Flax yarn export diminished by 9.57 percent in 2016, new statistics from European Commission pinpoint. The variable went down by 86 700 kilogram, as it follows the tendency of the prior year when it fell by 14.17 percent. The overall changes for the previous 14 years reached a fall of 64.49%. Besides, it has attained a drop at a 0.04 percent compound annual growth rate during the five years with a modest overall decrease since the start of time series. It averaged 1 065 528.57 kilogram from 2003 to 2016 and it hit its all-time high of 2 305 800 kilogram in 2003 and record low of 129 400 kilogram in 2009.