The value of the production of flowers and plants in Italy in 2018 was estimated in 2,57 billion Euro (+1%). The growth continues for the second year in a row, after a decade of decline.

Export has reached record numbers: “Italian horticulture is a core interest of global markets”. Italian products are exported on a larger scale: “Export had a growth of 7,6% in a year. It has reached the record sum of 884 million Euro, 706 of which of Italian products only, which in turn register a positive growth of 9,3% if compared to the previous year” – say the organisers of Myplant. The positive trend translates into an active balance of 306 million Euro in the trade balance.