Amazon’s local Italian-based workforce grew more than 50% in 2018, from 3,500 permanent employees at the end of 2017 to over 5,500 today. In addition to creating jobs, Amazon has invested over €800 million in Italy in 2018 and over €1.6 billion since 2010. Amazon’s jobs and investment support customers and also local Italian producers and entrepreneurs, who use services like Amazon’s Made in Italy store and Fulfillment by Amazon to grow their businesses and export Italian products around the world. Milan – December 12, 2018 – Amazon today announced it has created over 2,000 permanent jobs in Italy this year: more than 50% increase from the end of 2017. The company exceeded the plan announced in July to create 1,700 new jobs this year. Amazon now has more than 5,500 permanent employees across Italy.