Mobile phone users are significantly increasing in Pakistan which is seen visible from high mobile imports. However, mobile imports were $526 million during July-February 2017-18, higher than the imports of the previous period of July-February 2016-17 that is $459.38 million.
Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) released the data which revealed the significant rise of mobile imports in Pakistan. According to their data, imports rose to the figure of $69.78 million in February 2018 as compared to $60.03 during February 2017.
While analyzing year on year basis, total telecom imports in February 2018 were rose by 25.6% and 57.9% when it is compared to February 2017 imports. In addition, the telecom import was $101.415 million in February 2017 but, it was recorded $127.38 million in February 2018.