Investing in Europe

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200,000 permanent employees in 2021

€100 billion investment since 2010

€200 billion of cumulative investments incl. GDP since 2010

65,000+ jobs created in 2021

330,000+ indirect jobs created through our supply-chain network delivery, and sortation centers across Europe. We have more than doubled our fulfilment capacity in 2021.

225,000+ European small and medium enterprises (SME)  have created over 650,000 jobs to date to support their business online, and recorded over €14.5 billion in export sales in 2021.

1.1 million+ independent sellers, authors, content creators, delivery providers, developers and IT solution providers across Europe.

650,000+ European entrepreneurs benefitted from our digitization programs to digitize and grow their business.

Read our 2022 SME Impact report article to learn how're investing in the growth of European small businesses.
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Austria
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600 permanent employees in logistics locations in 2022
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Belgium
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7,700 companies and creative professionals building their businesses with Amazon Marketplace, Amazon Web Services and Kindle Direct Publishing
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Czech Republic
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€1 billion+ invested since 2013
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France
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15,500 permanent employees in 2021
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Germany
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30,000 permanent employees in 2021
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Ireland
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3,100+ Amazon and AWS employees, with plans to bring the total workforce to 5,000 by 2022.
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Italy
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14,000+ permanent employees in 2021
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Luxembourg
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4,000+ full time permanent Amazon employees at our corporate European Headquarters.
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Netherlands
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More than 300 full time permanent Amazon employees
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Poland
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PLN 12 billion invested since 2012
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Romania
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More than €100 million invested since 2005
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Slovakia
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4,000+ full time permanent Amazon employees
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Spain
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18,000 permanent employees in 2021
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Sweden
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Amazon.se was launched on October 28, 2020 offering customers a vast selection of over 120 million products across more than 30 categories.
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United Kingdom
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70,000+ permanent Amazon employees
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Portugal
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Read about our first AWS office launched in Lisbon, Portugal, where the office supports organizations of all sizes, from startups, to public sector agencies, to some of the country’s oldest and most established enterprises, as they make the transition to the AWS Cloud.
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TĂĽrkiye
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Amazon.com.tr was launched on September 19, 2018 in TĂĽrkiye.
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Greece
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Amazon Web Services (AWS) opens its first office in Athens, Greece on January 15, 2021.
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Finland
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We’ve announced the creation of a new Amazon Scout Development Center in Helsinki, Finland focused on autonomous delivery technology.
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Austria
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600 permanent employees in logistics locations in 2022

€330 million investment since 2016

+2,500 Austrian SMEs selling on Amazon have created over 10,000 jobs in Austria since 2016

1,200 Austrian SMEs use FBA

20 million products sold on Amazon by SMEs in 2021 (15% increase from the previous year)

€500 million export sales of SMEs on Amazon in 2021 (25% increase from the previous year)
Belgium
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7,700 companies and creative professionals building their businesses with Amazon Marketplace, Amazon Web Services and Kindle Direct Publishing

In October 2022, Amazon launched Amazon.com.be

As part of our commitment to connect local customers with local businesses, we also launched the “Brands of Belgium” store where more than 100 Belgian sellers are currently selling their products to local and international customers.

Amazon plans to open a delivery station at BlueGate in Antwerp by the end of 2022.
Czech Republic
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€1 billion+ invested since 2013

4,000+ full time permanent Amazon employees

3,000+ Czech SMEs sell on Amazon

March 24, 2021 - AWS opens its first office in Prague, as part of ongoing investments in Central Eastern Europe to support the growing number of customers and partners in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
France
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15,500 permanent employees in 2021

€16 billion investment since 2010

€68.8 billion of cumulative investments inc GDP since 2010 - The total revenues of Amazon’s activities in France were around €9 billion in 2021 (2020: approx. €7.3 billion)

Total tax contribution, taxes and levies collected by the French State (combining direct and indirect) was more than €1 billion (2020: more than €600 million)

4,000+ jobs created in 2021

31,000+ jobs were created through our supply-chain network

13,000+ French SMEs selling on Amazon have created over 35,000 jobs, and recorded over €600 million in export sales in 2021

Read our latest article to learn more about our investments in the French economy.
Germany
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30,000 permanent employees in 2021

€36.5 billion investment since 2010

7,000+ permanent new roles created in 2021

80,000+ jobs were created through our supply-chain network

45,000+ German SMEs selling on Amazon have created 160,000 jobs to date to support their business online, and recorded over €4.25 billion in export sales in 2021.

Read our latest article for more information.
Ireland
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3,100+ Amazon and AWS employees, with plans to bring the total workforce to 5,000 by 2022.

Amazon opens it's first fulfillment center in Dublin.

AWS' projects: The launch of the first Think Big Space; neighborhood projects for local communities launched and expanded with the support of the AWS InCommunities Fund.
Italy
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14,000+ permanent employees in 2021

€8.7 billion+ investment since 2010

€17 billion of cumulative investments inc GDP since 2010

4,500+ permanent jobs created in 2021

34,000+ jobs were created through our supply-chain network + 60 Fulfillment centers across Italy

+20,000 Italian small and medium businesses that sell on Amazon have created over 60,000 jobs in Italy to support their business online.


€800 million of export sales recorded in 2021 by Italian SMEs selling on Amazon, and we have a pledge to support their annual sales growth to reach €1.2 billion by 2025.

See the latest news about our commitment to Italian SMEs’ growth.
Luxembourg
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4,000+ full time permanent Amazon employees at our corporate European Headquarters.

Read our latest blog for more information.
Netherlands
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More than 300 full time permanent Amazon employees

Amazon.nl was launched on March 10, 2020 with Prime in the Netherlands. Dutch customers can shop a vast selection of over 100 million products across more than 30 categories

Over 4,000 Dutch SMEs selling on Amazon have created over 10,000 jobs created to date, and recorded over €750 million in export sales in 2021.

Read our latest press release for more information.
Poland
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PLN 12 billion invested since 2012

25,000 full time permanent Amazon employees

3,500+ Polish-based small and medium businesses selling on Amazon, have created over 12,000 jobs to support their business online, and recorded over €750 million in export sales in 2021.

10,000+ jobs created until now by small and medium enterprises selling on Amazon

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Read more about Amazon's investments in Poland.

(March 31, 2022) Amazon has launched its second humanitarian aid hub in Eastern Europe to help Ukrainian refugees.
Romania
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More than €100 million invested since 2005

1,000+ full time permanent Amazon employees

4,200 companies and creative professionals building their businesses with Amazon Marketplace, Amazon Web Services and Kindle Direct Publishing

Amazon creates more than 650 new permanent jobs in Bucharest.

In May 2021, Amazon Web Services Opens New Office in Bucharest.
Slovakia
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4,000+ full time permanent Amazon employees

1,200 Slovak SMEs sell on Amazon

(March 23, 2022) Amazon launched a humanitarian aid hub in Slovakia to help Ukrainian refugees.
Spain
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18,000 permanent employees in 2021

€10.5 billion investment since 2011

€13.9 billion of cumulative investments inc GDP since 2011

6,000+ jobs created in 2021

71,000+ indirect jobs created through our supply-chain network 40 Fulfillment centers across Spain

13,000+ Spanish SMEs selling on Amazon, have created over 35,000 jobs in Spain to support their business online, and recorded over €850 million in export sales in 2021.

40 Fulfillment centers across Spain

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Read more about Amazon's investments in Spain.

Read our latest article on jobs creation in Spain.
Sweden
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Amazon.se was launched on October 28, 2020 offering customers a vast selection of over 120 million products across more than 30 categories.

Around 1,000 Swedish SMBs selling on Amazon have created over 2,000 jobs in Sweden to support their business online, and recorded over €100 million in export sales in 2021. The new AWS EU (Stockholm) Region launched in December 2018 and offers three Availability Zones.

Amazon Prime launched in Sweden in September 2021.
United Kingdom
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70,000+ permanent Amazon employees

ÂŁ43 billion investment since 2010. ÂŁ2.77 billion tax contributions made in 2021.

ÂŁ36 billion of cumulative investments inc GDP since 2010

25,000 jobs created in 2021

175,000 indirect jobs created through our 3P network

85,000+ UK SMEs selling on Amazon have created over 250,000 jobs in the UK to support their business online, and recorded over ÂŁ3.1 billion in export sales in 2021.

Over 20 Fulfillment centers across the UK. We also have 18 on-site solar projects powering our facilities across the UK, and plans to more than double the number of projects by 2024.

Read our latest blog post to find out more about Amazon's investments in the UK.
Portugal
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Read about our first AWS office launched in Lisbon, Portugal, where the office supports organizations of all sizes, from startups, to public sector agencies, to some of the country’s oldest and most established enterprises, as they make the transition to the AWS Cloud.

Read our latest press release for more information.
TĂĽrkiye
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Turkish flag on white background
Amazon.com.tr was launched on September 19, 2018 in TĂĽrkiye.

25,000+ Turkish SMBs selling on Amazon

35,000+ jobs created until now by small and medium enterprises selling on Amazon

Amazon's first fulfillment center in TĂĽrkiye opened in September 2022, creating 1,000 permanent jobs in the first year.
Greece
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Amazon Web Services (AWS) opens its first office in Athens, Greece on January 15, 2021.

Read our latest press release for more information.
Finland
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We’ve announced the creation of a new Amazon Scout Development Center in Helsinki, Finland focused on autonomous delivery technology.

Read our latest press release for more information.