Amazon India Products to Have Country Of Origin Mentioned On the Products


Ever since the tension sparked between India and China on Ladakh border, Indians have been routing to ban Chinese products. Much after that, Indian Government also banned some of Chinese apps in the name of security concerns. However, a third County based company like Amazon also stepped in recently by helping Indians identify which of their goods have Chinese origin

Amazon India Products
Amazon India Products

In a latest update, Amazon India has asked it's vendors to make a mention of the county of origin on the product sold by each one of them respectively. Amazon India has made it mandatory for sellers to show the origin country for every product sold by them on the online platforms. The rule is applicable to both new and old sellers. The company has also asked the sellers to initiate doing the same 21st July 2020. The company also mentioned that failing to do the same will lead to legal consequences. 

Amazon's decision comes after the central government of India making it compulsory for E- Marketers to include details regarding the country of origin on the product. The decision obviously is an extension of the issues rising on India - China border. Ever since the news, the government of India have been on the forefront to ensure China faces the consequences of its activities in some or the other way. 

Amazon India Products
Amazon India Products

India surely is trying to keep Chinese investment lesser in the country or even completely diminish it. This definitely comes as a big blow to China, considering how particular and close they are when it comes to choose what the people of their country buy. It is fair to say that China had it coming for a very long time now. 

Amazon India surely wants to play by the rules and ensure it follows the government protocol. However, it will be interesting to see how one can validate whether the details mentioned regarding the country of origin is proof read or not. And in case it doesn't, then what consequences awaits?


Written by : Rachana Purohit

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