In 2016 the indicator went up strongly by 100.29%, according to new numbers released by European Commission. Flax yarn import grew sharply by 13 610 Euro, compared with the previous year when it declined by 56.91 percent. The overall changes for the prior 14 years hit a decline of 97.79%. Likewise, it has attained a raise at a 0.61 percent CAGR during the last 5 years with a negligible overall decrease since the 2003. It averaged 152 764.29 Euro from 2003 to 2016 and it reached its all-time high of 1 227 250 Euro in 2003 and record low of 2 160 Euro in 2013.