European Commission reported that compared to the previous year the variable declined greatly by 41.53%. Flax yarn export dropped sharply by 18 400 kilogram, versus the prior year when it grew by 25.85%. It's the lowest value on record since 2003. The overall changes for the previous 15 years attained a decrease of 68.8%. Moreover, it has had a negative compound annual growth rate of 0.16% over the 5 years with a modest overall diminution since the start of time series. It averaged 116 986.67 kilogram from 2003 to 2017 and it reached its maximum of 268 800 kilogram in 2007.