Global multi-brand e-retailer Amazon is heavily dependent on two Asian major economies—India and China—for apparel and home textiles. The two countries together account for more than 54 per cent of the total 353 suppliers of apparel to Amazon. Likewise, in home textiles more than half of the suppliers ae from India, while over quarter are from China.
In terms of apparel suppliers to Amazon, India tops the list with 109 (30.88 percent) suppliers, according to Fibre2Fashion’s market insight tool TexPro. China is in the second position with 83 (23.51 per cent) suppliers. Vietnam (83 suppliers), Bangladesh (47), Sri Lanka (30), Indonesia (12), Turkey (7) and Pakistan (5) are the other major countries that supply apparels to Amazon.
As per Texpro, Amazon has 60 suppliers all over the world for home textiles. India tops the segment with 31 (51.67 per cent) suppliers, followed by China with 17 suppliers, Turkey 3, the US 3, and Pakistan 2.