6.2% Increase in Smartphone Imports in Pakistan

A 6.2% Increase in Smartphone Imports in Pakistan (July-October) 2018-19

Smartphone imports have witnessed a 6.2% increase in the first four months (July-October) of the current fiscal year 2018-19. These imports ended up costing $260.412 million to the national exchequer as compared to $245.208 million during the same period last year.


Smartphone Imports (2018 Vs. 2017)

Mobile phone imports in October 2018, which stood at $61.189 million, registered 11.84 per cent growth as compared to $54.709 million imports in October 2017.

According to Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS), last month’s figure was down by 1.79 per cent when compared to $62.306 million in September 2018.

Overall telecom imports saw a decline of 0.35 per cent during July-October 2018 when compared to the same period last year.

Total imports were recorded at $448.541 million during this period when compared to $450.113 million in July-October 2017, while registering a 2.9 per cent growth in October 2018. This figure stood at $119.989 million in October as compared to $112.837 million during September 2018.

Other telecom apparatus imports witnessed a larger decline of over 8.19 per cent in July-October 2018 standing at $188.129 million against $204.905 million during the same period last year. When compared to September 2018, other telecom apparatus imports registered 16.36 per cent growth growing to $58.8 million compared to $50.53 million in September 2018.

Source: ProPakistani


Naeem Javid

Naeem Javid Muhammad Hassani is working as Deputy Conservator of Forests in Balochistan Forest & Wildlife Department. He is the founder of Tech Urdu Tree (forestrypedia.com, majesticpakistan.pk & their YouTube Channels). He is an Environmentalist, Blogger, YouTuber, Developer & Vlogger.

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