Kenya accounts for 6% of UK flower imports

According to the latest horticulture statistics from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), Kenya accounted for 5.8 per cent of ornamental imports to the UK in 2017.

The value of ornamental imports rose by 2.1% from the previous year to just below £1.2 billion. The three key imports were roses, indoor plants and chrysanthemums, which were the main imports from The Netherlands, who accounted for 74% of all imports.

Kenya accounted for 6.0% of imports, mainly<input type="image" class="c-inputButton" name="_saveandclosedok" src="http://www.hortibiz.com/typo3/clear.gif" title="Save and close document" /> roses and carnations.

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