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How to start furniture export business from India?

From wooden to plastic and cane, Indian sellers can export different kinds of furniture from India to the world. In this blog, understand the process and start exporting to 18 marketplaces with Amazon Global Selling.
furniture export from India
Widley known for its handmade wooden furniture that is durable and of high quality, India’s furniture industry is on a steady rise. From designer to affordable minimalist designs, various products in this category are exported every year to many countries across the world. Sellers in India see the huge potential that furniture exports have and have increasingly opted for ecommerce exports to sell internationally. The organized furniture industry is expected to grow by 20% every year1. In India, a variety of raw materials are used to produce and export furniture like wood, plastic, cane and bamboo. While wooden furniture accounts for 65% of the total furniture manufactured in India, plastic furniture is gradually establishing a global presence with its innovative and exquisite designs.

Top marketplaces for furniture export from India

Thanks to ecommerce, Indian sellers can now export and sell across the world in a seamless manner. Below are the top countries for furniture export from India:
• USA
• Germany
• UK
• The Netherlands

How to start furniture export from India with Amazon Global Selling?

Amazon Global Selling, an ecommerce export program, enables Indian sellers to export a range of furniture products across the world by listing on international marketplaces. With over 300 million customers across the world on Amazon, furniture exporters can reach and make their products available to this increasing customer base. From simple registration, attractive listing to easy shipping, Amazon makes exporting furniture hassle-free for sellers like you. Here’s how you can start exporting furniture from India:

Register your business

First, you must register your furniture export business with Amazon Global Selling. You don’t have to be an existing Amazon India seller. The registration can be done online on Seller Central. You’ll need the following documents to register:
IEC
• ID proof (Aadhar, driving license or passport)
• Business address proof (Bank statement)
• Credit card (internationally enabled)
Amazon seller registration

List your products

Once you have successfully registered to sell globally on Amazon, you can list your products. Remember to follow tips on how to list your products include attractive pictures and descriptions that’s clear to international customers. You can also seek help from third party service providers.
How to list your products on Amazon

Ship & receive payments

Once a customer places an order, you can choose to deliver by yourself or you can opt for Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA). Under FBA, Amazon takes care of shipping, delivery, returns and customer concerns. Once a customer purchases your product, Amazon credits the money in your bank account in the currency of your choice.
Amazon FBA

Frequently Asked Questions

Is furniture exported from India?
Yes, furniture is exported from India to countries like USA, Germany, the Netherlands, UK, and France. With Amazon Global Selling, furniture can be exported easily via ecommerce exports to 18 international marketplaces.
What types of furniture is exported from India?
Furniture made of wood, plastic, cane and bamboo is exported from India.
Published on October 21, 2021.

Sources:
1. https://www.ibef.org/download/Furniture_170708.pdf
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