Mobile phone the most powerful device within lives of all of us nowadays. It’s hard to survive without having a cell phone. At the same time if anyone heard about declination of them he would be much worried. Mobile phone importing is degenerated by 14.6 percent in Pakistan throughout the month of February. As a consequence of the 100 percent cash margin executed by the State Bank of Pakistan. Mobile phone assets $60.02 million imported during February. On the other hand in January the mobile phone imports had been valued at $70.17 million. On the report of data showed by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS).
Mobile Phone Imports 15% Fall in February
SBP had carried out 100 percent cash margin on the import of about 400 consumer goods. Together with motor vehicles, mobile phones, cigarettes, electrical and home appliances, and jewellery in the second half of February. It was in reaction to Pakistan’s alarmingly high trade shortfall in recent months. For the reason that it is eating up the country’s foreign exchange investments. This regulatory extent, SBP stated, would help provide accommodations with the incremental growth of capital goods to make the stronger industry.
In the July-February term of the current financial year, the total value of mobile phone imports was $459.37 million. The number had put up at $497.2 million in the equivalent period of the preceding financial year. It represents a decline of 7.61 percent in mobile phone importations in the country.
However, the importations of numerous other consumer items have continuous to flow in the 2016-17 financial year. To put it differently, the imports of petroleum products went up 23.28 % to $4.193 billion in the eight-month time. Within the group of oil, the import bill of regular gas liquefied surged a massive 144 %. Furthermore, the import bill of machinery rose 42.36 % to $7.811 billion, mainly due to power generating mechanism.