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International trade in swiftlet nests with special reference to Hong Kong

Amy S. M. Lau

International trade in swiftlet nests with special reference to Hong Kong

by Amy S. M. Lau

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Published by Traffic International in Cambridge, U.K .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China,
  • Hong Kong.
    • Subjects:
    • Soup industry -- China -- Hong Kong.,
    • Swifts -- Nests -- Economic aspects -- China -- Hong Kong.,
    • Collocalia -- Nests -- Economic aspects -- China -- Hong Kong.,
    • Endangered species.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 21-24).

      StatementAmy S. M. Lau and David S. Melville.
      SeriesSpecies in danger, A Traffic Network report
      ContributionsMelville, D. S., International Traffic Network.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9330.S623 H855 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 35 p. :
      Number of Pages35
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL850491M
      ISBN 101858500303
      LC Control Number95130479
      OCLC/WorldCa33335961

      The collaboration with Hong Kong Yooly International Trading Company Ltd (Hong Kong Yooly) and Swiftlet Eco Park’s subsidiary, Royal Bird’s Nest Sdn Bhd (RBN), for the first phase of. Hong Kong’s external trade statistics are compiled based on information contained in import/export declarations. The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is a separate customs territory, as stated in “The Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of .

        Photo: Staff Grand Andaman and UMEHL to harvest birds’ nests in Tanintharyi Grand Andaman Islands Company has become Myanmar’s first private company to hold a licence to work alongside military-owned conglomerate Union of Myanmar Economic Holdings Limited (UMEHL) harvesting birds’ nests on a number of islands in Tanintharyi Region. Cambodia Swiftlet Nests. Local Business. Community See All. 1, people like this. 1, people follow this. About See All. Siem Reap + 92 + 92 Contact Cambodia Swiftlet Nests on Messenger. Local Business. Page Transparency See More. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a Page.

      Started of 20 over years ago in swiftlet farming on a commercial scale, Indonesia today supplies 70% to 80% of the bird nests consumed worldwide, mainly in Hong Kong, Taiwan, China, Macau, Singapore and North America. Swiftlet farming is an increasingly visible business in Malaysia. Hong Kong, China had a total export of ,, in thousands of US$ and total imports of ,, in thousands of US$ leading to a negative trade balance of ,, in thousands of US$ The Effectively Applied Tariff Weighted Average (customs duty) for Hong Kong, China is 0% and the Most Favored Nation (MFN) Weighted Average tariff is 0%.The trade growth is % compared .


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Cambridge, U.K.: Traffic International, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Amy S M Lau; D S Melville; International Traffic Network. Title: International trade in swiftlet nests; with special reference to Hong Kong (PDF, MB) Author: Amy S. Lau Subject: TRAFFIC International Publication.

feathers. They are considerably less expensive than white nests. The nests are so valued that shipments are usually shrouded in. secrecy for fear of hijackers. It is believed that there is a "world kingpin" or at least a key group of brokers in Kowloon, Hong. Kong who control much of. Hong Kong and the United States are the largest importers of nests.

In Hong Kong, a bowl of bird's nest soup costs US$30 to US$ Counterfeiting. A kilogram of white bird's nest can fetch up to US$2, and a kilogram of red nests up to US$10, The white nests can be treated with red pigment to defraud buyers, but methods have been Associated national cuisine: Singapore.

Morphology comparison of swiftlet species from natural and man-made habitats in Malaysia. Sains Malaysiana, 44(4), Lowe, P.

On the systematic position of the swifts (Suborder Cypseli) & humming‐birds (Suborder Trochili), with special reference to. 'The White-Nest Swiftlet and the Black-Nest Swiftlet: A Monograph with Special Reference to Vietnam Populations.' (Société Nouvelle Des É ditions, Boubée: Paris.) Cu Lao Cham nature reserve.

International Trade in Swiftlet Nests with Special Reference to Hong Kong, TRAFFIC International, Cambridge. [5] Lim, D. Make Millions From Swiftlet Farming: A Definitive Guide. Hongkong Winternity International Trade Co., Limited is headquartered in Hong Kong.

The company's line of business includes the wholesale distribution of industrial machinery and equipment. SECTOR. Merchandise Trade statistics data for Hong Kong, China (HKG) including exports and imports, applied tariffs, top exporting and importing countries, effectively applied and MFN tariff along with most exported and imported product groups, along with development indicators such as GDP, GNI per capita, trade balance and trade as percentage of GDP for Most Recent Year.

Appropriate technology international (ATI) ; International trade in reptile skins, ; International trade in swiftlet nests, with special reference to Hong Kong, ; Trade in agarwood (India), ; Tortoises and fresh water turtles. From the s to the s, trade of swiftlet nests has increased by more than fold in Southeast Asia.

Today, a top-quality swiftlet nest can sell for between $2, and $4, per kilogram. Brosius, J. Peter. Bornean forest trade in historical and regional perspective: The case of Penan hunter-gatherers of Sarawak. In Society and non-timber forest products in tropical Asia, Occasional Papers Environment Series, No.

19, ed. Jefferson Fox, 13–Honolulu: East-West Center. Overall, Hong Kong incurred a -$ billion trade deficit fora % shrinkage from -$ billion in red ink one year earlier.

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The monetary incentive is tremendous: swiftlet nests can sell for more than $1, per pound and fuel a multi-million dollar trade that can rival the fishing returns of poor regions. Jordan, David ().

"Globalisation and Bird's Nest Soup". International Development Planning Review, vol number 1. Liverpool University Press. Lau, Amy S. M., and Melville, David S. (April ). International Trade in Swiftlet Nests with Special Reference to Hong Kong.

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Traffic Network. Bee Time,“Forest honey – The most expensive honey in the world.”. The edible-nest swiftlet (Aerodramus fuciphagus), also known as the white-nest swiftlet, is a small bird of the swift family which is found in South-East Asia.

Its nest is. Swiflets Nests Research Tuesday, 26 May Lau, A. and D. Melville. International Trade in Swiftlet Nests with Special Reference to Hong Kong.

Traffic International. Cambridge. Lim, C. and E. Cranbrook. Swiftlets of Borneo: Builder of Edible Nests. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES. The nests of certain swiftlet species, made largely or wholly from saliva, have been esteemed in chinese cuisine for hundreds of years, being regarded as having a wide range of tonic and medicinal values ; trade records go back to at least the seventeenth century in indonesia.

Re-exporting has become the largest component of Hong Kong's trade since the early s, when its large and labor-intensive industries began to move to mainland China. For example, between andthe volume of re-exports and domestic exports rose by.

He also said that raw and uncleaned swiftlet nests could fetch a price of RM3, to RM4, per kg and the raw, cleaned ones from RM8, to RM10, per kg in China. “We (ministry) are discussing on exporting more raw and cleaned swiftlet nests to secure good prices for the local industry players,” he added.Buy Birds Nest at lowest price Shopping Birds Nest at Small Orders will be your wise choice.

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