Walton starts exporting products to Maldives

Staff Correspondent

12 May, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Walton starts exporting products to Maldives

Walton has started exporting of its 'Made in Bangladesh' labelled products to Maldives amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

In the course of time, it will export refrigerators, televisions, washing machines and various home appliances to Maldives. 

Walton on Tuesday has signed an agreement in this regard with Ranfaun Private Limited. Under the agreement, Ranfaun Private Limited will market Walton brand products and provide customer services in Maldives.

Edward Kim, President of Walton International Business Unit (IBU) has signed the agreement on behalf of his organisation while Ranfaun Private Limited owners Mohammed Fathih and Mohammed Shafiu signed the papers.

The virtual programme titled 'Distributorship Agreement Signing' was also attended by Maldives High Commissioner in Bangladesh  Shiruzimath Sameer, Walton Hi-Tech Industries Limited Directors SM Mahbubul Alam and Nishat Tasnim Shuchi, Deputy Managing Director Humayun Kabir, Executive Director SM Zahid Hasan and Deputy Executive Director Abdur Rouf.

Speaking on the function, SM Mahbubul Alam said, “Though Maldives is a small country, but its per capita income is high. The country is a great attraction to tourists all over the world. We are very happy to start our brand business there.”

Edward Kim informed that Walton is expanding its global presence rapidly and continuing its export volume amid Covid-19 pandemic. The Bangladeshi brand has exceeded the total export of 2020 in the first three months of the current year (2021).

Mohammed Fathih said that they have already imported Walton brand air conditioners and planning to import refrigerators, televisions, washing machines and various home appliances as well.

He hoped that providing world class 'Made in Bangladesh' tagged products and sincere services, Walton will become a very popular brand in Maldives.