Flax yarn import greatly climbed by 2 796.94% in comparison with the previous year, new figures from European Commission constitute. The indicator increased sharply by 100 410 Euro, compared with the prior year when it dropped by 65.38 percent. The overall changes for the previous 15 years reached a diminution of 11.69%. Moreover, it has shown a 0.22% compound annual growth rate during the 5 years with a modest overall drop since the start of time series. It averaged 87 680.67 Euro from 2003 to 2017 and it attained its all-time high of 204 820 Euro in 2005 and record low of 3 590 Euro in 2016.