Floridata said export revenues for flowers and plants increased by 13% in May to reach a record €733 million.
Export revenue were +7.5% up to the end of May.
Year on year, the value of flowers (+9%) grew more rapidly than plants (+5%).
Sales to Germany performed best but French export revenue in May was €96 million, less than 2016.
The cumulative increase of the top three markets went down, with the English market, second to Germany and ahead of France, also seeing a decline. This was caused by the lower exchange rate of the British pound falling from €1.43 in peak year 2015 to €1.18*
*Rate correct at time of publishing.