The American e-commerce company Amazon has named Uruguay as an eligible country to sell products through that platform, the Uruguayan Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported this Monday, May 24, 2021 .
As indicated in a message posted on his Twitter account, this was achieved after the efforts of the Foreign Ministry and the embassy of the South American country in the United States.
Finally, he explains that in order to promote the placement of products from the country in that sales channel, the Ministry will coordinate in the coming weeks “holding marketing workshops on that platform.”
Like Uruguay, countries like Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador , Paraguay, Peru and Venezuela are also accepted for the registration of sellers. Click to review the list of countries .
On April 29, the e-commerce giant announced earnings between January and March 2021 that reached USD 8,107 million, more than triple the 2,535 million achieved in the same period of 2020.
In the whole of 2020, the firm achieved double the profits than in the previous year, so these first figures for 2021 indicate that its pace is not only maintained, but is even accelerating.
The firm led by Jeff Bezos , the richest man in the world according to Forbes, had a turnover of USD 108,518 million in the past three months, up from the 75,452 registered at the beginning of 2020, while its investors pocketed USD 16.09 for title, up from 5.09 a year ago.