According to figures released by European Commission, flax yarn import rose strongly by 39.34% in 2017. The indicator climbed sharply by 154 600 kilogram, as it follows the tendency of the prior year when it grew by 3.61 percent. United Kingdom saw a decrease of 79.03% in flax yarn import over the past 15 years. Likewise, it has shown a drop at a 0.09% compound average annual growth rate over the last five years with a slight overall fall since the start of time series. It averaged 1 097 573.33 kilogram from 2003 to 2017 and it attained its all-time high of 2 909 900 kilogram in 2004 and record low of 379 300 kilogram in 2015.