Retailer Says Cell Phone Sales In Ukraine At $917 Mln In Jan-Jun

MOSCOW, Russia -- The sales of mobile handsets in Ukraine amounted to US$917 million in January-June, Russia's largest mobile handset retailer Euroset said in a report released Tuesday without providing comparisons.

In physical terms, mobile handset sales amounted to over 5.6 million units, the retailer said, adding that the average price of a sold handset stood at $163 in the period.

Of the total sales, 318,000 handsets worth $73 million were bought on credit in January-June, Euroset said, which accounted for 5.6% of total sales in physical terms and 8% in monetary terms.

The average price of a handset bought on credit amounted to $230, while the average price for a handset bought with cash stood at $159 in January-June, Euroset said.

Source: Prime-Tass