Jakarta (ANTARA) – PT Bank Negara Indonesia (BNI) continues to seek to maximize the business potential of the diaspora community, including providing diaspora lending facilities to Axia Distribution located in Vancouver and Nai-Nai Noodles located in Toronto, Canada.
BNI Treasury and International Director Henry Panjaitan said that the BNI Diaspora Loan service, this time distributed by BNI New York, has also been effective in Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, England and in the United States.
The Diaspora Loan is a loan or credit provision for the Indonesian Diaspora and is comprehensively and prudently designed to meet the needs of the Indonesian Diaspora in developing their overseas business,” Henry said in a statement. official statement, in Jakarta, on Monday.
Axia Distribution is an Indonesian Diaspora-owned company and has been established since 2004 in Vancouver. This company imports kitchen rugs from Indonesia for sale in Canada and the United States.
Meanwhile, Nai-Nai Noodles is a restaurant that sells Indonesian chicken noodles, which was founded two years ago by the Indonesian diaspora in Toronto named Sherlin.
During the virtual signing of the pledge, Sherlin of Nai-Nai Noodles said he felt very helpful and grateful for BNI New York’s support of his small and medium businesses.
On the same occasion, Axia Distribution declared that the loan from BNI New York had been very useful in developing its commercial activity.
Going forward, Henry added that BNI New York will continue to explore and play an active role in facilitating Indonesian Diaspora-owned MSME businesses in the US and Canada.
“With the mandate we received as Indonesia’s global bank, we will of course develop more innovation and business relationships to develop Indonesian businesses, especially in the United States and Canada,” he said. -he adds.
Indonesian Ambassador to Canada Daniel Tumpal Simanjuntak appreciated BNI’s proactive measures in Canada, which has 21,000 members of the Indonesian diaspora.
“The Indonesian Embassy in Ottawa and the Indonesian Consulate General in Toronto and Vancouver greatly appreciate BNI New York’s continued commitment to facilitating the business development of the Indonesian diaspora in Canada,” he said. he concluded.
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