The variable went down sharply by 79.23% compared with the same time an year ago, according to data released by European Commission. It's new all-time minimum since 2009 as flax yarn production dropped strongly from 900 000 kilogram to 186 959 kilogram, in comparison to the previous year when it climbed by 5.62%. The overall changes for the prior 8 years attained a decrease of 87.54%. Furthermore, it has shown a diminution at a 0.34 percent CAGR during the last five years with a marginal overall fall since the start of time series. It averaged 1 216 396.88 kilogram from 2009 to 2016 and it reached its maximum of 2 400 000 kilogram in 2010.