Electronics production in Poland reached US$10.5 billion in 2017, an increase of 16.5% compared to the previous year’s total of US$9.0 billion although in local currency production increased by 10.9%. The industry is centered of the production of LCD TVs and monitors with LCD TVs accounting for 37% of overall production in 2017 and computing with a 23.6% share.
The country is home to a number of the world’s leading manufacturers including South Korea’s LG Electronics, Hong-headquartered TPV Technology, the Chinese company TCL and the Turkish electronics and appliances manufacturer Vestel which at the end of 2016 acquired the Taiwanese ODM Compal’s TV manufacturing operations in the country (formerly part of the Japanese Toshiba group which was acquired by Compal in 2013).
In 2014, the Slovakian company Universal Media Corporation (UMC) acquired Sharp’s TV manufacturing operations in Poland as part of an agreement to transfer the Japanese company’s audio and video business in Europe to UMC. After two years of declining output the production of computer related equipment rebounded strongly in 2017, increasing by 24.7% (18.7% in local currency). The production of PCs increased from 2.94 million in 2016 to 3.73 million in 2017 but still remains below the peak of 6.36 million in 2010. Production of radio communications and radar and telecommunication products accounted for an estimated 18.2% of total output in 2017.
After declining in 2016 the production of radio communications and radar increased by 13.9% in 2017 (8.4% in local currency) and is forecast to increase by a further 7% in 2018. Growth is being led by the production of radar and navigational aids which offset a decline in radio communications equipment during the year.
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