According to statistics issued by European Commission, compared with the previous year flax yarn production went down by 19.29 percent. The indicator diminished by 2 355 379 kilogram, in comparison with the prior year when it went up by 9.16 percent. The overall changes for the previous 10 years attained a decrease of 44.34%. Furthermore, it has attained a 0.02 percent compound annual growth rate over the last 5 years with a marginal overall fall since the start of time series. It averaged 10 555 341.4 kilogram from 2008 to 2017 and it reached its all-time high of 17 710 080 kilogram in 2008 and record low of 8 616 677 kilogram in 2012.