BNI expands its lending services to the diaspora in Canada

Jakarta (ANTARA) – PT Bank Negara Indonesia (BNI) continues to strive to maximize the business potential of the diaspora community, including providing diaspora loan facilities to Axia Distribution located in Vancouver and Nai-Nai Noodles located in Toronto, Canada.

Henry Panjaitan, International Treasury Director of BNI, said that BNI's diaspora lending service, this time distributed by BNI New York, had also been effective in Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, in England and the United States.

“The Diaspora Loan is a loan or credit offering for the Indonesian diaspora and is designed comprehensively and careful “To meet the needs of the Indonesian diaspora in developing their overseas businesses,” Henry said in an official statement Monday in Jakarta.

Axia Distribution, for its part, is a company belonging to the Indonesian diaspora and established since 2004 in Vancouver. This company imports goods in the form of kitchen mats from Indonesia for sale in Canada and the United States.

Meanwhile, Nai-Nai Noodles is a restaurant that sells typical Indonesian chicken noodles, founded two years ago by an Indonesian diaspora in Toronto named Sherlin.

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While signing the pledge which was done virtually, Sherlin of Nai-Nai Noodles expressed that she felt very helped and grateful for BNI New York's support for her small and medium-sized businesses.

On the same occasion, Axia Distribution declared that the loan from BNI New York was very useful to it in developing its activity.

Moving 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 United States and Canada.

“With the mandate we receive from Indonesia as a global bank, we will of course develop more innovation and business relationships to grow Indonesian business, 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 Indonesian diasporas.

“The Indonesian Embassy in Ottawa and the Indonesian Consulates General in Toronto and Vancouver truly appreciate BNI New York continuing to be committed to facilitating the development of Indonesian diaspora businesses in Canada,” he concluded.

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