3.6 billion flower bulbs exported last year

The Netherlands exported 3.6 billion flower bulbs last year, 2% up on 2009, the national statistics office said. But the export value fell 6% to €313m, the CBS said.

The US remains the biggest export market although 10% fewer bulbs were exported there than in 2009.
Some 23,300 hectares of land is devoted to bulb production and there are some 1,700 companies active in the sector.

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