Kenya earns 20 pct more from horticulture exports in first 9 months
According to the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics, Kenya's earnings from horticulture exports rose 20 percent to 77.81 billion shillings ($766 million) in the first nine months of this year from a year earlier.
The data showed flower exports contributed 53.88 billion shillings, or 69 percent of the earnings, with the rest coming from the export of fruits and vegetables. Horticulture is a key foreign exchange earner alongside tea, remittances from Kenyans living abroad and tourism. Exports of flowers, fruits and vegetables earned Kenya a total of 90.44 billion shillings in the whole of last year.
report by Reuters