Mobile Phone Imports Increase by 15.86% in 11 Months

phoneMobile phone imports in Pakistan have increase by 15.86% in the first 11 months of 2014-15 compared to the previous year. According to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, Total imports stood at $653.808 million while they were $564.293 million in the same period last year.

On year on year and month on month basis, the mobile phone imports into the country increased by 20.72% and 3.27% as compared to imports in May 2014 and April 2015 respectively.

Phone imports during May 2015 were $58.033 million compared against the imports of $48.072 million in May 2014 and $56.194 million in April 2015.

Overall telecom imports also saw increase of 10.37% during July to May 2014-15 compared to the same period in the last year. Total imports were recorded at $1.265 billion compared to $1.146 billion in the same period in the last year.

On year on year and month on month basis, telecom imports during May 2015 decreased by 28.26 per cent and 21.23 percent when compared to April 2014 and May 2014 respectively.