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Uzbekistan|economy|November 7, 2023 / 02:31 PM
Mobile phone imports to Uzbekistan grow sharply

AKIPRESS.COM - Uzbekistan imported almost 2.6mn mobile phones in the first three quarters of 2023, bne reports.

According to the national statistical agency, the volume of imports y/y increased by 398,300 devices and the cost of the iports, $178.2mn, was up 23% y/y. Some 700,000 devices worth $48mn were imported in August and September alone.

China was the main supplier of phones to Uzbekistan, shipping 2.3mn devices in the reporting period, up more than 40% y/y.

Imports of phones from Vietnam also grew sharply, to 223,100 phones (+42.5% y/y).

In October, the government adopted a resolution that simplifies the import of phones. Individuals are now able to import two devices worth up to $2,000 duty-free through airports.

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