According to statistics issued by European Commission, flax yarn sold production dropped by 7.32 percent in 2017. The indicator declined by 173 187 kilogram, in comparison with the previous year when it climbed by 4.07%. The overall changes for the prior 17 years hit an increase of 838.89%. Likewise, it has attained the compound average annual growth rate of 0.02% during the 5 years with a modest overall raise since the start of observations. It averaged 1 634 492.94 kilogram from 2001 to 2017 and it reached its all-time high of 2 758 099 kilogram in 2007 and record low of 233 400 kilogram in 2001.