for The export of fruit was made in February, march and april, respectively, with 9 and 2 percent higher than in the same month a year earlier. The fruit which is the only one of the branches of the tuinbouwexport, which is an increase of evaluation, reporting to the Dutch Central Bureau for Statistics (CBS) and the research institute of the Wageningen Economic Research on Thursday.
with The growth of the fruitexport it was, however, significantly smaller than that in the first two months of the year, and then the output is, respectively, 19 and 17 per cent above the level in 2019 of bed. In the agricultural sector as a whole, has conducted an 11 percent drop in april, it was on CBS at the request of the Dutch ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food quality.
in Particular, the export of cut flowers, with a decrease of 35 per cent lower than in the coronacrisis to suffer. The output of the plants, bulbs and nursery stock, also known as the other, ornamental horticulture, referred to, came down by 18 per cent.
According to the CBS (statistics netherlands was in the greenhouse horticulture chain in 2018, good for 2.7 per cent of the country's gross domestic product (gdp). The contribution of the sector to the economy was that year to € 21.1 billion.