Import of mobile phones increases to 40% in two months of FY 2017-18

F.P. Report

ISLAMABAD: In the first two month of the fiscal year, the imports of mobile phones increased to 39.57 percent comparing to the same period of time of last year.

As per the data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS),  $129.329 million worth mobile phones were imported into the country during July-August (2017-18) compared to the imports of $92.707 million during July-August (2016-17). The overall imports of telecoms sector increased by 35.30 percent by going up from $170.667 last year to $230.920 million during the current fiscal year, the data revealed.