The export of cut flowers and plants was the highest ever in the first eight months of this year, the sector organisation VGB reported last week.
The export sales figure reached €4.2bn by end-August. TotaL plant and flower exports were 6% higher than the previous year at the end-August, the VGB said. Flower exports were 7% higher while exports of plants showed a 4% increaase. Export sales benefited from economic recovery in many of the export markets.