Telecom imports reaches US $ 662.1m in 9 months | Pakistan Today

Telecom imports reaches US $ 662.1m in 9 months

The country has imported mobile handsets and other telecom apparatus worth US $ 662.1 million during first nine months of current fiscal year.

Of the total imports in three quarters, the country imported cellular mobile sets with battery worth US $ 293.1 million and other telecom apparatus worth US $ 369 million.

Sources at the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Thursday said the first two quarters of the year witnessed a raise in total telecom imports mostly on account of demand of cellular mobile handsets.

The import of mobile handsets have reached above US $ 293 million during July to December 2013 as owing to high demand the authorities allowed import of cheaper Chinese brand mobile handsets.



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