Dutch plants and flowers exports to the UK drop by 15%

Exports of plants and flowers from Holland to the UK were down by a sixth in July.

Export figures from Floridata show a growth in export of 1.4% throughout July. 

While export to the countries in the east of Europe increased strongly with Russia, Poland and the Czech Republic rising by at least 35%. In contrast, the export to the UK dropped by 15%, and the export to Germany only increased slightly.

Exports to the UK have fallen consistently since Brexit in June 2016 because the subsequent change in exchange rates have made plants and flowers more expensive.


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