According to data presented by European Commission, the indicator fell by 12.31% in comparison with the prior year. Flax yarn export dropped by 211 670 Euro, compared with the previous year when it went up by 27.68%. The overall changes for the prior 15 years reached a fall of 76.98%. As well as it has had a negative average annual growth rate of 0.07% over the last five years with a negligible overall decline since the start of time series. It averaged 3 250 201.33 Euro from 2003 to 2017 and it hit its all-time high of 7 706 110 Euro in 2004 and record low of 1 346 760 Euro in 2015.