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The industry turnover reached an estimated 184.7 billion euros, 0.3 percent less than in the previous year. Adjusted for price, this corresponds to a minus of 1.7 percent.
Domestic business grew slightly in nominal terms. 123.4 billion euros corresponded to an increase of 0.4 percent. However, exports were 2.5 percent weaker than in 2019, mainly because demand from the important European buyer countries fell, as Sabet said at the start of the agricultural fair Green Week.
The industry meeting was moved to the Internet this year because of the corona epidemic and only lasts two days.
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