Dutch Agricultural Exports Increase 4.5% to 75.4 Billion Euros

Agricultural exports from the Netherlands rose about 4.5 percent to 75.4 billion euros ($100.7 billion) last year, the Ministry of Economic Affairs said.

The value of shipments compared with 72.2 billion euros in 2011, the ministry in The Hague said today in a statement on its website. Germany was the biggest buyer of Dutch farm products, taking 26 percent of total deliveries.

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