New Delhi: Amazon India today announced that it will start manufacturing of electronics products from India.
To begin with, Amazon is going to start manufacturing of Amazon Fire TV stick from the country.
The announcement came after Ravi Shankar Prasad, the Union Minister for Electronics & Information Technology, Communications and Law &Justice, held a virtual meeting with Amit Agarwal, Amazon’s Global Senior Vice President and Country Head for India.
Amazon will commence its manufacturing efforts with contract manufacturer Cloud Network Technology, a subsidiary of Foxconn in Chennai and start production later this year. The device manufacturing program will be able to produce hundreds of thousands of Fire TV Stick devices every year, catering to the demands of customers in India. Amazon will continuously evaluate scaling capacity to additional marketplaces/cities depending on the domestic demand.