European Commission announced that in comparison with one year earlier the indicator diminished by 21.25%. Flax yarn export decreased by 1 809 620 Euro, as it follows the tendency of the previous year when it fell by 3.84%. It attained its 15-year low. Belgium saw a decline of 63.93% in flax yarn export during the last 15 years. Besides, it has attained a negative compound annual growth rate of 0.05% during the 5 years with a slight overall drop since the 2003. It averaged 13 620 660 Euro from 2003 to 2017 and it reached its maximum of 21 783 980 Euro in 2006.