In 2017 flax yarn import decreased by 11.63%, adjusted figures from European Commission show. Flax yarn import declined from 4 300 kilogram in 2016 to 3 800 kilogram prior year, as it follows the tendency of the previous year when it dropped by 65.87 percent. The overall changes for the prior 13 years attained a growth of 72.73%. Still it has shown a negative CAGR of 0.32% during the last 5 years with a marginal overall increase since the start of time series. It averaged 9 907.69 kilogram from 2005 to 2017 and it hit its all-time high of 27 100 kilogram in 2013 and record low of 200 kilogram in 2007.