitchell

Rachel Notley

Agriculture, forestry, telecommunications and oil and gas

Yukon Territory

Whitehorse

37.400

C$    2,603

Douglas G. Phillips

Darrell Pasloski

Mining and tourism

Northwest Territories

Yellowknife

44.100

C$    4,731

George L.Tuccaro

Bob McLeod

Mining, tourism, services

Source: Statistics Canada

Balance of Trade Between IndonesiaBritish Columbia

(Thousands CAD)

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015
Import

98.284

102.959

85.750

158.701

180.065

246.035
Export

201.979

221.289

235.677

276.357

247.048

302.118
Trade Balance

103.695

118.330

149.927

117.656

66.983

56.083
Change

14%

27%

(22%)

(43%)

Source: Statistics Canada

 

Balance of Trade between Indonesia-Alberta  

(Thousands CAD)

2010

2011

2012

2013

 2014

2105
Import

143.367

227.163

248.183

273.147

195.688

245.944
Export

29.612

36.737

36.976

46.248

47.472

58.614
Trade Balance

-113.755

-190.426

-211.207

-226.899

-113.755

-187.330
Change

67%

(11%)

(7%)

49,8%

Source: Statistics Canada