Fiscal Year 2015-16’ : Mobile phone imports rise by 7.95 percent

ISLAMABAD: The mobile phone import into the country increased by 7.95% in first four months (July-October) of the current fiscal year as compared to same period of last year.


The imports during the period under review were recorded at $242.451 million as compared to that of $224.594 million last year, data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) revealed.


On month-on-month and year-on-year basis, the mobile phone imports in October increased by 18.77% and 3.13% when compared with the import of October 2014 and September 2015 respectively.


The imports in were increased from $58.596 million in October 2014 and $67.481 million in September 2015 to $69.592 million in October 2015. The overall imports during the period under review stood at $14.56 billion while during same period of last year the imports were recorded at $16.713 billion.


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