Myanmar Hair wholesalers opened in the villages of Mandalay, exporting to China hair to be used in the production of films and historical telenovelas.
“We have started a wholesale market for human hair on the ground floor of the house, where we lend 30,000 kyats per month for rent. Just as we are exporting hair in China, some Chinese buyers come personally to buy directly from us” , – said Ko Win Khain, human hair wholesaler of Yindaw Village.
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The companies producing human hair have provided jobs for local women who are working to unravel and straighten 160 grams of hair from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. everyday, for which they pay daily wages.
“The work has to untangle the hair strand of two a day. Earlier, it was possible to get the K500 to untangle hair from bundle hair, but these days the contest even more. As more and more wholesalers open, You can get a lot of K1,000. Since this type of employment can be applied at home, it allows employees to unravel in their free time, “- says Ma Phyu Pya, an employee of human hair business.
Wholesalers buy the hair, which sell to traders in China’s human hair all over the country. In 2015, in the region of Mandalay began the activity of buying and selling human hair. Initially just four hair wholesalers in Yindaw Village, but now there are more than 20 wholesalers.
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