In the current financial year (July-August) 2018-19, mobile phone imports increased 6.06 percent. Imports during the same period, last year ended in the national excavation at $ 129.093 million.
In August 2018, the mobile phone imports increased $ 67.67 million, which increased 11 percent in August 2017 compared to $ 60.8257 million import. The figure for the previous month was 2.27% lower than the $ 69.24 million in July 2018. The latest figures released by the Bureau of Statistics (PBS).
Other telecom appliances suffered a slight decrease of 22% in July and August 2018, because it was $ 101.599 million compared to $ 78.81 million during the same period last year. Compared to July 2018, compared to $ 201.97 million compared to $ 34.94 million, as far as other telecom appliances increased 25.56 percent.
Mobile phone handset prices will increase because the federal government has announced a new type of 5000 rupees for importing mobile phone handsets. After the duties, the new levy based on their import value is being applied to the mobile phone and the money is collected.
Industry experts have said that implementing new taxes on mobile phone sets will be largely damaged by Information Technology Sector. At the same time, it will also encourage the smuggling of handsets, because encouragement will be encouraged.