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Amazon created more than 1.16 mn jobs, digitised 4 mn MSMEs in India

The firm said it focused on creating a robust infrastructure to help Indian businesses address customers in over 200 countries and territories


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Peerzada Abrar Bengaluru
E-commerce firm Amazon on Sunday said that it has cumulatively created more than1.16 million direct and indirect jobs, enabled nearly $5 billion in cumulative exports, and digitised over 4 million micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in India till date.

In January 2020, at the first edition of its annual event Amazon Smbhav, the company had pledged to digitise 10 million MSMEs, enable $10 billion in cumulative exports and create 2 million jobs in India by 2025. Amazon is well on track to fulfil these pledges, while in fact doubling its export pledge from India, to now enable $20 billion

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First Published: May 15 2022 | 3:05 PM IST

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