Friday, October 28, 2016

What is Myanmar Thanaka?

What is Myanmar Thanaka?
What is Myanmar Thanaka?

In Myanmar, girls and women used Burmese tree bark thanaka finely ground for centuries on skin cream embellishments and protective called simply Thanaka. Gold color Thanaka available in all markets in Myanmar and is used by young and old.

Skin benefits of Thanaka

Natural ingredients of Thanaka help the skin to defend itself, of course, from the harmful UV rays and reduce moisture loss. In addition, a study by the University of London and Bangkok, it was found that a high concentration of antioxidants and the barks anti-inflammatory properties rejuvenate the facial skin.

Effect and Application

Myanmar Thanaka has strong anti-inflammatory, an important antioxidant, mild tyrosinase inhibition and antibacterial activity. Furthermore, Thanaka contains an active ingredient marmesin which serves as a natural UV-A protection. Traditionally, Thanaka used as a mask by crushing the shells, wood or Thanaka roots of trees with a small amount of water on a circular stone slab called Kyauk Pyin to form a liquid paste.

Usage in the Beauty Industry

Thanaka used for all types of skin care and color cosmetics, such as:
  • facial masks
  • thanaka creams
  • skin foundations
  • soaps
  • body lotions
  • perfumes
If you want to buy Myanmar Traditional Thanaka, visits at, which is Myanmar's first and the only B2B trading platform that engage local and global market.

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Monday, October 24, 2016

What is Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (AAC)?

Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (AAC)
Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (AAC)

Autoclaved Aerated Concrete is a kind of precast products, made from all natural ingredients to achieve high efficiency and excellent performance benefits. For just as in 1914, the Swedes discovered a mixture of cement, lime, water and sand, just like regular concrete buy adding aluminium power. This last material gives the Autoclaved Aerated Precast Concrete expansion properties.

Lightweight precast concrete containing air bubbles throughout the material, which in autoclaved aerated concrete block, to obtain a low density of lightweight materials in an autoclave oven.

Can be cut with a saw blade, it manages to be able to easily perforated. The reason for its characteristics, compressive strength of concrete, moisture content, bulk density test, you need to check for shrinkage tests. In particular, it is possible to use walls, floor, roof panel block, the lintel.

Properties of Aerated Concrete

Autoclaved Aerated concrete block, solid block of lightweight associated with the adhesive, has been reinforced with additional steel strength. AAC has a very high insulation value ensures excellent sound insulation barrier, for this reason, they are used in the construction of the above type. Extra large solid rectangular prism, the precast autoclaved aerated concrete wall laid with a mortar with a thin layer, there has been autoclaved. Installed units shall be protected from direct exposure to moisture by using a coating material.

Aerated Concrete Benefits and Applications

When using the AAC are some of the benefits that you get is the following:
  • Excellent thermal protection, at about 1.25 inches. The thermal conductivity of 6 to 7.5% that of conventional concrete, is to make a very energy-efficient.
  • Since it has a high heat resistance, AAC will have a lower cost of energy.
  • Excellent soundproofing material and acoustic insulation.
  • Aerated concrete provides fire and termite resistance.
  • AAC is manufactured in a variety of shape and sizes.
  • AAC blocks store and release energy over time.
  • The aerated concrete is recyclable.
  • Route chases can be cut to install electrical and plumbing rough-in.
  • Extremely lightweight block stacked like conventional CMU.
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Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Myanmar's First B2B E-Commerce Trading Platform Bagan Hub Plans To Raise New Funds

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Myanmar B2B

Bagan Hub Co Ltd, a local startup business-to-business trading platform which start, it began a new platform, as it seeks to expand its e-commerce business and to get fresh capital.

BaganTrade offered about 600 local companies, and has a 30,000 page views per month. The best part is that international companies can conduct research directly to buy products made in Myanmar.

Its most recent two months, the company was formed ago after raising $ 100,000 from a local investor, and focuses on the B2B promotion in sectors such as construction, industrial and electrical products.

"We are studying to get to make payments directly from our platform. We still need to prepare for logistics, payment systems, to make it happen. BaganTrade may take more time," said Pyie Phyo Paing, founder and CEO of Bagan Hub Co Ltd.

Paing said that the idea of creating a B2B trading platform to help directly connect suppliers with international buyers, where the space for future growth.

"The currently scenario is that products from Myanmar are sold indirectly in the international market. Suppliers of the country, they can not get a good price. Local providers also lack the internet on the basis of knowledge. We want to fill the gap and become a bridge for external markets, "said Paing to DEALSTREETASIA.

Paing, 35, originally started the site with its own capital of about $ 40,000 in June 2015, increased approximately K$40,000 Nay Min Thu, founder iMyanmar House, and after a year, in mid-2016, has received capital investments of approximately $100,000 from Arkar Soe, as an individual investment. Paing completed his studies in Computer Integrated Manufacturing NTU in Singapore.

Today Bagan Hub, Myanmar SMEs, has a value of approximately $2.5 million and is negotiating a foreign investor for an additional investment of $500,000.

BaganTrade's average transactions ranging from $1,000 to $3,000, according to data collected from local suppliers.

Some of the products produced by the majority of e-mail requests include agricultural products, such as peas and corn products while the actual orders were more Shan traditional bags products, such as handbags, shoulder bags.

They have got about two paid members so far for each website and marketing plan in the near future to make the payment system, said the founder. The paid suppliers will be checked carefully before upload on the site.

Challenges such as the need to train local suppliers to use email to communicate, posting pictures on the platform remain. However, if necessary, BaganTrade help in answering questions.

"We need to use more labour," said Paing about reaching out to the local suppliers through telephone at times email or messaging does not attract them.

"Currently, our platform is only on stage as an advertising platform, while in the long term, we will try to get orders directly through the website," said Paing. His team consists of 21 people, an increase of five since June 2015.


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