Backgrounder: Indonesia

Fast Facts

  • Capital: Jakarta
  • Population (millions): 247.9
  • Total area: 1.8 million km²
  • Currency: rupiah
  • Language (s): Bahasa Indonesia

Economic Facts 2013

  • GDP ($ billions): 899.3
  • GDP per capita ($): 3,627
  • GDP growth (%): 4.3
  • Inflation (%): 7.0
  • Unemployment (%): 6.2

Key Opportunities

  • Aerospace
  • Agriculture and agri-food
  • Defence and security
  • Education
  • Forestry and wood products
  • Information and communications technologies
  • Infrastructure
  • Mining
  • Oil and gas
  • Sustainable technologies

Major Negotiations and Agreements

Support Services

Trade Commissioner Service of Canada

Trade and Investment Promotion Initiatives

  • Dialogue on Trade and Investment
  • Canada-ASEAN Business Council
Trade and Investment
Value (in millions of dollars)
 20132007
Canada’s merchandise exports to Indonesia1,911.3989.3
Canada’s merchandise imports from Indonesia1,373.2993.4
Canadian investment in Indonesia3,2031,886
Indonesian investment in Canada4Commercially sensitive information