Wednesday 23 September 2020

Dutch flower exports higher than ever as export markets bloom


The export of cut flowers and plants was higher than ever in the first eight months of the year, the sector organisation VGB reported on Thursday.

The sales figure reached €4.2bn by end-August, the earliest the €4bn mark has ever been passed, according to the Telegraaf.

TotaL plant and flower exports were 6% higher year-on-year at end-August, the VGB said. Flower exports were 7% higher at €2.6bn while exports of plants were worth €1.6bn, a 4% increaase.

Export sales benefited from economic recovery in many export markets but this was tempered somewhat by  the high value of the euro, the VGB said.

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