Counterfeit Mobile Phones in Uganda

in Counterfeit Goods

48 percent of the population of Uganda has mobile phones. Of those that have mobile phones, up to 30 percent of those phones are counterfeit.

The counterfeit phones in Uganda causes an estimated $6 MillionĀ  (15 Billion Uganda Shilling) loss of tax revenue each year.

Source: Aloysious Kasoma, “Uganda: Fake Mobile Phones Glut Local Market,” All Africa, August 11, 2012.

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