Edible Bird’s Nest as a Trade Commodity between Indonesia and China in 2017-2021


  • Hamka Halkam Universitas Hasanuddin
  • Eymal Bahsar Demmallino Universitas Hasanuddin
  • M. Saleh S. Ali Universitas Hasanuddin
  • Sultan Suhab Universitas Hasanuddin


Edible Bird’s Nest, Export Development, Import Contribution


Indonesia provides 80% of the world's edible bird’s nest needs. China and Hong Kong are the largest importer of Indonesia’s edible bird’s net. In 2021, about 81% of 1,510 tons of Indonesia’s edible bird’s net production are exported to these countries, of which 994 tons (65.8%) are exported to Hong Kong and 229 tons (15.2%) are exported to China. This study aims to analyze the development of Indonesian bird’s nest export and market to China and its contribution to China’s edible bird’s nest import. The data used are secondary data. This study used Convergent Mixed Method. Data were collected using literature studies and documentation.The results showed that Indonesian bird’s nest exports to China showed a significant increase during 2017 to 2021 and Indonesia became the largest contributor to China’s edible bird’s nest imports in that period.


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How to Cite

Halkam, H., Demmallino, E. B., Ali, M. S. S., & Suhab, S. (2024). Edible Bird’s Nest as a Trade Commodity between Indonesia and China in 2017-2021. Proceeding of the International Conference on Multidisciplinary Research for Sustainable Innovation, 1(1), 576–584. Retrieved from https://proceeding.researchsynergypress.com/index.php/icmrsi/article/view/848