Amazon reports total gross income from its activities in Spain in 2021 €6 billionWhich represents 11% more than the 5,400 million euros registered last year, as reported by the e-commerce giant.
Notably, the ‘bazaar’ contributed more to the state exchequer. €292 million Last year, 11.8% higher. Thus, it paid more than 224 million euros in direct taxes, including payroll and social security taxes, as well as corporate taxes and taxes paid for acquisition, creation of land, digitalization of services and import duties.
In addition, the multinational company collected more than 68 million euros in indirect taxes as a result of its activities last year SpainIncluding VAT and taxes paid by your employees withheld by the company.
Vice President and CEO of Amazon.it and Amazon.es, mariangella marseillehas underlined after these figures that the multinational is a “relevant engine” for the Spanish economy. “Since we launched Amazon.es in 2011, we have invested over €10.5 billion in the country and we currently employ 18,000 people,” he recalled.
“We have committed ourselves to reach out to 25,000 permanent employees and train 50,000 SMEs and entrepreneurs to sell ‘online’ Spain Before the end of 2025″, Marceglia spoke of the company’s commitment to expanding its workforce in Spain.
Amazon to increase its investment in Spain by 48% in 2021 €3.7 billionReinvestment of more than half of the income earned in the previous year.
As such, the multinational opened several new offices in 2021, and currently has a logistics network made up of around 40 facilities that are spread across the country. SpainBetween operations and corporate offices.
The company indicated that in addition to these openings, it is working to boost its software development centers-Tech Hub-In madrid You barcelonaWhich has about 600 software developers, computer engineers and data scientists, compared to earlier this year that it announced the arrival of lab126 to the technology center in Madrid, where it will hire 100 people to work on the next generation of equipment.
Amazon has recalled that it also invests in tools and support for companies that use its technology and services. Thus, in 2021, they had more than 12,000 SMEs< Spanish women who sold their products in their 'market'.
As such, almost half of these SMEs exported their products around the world, reaching more than EUR 650 million in international sales. In addition, those vendors made more than 30,000 jobs,
Sold more than Spanish SMEs 60 million products In Amazon stores in 2021, which is an increase of 70% compared to the record of 2020. In addition, the company has committed to training 50,000 companies with the skills needed to sell globally by 2025.
for its part, Amazon Web Services (AWS) is helping Spanish companies grow and to support the digital transformation in Spain it will open a new infrastructure sector in Spain that will help Spanish clients run workloads, including SMEs, startups, large companies or government agencies. will allow. Store data in Spain and serve your end users with even lower latency.
Located in Aragon, . new area of AWS Europa (Spain) represents an additional investment of €2,500 million and the projected creation of 1,300 new full-time jobs over the next 10 years.
Amazon, on the other hand, . first signatory of The Climate Plaguedayhas committed to a net-zero carbon footprint in its global business by 2040, a decade ago Paris Agreement,
In terms of investment in sustainability, the company has become the largest corporate buyer of energy renewable In Spain, there are 14 renewable projects in the country—solar and wind—with a combined capacity of more than 1.4 gigawatts (GW).
In addition, in 2022 they will stop using plastic bag For products shipped via the logistics network in Spain itself and, in 2020, the sale of certain single-use plastic products, such as sticks and straws, cutlery, plates or drink stirrers, as well as manufactured products on Amazon.es For Oxodegradable Plastics.
Amazon to contribute 292 million in taxes to Spain in 2021