European Commission reported that the indicator diminished sharply by 63.05% compared to one year earlier. Flax yarn import decreased greatly by 8 650 Euro, in contrast to the previous year when it grew by 23.38%. The overall changes for the prior 12 years attained a decrease of 76.54%. Moreover, it has shown a 0.13 percent average annual growth rate during the five years with a modest overall fall since the start of observations. It averaged 8 530.83 Euro from 2005 to 2016 and it hit its all-time high of 21 610 Euro in 2005 and record low of 940 Euro in 2013.