The mobile imports into the country during the first seven months of the current fiscal year decreased by 7.11 percent as compared to the last year.
According to the latest data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, Pakistan imported mobile phones worth 423.818 million dollar during July-January (2018-19) compared to the imports of 456.254 million dollar during July-January (2017-18), showing negative growth of 7.11 percent. The imports of overall telecom sector witnessed decrease of 10.58 percent by falling from the trade of 876.124 million dollar last year to 783.450 million dollar during the current fiscal year.
The PBS data revealed that on year-on-year basis, the mobile phone imports into the country witnessed sharp decline of 25.06 percent in January this year when compared to the imports of the same month of the last year. The overall imports of the telecommunication division declined 4.35percent in the month of January 2019 on a year-on-year basis, but, surged by 15.92 percent on a month-on-month basis
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24 July, 2019