(Bloomberg) — Amazon.com Inc. has enabled exports of India-made items value $3 billion and created over one million jobs because it started working within the Asian nation, its nation chief mentioned.
About 250,000 new sellers have joined Amazon.in since January final 12 months and greater than 50,000 offline retailers and neighborhood shops are actually promoting on the platform, the ecommerce big mentioned in a Thursday announcement. It helped create over 300,000 direct and oblique jobs and notched up $1 billion of exports throughout the identical interval.
“Covid-19 has made businesses realize they need to be more resilient, robust because there’s no notion of only offline or only online anymore,” Amazon India chief Amit Agarwal mentioned in a cellphone interview on Thursday to debate the unit’s progress. “The internet is like electricity, everybody will use it.”