Agricultural Exports Are Booming

BusinessEconomy ♦ Published: July 21, 2011; 17:25 ♦ (Vindobona)

Foreign demand for fruits, vegetables and other products from Austria is growing. Exports went up 21% and amounted to € 2.18bn in the first quarter of 2011.

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Exports of Austrian agricultural products showed a clear upward trend from January to May 2011. Their total amount increased by 21% to € 2.18bn in the reporting period, Agrarmarkt Austria (AMA) reported on Thursday. Exports to Germany, Austria’s most important foreign market, went up 16% and reached € 722.5m. The strong development was also driven by the new EU member states who…