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Mobile Phone Imports Cross Rs177 Billion in FY24

Mobile Phone Imports Cross Rs177 Billion in FY24.

Pakistan’s Mobile Mania: Imports Skyrocket, November Sees Slight Dip

Pakistan’s mobile phone appetite shows no signs of waning, with imports surging by a whopping 173% in the first five months of the current fiscal year (July-November 2023) compared to the same period last year.

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This translates to a staggering Rs. 177.31 billion spent on mobile phones, compared to just Rs. 64 billion in FY23.

The Big Picture:

  • Massive surge: In the first five months of FY24 (July-November), mobile phone imports grew a staggering 173% compared to the same period last year, reaching Rs. 177.31 billion ($616.54 million).
  • Dollar terms: The increase in dollar terms is also impressive, at 112% year-on-year.

Monthly Snapshot:

  • November 2023: Imports took a slight dip compared to October, declining 10% to Rs. 41.8 billion ($146.54 million).
  • Year-on-year growth: However, compared to November 2022, imports showed a significant jump of 191% in rupees and 127% in dollars.

Key Takeaways:

  • The Pakistani mobile phone market is experiencing explosive growth.
  • While there was a slight dip in November, the long-term trend remains upward.
  • This surge could be attributed to factors like increased demand, easing of import restrictions, or new phone launches.

Further Exploration:

  • It’s interesting to explore the brands, price segments, and reasons behind this growth.
  • Analyzing the impact on local mobile phone manufacturing and the overall economy would also be insightful.

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This condensed and informative version highlights the key findings of the report and encourages further exploration of the reasons and implications behind this surge in mobile phone imports in Pakistan.

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