Helped 2.5 mn MSMEs in India go online, enabled exports worth $3 bn: Amazon

By Press Trust of India8 days ago

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Amazon India on Thursday said it has digitised 2.5 million MSMEs, enabled cumulative exports worth USD 3 billion and helped create nearly one million jobs in the country.

Last year, Amazon had announced an investment of USD 1 billion to digitally enable 10 million micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), enable e-commerce exports worth USD 10 billion and create one million additional jobs in India by 2025.

“Since the last Sambhav announcement (in January 2020), more than 2.5 lakh new sellers have come online and joined Amazon, the rate at which sellers have come online has gone by 50 per cent post COVID-19, Amit Agarwal, Global Senior Vice President and Country Head of Amazon India, told PTI.

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