Investing in Europe


€78 billion investment since 2010

135,000+ permanent employees in 2020

900,000+ independent sellers, authors, content creators, delivery providers, developers and IT solution providers across Europe.

270,000+ jobs supported by independent businesses selling on Amazon Marketplace

Learn more about how Amazon supports small and medium-sized EU businesses in selling in their country and abroad, and in creating new jobs in our latest 2020 Small and Medium Businesses (SMB) Impact Report.
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Austria
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Read about our development center in Austria, where our team of scientists research and develop tools to make Prime Air safer and smarter.
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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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€100 million+ invested since 2010
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France
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€9.2 billion invested since 2010
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Germany
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€28 billion invested since 2010
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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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€5.8 billion invested since 2010
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Luxembourg
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3,000+ 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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€3.3 million invested since 2014
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Romania
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€100 million invested since 2005
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Slovakia
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1,800 full time permanent Amazon employees
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Spain
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€6.8 billion invested since 2011
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Sweden
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11,300+ companies and creative professionals building their businesses with Amazon Marketplace, Amazon Web Services and Kindle Direct Publishing
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United Kingdom
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£23+ billion invested since 2010
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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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Turkey
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Amazon.com.tr was launched on September 19 2018 in Turkey.
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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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Read about our development center in Austria, where our team of scientists research and develop tools to make Prime Air safer and smarter.

€170 million since 2016

+500 employees at our logistics locations

Read our latest press release for more information.
Belgium
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7,700 companies and creative professionals building their businesses with Amazon Marketplace, Amazon Web Services and Kindle Direct Publishing
Czech Republic
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€100 million+ invested since 2010

4,500+ full time permanent Amazon employees

3,200 companies and creative professionals building their businesses with Amazon Marketplace, Amazon Web Services and Kindle Direct Publishing

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.

Read our latest press release for more information.
France
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€9.2 billion invested since 2010

14,500+ full time permanent Amazon employees

100,000+ companies and creative professionals building their businesses with Amazon Marketplace, Amazon Web Services and Kindle Direct Publishing

130,000+ direct and indirect employment opportunities supported by independent businesses selling on Amazon Marketplace

Read our latest press releases for more information.
Germany
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€28 billion invested since 2010

23,000 full time permanent Amazon employees

Tens of thousands of German-based small and medium businesses selling on Amazon

110,000+ jobs created until now by small and medium enterprises selling on Amazon.de

Investing to expand the research and development of autonomous delivery technology, with the creation of teams focused on Amazon Scout, Amazon’s fully-electric autonomous delivery service in the US, UK and at our development center in Tübingen, Germany.

Creating 200 new jobs in the region with the opening of our first regional air hub in Europe at Leipzig/Halle Airport in Schkeuditz, Germany.

Read our latest press release 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

9,100+ companies and creative professionals building their businesses with Amazon Marketplace, Amazon Web Services and Kindle Direct Publishing

Read our latest press release for more information.
Italy
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€5.8 billion invested since 2010

9,500+ full time permanent Amazon employees

14,000+ of Italian-based small and medium businesses selling on Amazon

25,000+ jobs created until now by small and medium enterprises selling on Amazon.it

18,000+ jobs supported by independent businesses selling on Amazon Marketplace

Read our latest press release for more information.
Luxembourg
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3,000+ full time permanent Amazon employees at our corporate European Headquarters.

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

17,000+ companies and creative professionals building their businesses with Amazon Marketplace, Amazon Web Services and Kindle Direct Publishing.

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, such as Books, Consumer Electronics, Sports and Outdoor, Tools and Home Improvement, Toys and Baby, including products offered by Dutch brands like Philips, Rituals, Friesland Campina, Hunkemöller or Scotch & Soda.

Amazon Launchpad was launched in the Netherlands on October 1 2020. Amazon Launchpad is a program that makes it easy for Dutch startups to launch, market, and distribute their products to millions of customers on Amazon.nl and across the globe.

Read our latest press release for more information.
Poland
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€3.3 million invested since 2014

18,000 full time permanent Amazon employees

7,200 companies and creative professionals building their businesses with Amazon Marketplace, Amazon Web Services and Kindle Direct Publishing

Read our latest press release for more information.
Romania
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€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

Read our latest press release for more information.
Slovakia
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1,800 full time permanent Amazon employees

1,200 companies and creative professionals building their businesses with Amazon Marketplace, Amazon Web Services and Kindle Direct Publishing

Read our latest press release for more information.
Spain
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€6.8 billion invested since 2011

12,000 full time permanent Amazon employees

9,000+ Spanish-based small and medium businesses selling on Amazon

14,000+ jobs created until now by small and medium enterprises selling on Amazon.es

Tech Hubs in Madrid and Barcelona currently employ close to 400 people, with plans to hire 100 more, solving complex problems and technological challenges related to large-scale computing, distributed systems, web applications, machine learning, scalability and security.

Read our latest press release for more information.
Sweden
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11,300+ companies and creative professionals building their businesses with Amazon Marketplace, Amazon Web Services and Kindle Direct Publishing

Amazon.se was launched on October 28 2020 offering customers a vast selection of over 120 million products across more than 30 categories, such as Books, Consumer Electronics, Sports and Outdoor, Tools and Home Improvement, Toys and Baby, including products from thousands of European and local Swedish businesses. Swedish customers can conveniently shop from anywhere, any time with no-hassle returns and Swedish customer service through the Amazon Shopping app, desktop and mobile browsers.

The new AWS EU (Stockholm) Region launched in December 2018 and offers three Availability Zones.

Read our latest press release for more information.
United Kingdom
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£23+ billion invested since 2010

40,000+ full time permanent Amazon employees

373,000 companies and creative professionals building their businesses with Amazon Marketplace, Amazon Web Services and Kindle Direct Publishing

85,000+ jobs supported by independent businesses selling on Amazon Marketplace

Read our latest press release to find out about our continuing job creation plans and investments in innovation 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.
Turkey
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Amazon.com.tr was launched on September 19 2018 in Turkey.

Customers across Turkey can visit Amazon.com.tr to shop from a selection of millions of products, with the benefit of everyday low prices from a vast selection of products across 15 categories, such as Books, Consumer Electronics, Sports, Outdoor, Tools, Toys, Home Improvement, and Baby, including products from over one thousand local Turkish businesses.

Amazon Prime launched on September 15 2020 in Turkey. Customers in Turkey can benefit from Amazon Prime, Amazon’s membership program, enjoyed by more than 150 million paid members in 19 countries.

Prime members have access to a unique combination of the best of shopping and entertainment from Amazon, including free and fast delivery, access to popular and award-winning movies and TV shows, including Amazon Originals, free video games and in-game content with Prime Gaming, and access to Prime member exclusive deals on Prime Day and throughout the year.

Read more of our latest press releases for more information.
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.
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