In comparison to the prior year flax yarn production went up greatly by 2 791.16%, new numbers from European Commission show. Flax yarn production sharply grew by 5 218 320 kilogram, in contrast to the previous year when it diminished by 79.23 percent. It reached its 10-year maximum. The overall changes for the prior 10 years attained an increase of 287.21%. As well as it has had a 0.45% compound average annual growth rate during the last five years with a modest overall growth since the start of observations. It averaged 1 653 241.1 kilogram from 2008 to 2017 and it hit its minimum of 186 959 kilogram in 2016.