Bangladeshi electronics manufacturer Walton exported first consignment of television sets, with ‘Made in Bangladesh’ label, to Poland.

The local company has recently signed an agreement with Opticum of Poland through a video conference in this regard, said a press statement.

Walton’s International Business Unit president Edward Kim, Walton television division CEO Mostafa Nahid Hossain, Walton’s EU business unit head Tauseef Al Mahmud were present while Opticum’s CEO Richard Grab joined through online.

Tauseef Al Mahmud said TV export to Poland will help Walton to access the EU market.  Walton televisions will be available in the Poland market by the end of September. Opticum also expressed hopes to become a partner for the online sales of Walton products in Poland.

Mostafa Nahid Hossain said that Walton plans to export 1 lakh units of televisions to European market by next year.
Edward Kim said, “We are going to use Poland as a bridgehead to enter into all of the EU markets. Walton will become one of the top five brands in the world by 2030.”

Earlier, Walton signed business agreement with Google to produce smart TVs for western countries. Walton received license from Dolby, a US company, as the only manufacturer in Bangladesh. As a result, Walton television is gaining special acceptance in the global market.