The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Telephone and Telefax Equipment (08.2)" is a classification of goods that includes purchases of telephones, radio-telephones, telefax machines, telephone-answering machines, and telephone loudspeakers; and repair of such equipment.
Telephone and Telefax Equipment excludes telefax and telephone answering facilities provided by personal computers (09.1.3).
The category, Telephone and Telefax Equipment (08.2), is a subcategory of the Communications (07) and of Telephone and Telefax Equipment and Services (08.2/3) categories.
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