Indonesia-UK Relations

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Diplomatic relations : Since December 1949
Embassy : Indonesia

Indonesian Embassy in London (concurrently accredited to Ireland and International Maritime Organisation)

United Kingdom

British Embassy in Jakarta (concurrently accredited to Timor Leste and ASEAN)

Ambassador : Indonesian Ambassador to the UK : Dr. Rizal Sukma

(concurrently accedited to Ireland and International Maritime Organization)

  • submitted credential to Queen Elizabeth II on 25 May 2016
  • submitted credential to President Higgins of Ireland on 5 Jul7 2016
  • submitted credential to IMO on 16 March 2016
British Ambassador to Indonesia : Moazzam Malik

(concurrently accredited to Timor Leste and ASEAN)

  • submitted credential to President Joko Widodo on 18 December 2014
  • submitted credential to ASEAN on 16 January 2015

 

Two-way trade UK is Indonesia’s fifth largest foreign trade partner:

2015: US$ 2.34 billion

2014: US$ 2.55 billion

2013: US$ 2.72 billion

UK investment in Indonesia UK is Indonesia’s 10th largest foreign investor:

2015: US$ 503.22 million (267 projects)

2014: US$ 1.59 billion (182 projects)

2013: US$ 1.08 billion (231 projects)

UK visitors to Indonesia : 269,798 (2015); 230,315 (2014), 228,679 (2013), 212,087 (2012)

 

 

Indonesians residing in the UK

 

: 10,115 (2015), including 2,500 students

 

Indonesia-UK Bilateral Forums : (i) Partnership Forum; (ii) Annual Trade Talks; (iii) Energy Dialogue; (iv) Joint Working Group on Education; (v) Joint Working Group on Creative Industries; (vi) Navy to Navy Strategic Meeting
High-level visits : ·   President Joko Widodo to UK on 18-20 April 2016

·   PM Cameron to Indonesia on 27-30 July 2015

·   President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to UK (31 October – 3 November 2012)

·   PM David Cameron to Indonesia (11 April 2012)

·   PM Tony Blair to Indonesia (2006)

·   President Megawati Soekarnoputri to UK (2002)

·   President Abdurrahman Wahid to UK (2000)

·   President Soeharto to UK (1979)

·   Queen Elizabeth II to Indonesia (1974)