Taxes on mobile phone imports increased in Pakistan by FBR, details included

Keeping in view the current deterioration of Pakistani currency, authorities are taking aggressive measures to somehow contain the deterioration of Pakistani Rupee against the US Dollar and other currencies of course. Unfortunately, some of these adopted strategies are not going in favor of masses. One such policy is to impose so much import duties and taxes on non essential import items that affordability goes down and very less of these items get imported. In past along with other items, vehicles imports were decreased with this strategy, now the cell phones are new item on which significant taxes are imposed. Federal board of Revenue have recently increased taxes once again on mobile phones and details of these taxes are as follows. […]