The country has proposed adding Pakistan Post to the rundown of worldwide e-commerce giant Amazon’s delivery partners for parcels inside the country. Pakistan is expected to join Amazon sellers’ rundown in a week. However, after that Pakistani sellers would have to consider and concentrate on the quality of their products. The items sold will be refundable in case of any complain or objection. Ayesha Humaira, the commerce joint secretary, revealed that great progress was expected after Eid ul Fitr.
“Those who don’t ensure the nature of their items would have their Amazon seller account blocked,” she added. Adviser to Prime Minister on Commerce Razak Dawood recently announced that Amazon planned to add Pakistan in its sellers list inside a few days, opening new opportunities for the country’s youth and little small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
Pakistan is the only South Asian country which isn’t included in the rundown of 102 countries on Amazon’s platform, despite being one of the biggest assembling economies around there. A year ago, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) ranked Pakistan 116th in the 152-countries B2C E-commerce Index. “We have at last made it; Amazon will be adding Pakistan to its Sellers’ List inside a few days,” Dawood tweeted.
“We have been engaged with Amazon since a year ago and now it’s happening, he added. “It is a great open door for our childhood, SMEs and women entrepreneurs… It is an excellent chance for our childhood, SMEs and women entrepreneurs,” Dawood wrote. The commerce adviser added that Amazon’s posting was a significant milestone of the government’s e-commerce strategy, which had been achieved through teamwork by numerous people across the globe.
As per Noman Ahmed, the Chief Executive Officer of the Si Global, Amazon has an inventory of around 12 million items across the entirety of its categories and services. “Amazon’s share in the US eCommerce market is 45% which can be examine in an open ambitious environment,” he said. “It is a massive incentive for Pakistani manufacturers,” Ahmed said. Nouman Younas, computerized media marketer, added that the Amazon update was uplifting news for the business local area as well as delighted.
With the arrival of Amazon in Pakistan, open new job opportunities in Pakistan will increase and little and large business owners will actually want to benefit from it, which is a welcome development, said Muhammad Adeel, eCommerce and advanced media manager. “eCommerce sector will likewise blast,” he added.