France, a leading seed exporter

In France, the seed sector has not suffered the effects of the crisis. Agricultural products
including maize, oilseed rape, vegetable seeds and linseed are central to the soaring rise
of France’s agriculture and agrifood industries.

Enjoying very good climate conditions, innovative and diversified crops and an excellent image
abroad, France’s agriculture exported seed and seedlings
worth €1.42 billion over the 2012-2013 period: a year-onyear
rise of 15%. “That’s the equivalent of 20 Airbus A320s”,
says François Burgaud, external


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Dernière modification : 24/02/2014

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