Mobile phone imports increase 52.37% to $938.839m

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Islamabad

The import of mobile phones into the country has witnessed an increase of 52.37% during the first six months of current financial year (2020-21) as compared to the corresponding period last year.
Pakistan imported mobile phones worth US $938.839 million during July-Dec (2020-21) as compared to the imports of US $616.145m during July-Dec (2019-20), showing growth of 52.37%, according to the latest data issued by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS).
Meanwhile, on year-to-year basis, the import of mobile phones rose by 82.49 percent during the month of December 2020 when compared to the same month of last year.
The import of mobiles into the country during December 2020 were recorded at US $214.756 million against the exports of US $117.682m in Dec 2019.—APP

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