Useful Information

The Indonesian Trade Promotion Centre in Vancouver participates in industry trade shows, organizes business meetings, answers trade inquiries, conducts market research and promotes products. But the centre also takes pride in being a useful source of information for Canadian importers and Indonesian exporters.

Whether you need to find out about visas, customs tariffs, trade regulations, market research, industry trade shows and more, we can connect you with useful links and websites to help answer your questions.

Please review the below resources, which are organized alphabetically. If you still have questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Find out about Canadian customs tariff information by product and industry.


ITPC Vancouver participates in various trade shows across Canada each year. The team encourages Indonesian exporters to attend these shows by covering the cost of their booths and registration fees. ITPC regularly participates in the following shows:


Hundreds of Canadian importers and Indonesian exporters have already developed long-term trade partnerships. In fact, the total value of imports to Canada from these transactions is $1.5 billion. To find out more about these companies, visit the Canadian Importers Database.


The Ministry of Trade of the Republic of Indonesia – in collaboration with Indonesian Trade Promotion Centers around the world – organizes and runs this annual event in Jakarta. Over the past three decades, they have taken the Expo from 210 exhibitors and 150 buyers to more than 1,500 exhibitors and 10,000 buyers from around the globe. In 2016, the expo recorded trade transactions valued at more than $1 billion CAD. This trade show is the go-to event for companies looking to do business with Indonesia. To find out more about Trade Expo Indonesia, please visit the event website.



Indonesian Regulations

Find information about Indonesia’s trade regulations by category, including anti-dumping, environmental assessment, duty tariff, price, industry, import, investment, permits, commodities, general trade tax, machinery, automotive, technology, etc.

Canadian Regulations

Indonesian entrepreneurs and companies who want to know more about Canadian trade regulations should visit the following websites:

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA)

Learn about importing and exporting commercial goods, facilitating trade, compliance and much more here.

Automated Import Reference System (AIRS)

This automated import reference system is run by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and provides up-to-date details about import requirements.

Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)

Find out about acts and regulations administered and enforced by CFIA, as well as information about importing food, animals and plants here.

TFO Canada

This non-profit organization helps facilitate trade between Canada and exporters from developing countries. For more information, please visit TFO Canada’s website.


For Canadians Traveling to Indonesia

Canadians traveling to Indonesia for trade shows, business meetings, workshops, training, etc. must apply for business visas prior to arriving in Indonesia. Individuals should apply for visas at least 10 business days prior to their intended travel dates.

For more information, please visit the Embassy of Indonesia’s website.

For Indonesians Traveling to Canada

Indonesians traveling to Canada for business purposes require visas to enter the country.

For more information, please visit the Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) website.