Select the destination of your goods
The first step to exporting from India is understanding global markets and movements and which countries have the most demand for your goods.
Make sure to sort out all paperwork
Businesses must obtain a PAN card from the Income Tax Department and an IEC (Importer-Exporter Code) from DGFT, allowing them to export goods from India. Visit the DGFT website to apply for IEC.
Engage with your customers
Offline export businesses require businesses to participate in trade fairs and meet and spend a lot of money and time. An Amazon export business is much easier. Businesses can reach millions of customers across 18 Amazon global marketplaces.
Ship goods and collect payments
Great customer experience is crucial to building trust amongst your customers, and timely delivery is a smart way to do that. You can receive payments through Indian bank accounts, or businesses can create a bank account in the respective countries. Amazon Global Selling allows sellers to choose.
Why export from India with Amazon?
Countries and territories through eighteen international marketplaces on Amazon.
Exports by Indian exporters in Amazon Global Selling
Surpassed in cumulative exports by Indian exporters on Amazon Global Selling
Customers have made purchases from Indian exporters through Amazon Global Selling.
Better Sales Figures
Exporting goods from India allows sellers to gain a bigger market share. Sellers can engage with customers on international marketplaces like Amazon USA, UK and Canada, through Prime Day, Black Friday Sale and Cyber Monday.
Consistent Sales Throughout the Year
Exports from India allow businesses to have sales throughout the year. For example, if you are selling shawls, you can target your customers based on the peak of their winter season.
FBA for No Stress Shipping
Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) is highly recommended to ensure shipping is easy and arrives to your customers on time. Send products to the Amazon warehouse, and we will handle the packing, shipping, returns, delivery and customer feedback for you.
Leverage Direct Selling
Sellers can export from India to customers all over the world through eCommerce. A customer in the UK can buy any of your products through Amazon UK. Deliver the product and receive payment in your preferred bank account.
Export with Amazon Global Selling in 4 Easy Steps
- Register with Amazon Global Selling
In order to export from India and sell on Amazon international marketplaces, sellers need to create an Amazon Seller Account on Seller Central. The process takes about fifteen minutes. Sellers must upload their ID proof, address proof and credit card.
- List your products
Once a seller has registered, products must be listed on Amazon’s global marketplaces. Sellers can match an existing product (sold by another seller on Amazon) or create a new listing for a new product that only you sell.
- Ship and deliver
Sellers can choose to ship and deliver their exports from India through Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) or select third-party services at their discretion. Delivery is a crucial part of ensuring
- Receive payments and grow your business
After the sales, the money will be credited to your preferred account. Use Amazon’s international tools and services to help you bolster your export business. Amazon has curated a list of third-party service providers to assist sellers with registration, cataloging and listing.
Frequently Asked Questions
Which countries can sellers export to from India through Amazon?
With Amazon, sellers have access to over 200 countries and territories around the globe through 18 marketplaces such as:
Saudi Arabia (amazon.sa),
What kind of products can be exported from India on Amazon international marketplaces?
You can sell a range of products spanning over 30 categories on Amazon. Customer favourites from Indian sellers are:
- Home textile: Bedsheets, curtains, home décor, kitchen linen, pillow covers, rugs, and carpets.
- Apparel: Men’s garments, kid’s fashion, womenswear, ethnic wear like tunics, lehenga, salwar suits, Kurtis and sarees
- Jewellery: Fine jewellery, Oxidised Jewellery, Kundan, Pearls, etc.
- Leather: Wallets, footwear, bags and accessories.
- Health and personal care: Essential oils, bath towels, toiletries, home care, bath and body products.
- Consumables: Tea, spices like cardamom, black pepper, cinnamon, nutmeg, etc.
- Ayurveda: FDA and FSSAI approved Health supplements, Organic products, food, dietary supplements and medical items.
- Beauty products: Personal grooming, cosmetics, beauty accessories, makeup.
- Toys and sports goods: Kids toys, robotic and educational toys, learning/activity boxes, cricket kit.
- Office products and furniture: Notepad, cane, novelties, and wooden furniture
- Electronics: Cell phones, musical instruments, electronic accessories, computers, cameras, DVDs, etc.
- Books: Education, novels, guides, booklets, novellas, etc.
Important: Different product categories may require specific separate licenses and documentation. This could also vary based on the region of export, country of origin and shipping mode. Sellers can use Amazon’s third-party SPN (Service Provider Network) to ensure compliance or assistance.
What is involved in registering as an exporter from India on Amazon?
Amazon Global Selling has simplified the export process for Indian businesses to access international customers. You need to provide the list of the following documents:
- Email Id
- Valid business address
- Credit cards with international transactions enabled
- VAT (only for Europe and Middle East marketplaces)
Take a look at the exporter’s help section for any support required.
How much does it cost to sell on Amazon international marketplaces?
Cost structures to export from India vary from region to region, as well as selected selling plan, product category, fulfilment strategy and other variables. Amazon offers a variety of options allowing sellers to choose a combination that best suits their business.
What kind of documentation is needed to export from India?
Sellers must procure the appropriate export documents and adhere to regulations and compliance requirements to export from India. The requirements depend on category, origin and destination. Amazon offers guidance and support about key requirements and regulations and helps sellers get in touch with experts for help. The Amazon Compliance dashboard makes exporting from India much more effortless.