Compared to the year before the variable greatly declined by 35.46 percent, according to new numbers presented by European Commission. The indicator fell sharply by 18 900 kilogram, versus the previous year when it increased by 7.24 percent. Austria saw a diminution of 98.59% in flax yarn export during the last 15 years. Likewise, it has had a 0.04 percent compound average annual growth rate over the last 5 years with a modest overall fall since the start of time series. It averaged 450 826.67 kilogram from 2003 to 2017 and it hit its all-time high of 2 434 100 kilogram in 2003 and record low of 28 000 kilogram in 2013.