Compared with the prior year the variable diminished sharply by 42.33%, according to updated figures announced by European Commission. The indicator greatly decreased from 87 400 kilogram to 50 400 kilogram, as it follows the tendency of the previous year when it declined by 14.9%. Belgium saw a drop of 77.67% in flax yarn export during the last 13 years. Likewise, it has attained a decline at a 0.03 percent CAGR during the last five years with a negligible overall diminution since the start of observations. It averaged 78 446.15 kilogram from 2005 to 2017 and it attained its all-time high of 339 200 kilogram in 2006 and record low of 1 000 kilogram in 2011.