Monday 18 November 2019

Dutch flower exports 7.5% higher in first five months, top €3bn


Dutch flower and plant exports rose by 7.5% to €3bn in the first five months of the year, website  said on Wednesday.

‘We reached the €3bn milestone earlier than ever,’ sustainable flower export lobby group VGB said.

May was a record month with sales of both flowers and plants 13% higher taking total exports to €733m, the VGB said.

This was partly due to robust sales for Mother’s Day in Germany, the most important export market.  However Mother’s Day sales in France fell below the 2016 figure. has been free for 13 years, but now we are asking our readers to help. Your donation will enable us to keep providing you with fair and accurate news and features about all things Dutch.
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