Import of mobile devices reduced in Azerbaijan

Economy Materials 15 September 2014 20:35 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 15

By Huseyn Valiyev - Trend:

Some 48,327 mobile phones and other telephone sets running on wireless networks (tablet computers, radiophones, etc.) in the total amount of $2,741 million were imported into Azerbaijan in January-July, the State Statistics Committee told Trend Sept. 15.

The number of imported mobile phones decreased by 9.4 percent compared to January-July 2013 (53,341 units were imported last year), according to the State Statistics Committee. In value terms, this index also declined by 12 percent.

On average, the country imported 7,000 mobile phones monthly. The monthly volume of the mobile phone market in value terms amounted to over $391,000.