Flax yarn import dropped by 29.1 percent compared with the previous year, according to refreshed data published by European Commission. The variable went down from 157 210 Euro in 2016 to 111 460 Euro prior year, as it follows the tendency of the previous year when it fell by 35.04 percent. The overall changes for the prior 13 years attained a rise of 36.08%. However, it has attained a negative compound annual growth rate of 0.06 percent during the last 5 years with a marginal overall increase since the 2005. It averaged 136 424.62 Euro from 2005 to 2017 and it reached its all-time high of 381 340 Euro in 2014 and record low of 32 500 Euro in 2006.