Amazon's cloud computing unit plans to invest 2.5 bln euros in Spain, to support 1,300 jobs

A worker sorts delivery packages in a van outside an Amazon facility in Ahmedabad, India, March 17, 2021. Picture taken March 17, 2021. REUTERS/Amit Dave/File Photo

MADRID, Nov 16 (Reuters) - Amazon's (AMZN.O) cloud computing unit AWS plans to invest 2.5 billion euros ($2.60 billion) in Spain over the coming 10 years, supporting 1,300 full-time jobs in the country, the U.S.-based company said on Wednesday.

Amazon said its investment will add 1.8 billion euros to the Spanish gross domestic product.

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Reporting by Inti Landauro, editing by Emma Pinedo

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