Pakistan produced over 14 million locally manufactured mobile phones in first half of year 2022
The local manufacturing plants have manufactured/assembled 14.08 million mobile handsets during the first six months (January-June) of 2022 compared to 1.14 million imported commercially, says Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA).
The local manufacturing plants manufactured/assembled 1.67 million mobile handsets in June 2022.
The locally manufactured/assembled 14.08 million mobile handsets include 8.06 million 2G and 6.02 million smartphones. Further, as per the PTA data, 54 percent mobile devices are smartphones, and 46 percent are 2G on the Pakistan network.
The manufactured/assembled mobile handsets by local manufacturing plants during the calendar year 2021 stood at 24.66 million compared to 13.05 million in 2020.
The commercial imports of mobile handsets stood at 10.26 million in 2021 compared to 24.51 million in 2020, revealed the official data of PTA.