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Tuesday, July 1, 2014

The Indonesian Bird nests Are All Over In Hong Kong !!!

Yesterday afternoon I met a BH owner who happened to just returned home from a business trip to Hong Kong.

He told me that he was there to sell processed nests from his processing centre.

You should listen to him and feel all his frustration.

One very strange thing that he found out was that during his visit to a bird nest street in Hong Kong where there were about 20-30 shops selling bird nests.

When trying to offer his processed nest he discovered that all those nests sold in all the 20-30 shops came from Indonesia.

Malaysian use to trade into China via Hong Kong but after becoming too smart and greedy they wanted to trade directly into China.

They wanted to cross their middle man.

It hurt these Hongkees and the Nitrite problems started.

Those Hongkees and some mainland China people who used to enjoy doing business selling bird nests must be so pissed off so much so they begin to make life tough for the Malaysian bird nest industries.

"Harry if we should have stick to the old marketing method we might not be punished by those Chinese Authorities." he said.

It was more or less the Hongkees and their mainland China business partner taking revenge with the Malaysian industry players.

What I find it very strange was the statement made by those Hongkees that nearly 99% of their bird nests are coming from Indonesia.

I was on the understanding that Indonesian bird nests are not allowed to enter China since the Country is not freed of bird flu?

I might be wrong but what the Indonesian bird nest industry is doing is right.

They never bite the hand of their college in Hong Kong.

They continue to penetrate the Chinese market using their ancestors marketing method.

They keep their market and maybe have little mercy on the Malaysian bird nest industry.

Our Government should do more in this neglected industry and those swiftlet farming associations should buck up I supposed.

There are more things that need to be done but no one is doing any thing constructive in the Industry.

This young man told me that it is a very competitive industry where your neighbor can cut their price by 20-30 percent of your product cost.

"I cannot event produce that price per kilogram but our neighbors can." he claimed.

This article was based on my conversation with a bird nest producer.

It is not trying to criticize any party but just what was mentioned by the person.

He must be pretty upset with the whole situation but I hope he will find a way to sell his product into Hong Kong/China.

If you are a Malaysian please be frank to your self.  Are you doing anything to lift the bird nest industry.

If you are sitting in any of the swiftlet farming association committee please do something.

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