According to figures issued by European Commission, the variable fell greatly by 44.62% compared to the previous year. The indicator sharply went down from 6 500 kilogram to 3 600 kilogram, as it follows the tendency of the prior year when it dropped by 20.73 percent. It's the lowest record ever reported since 2005. Sweden saw a fall of 0% in flax yarn import during the last 13 years. As well as it has had a decrease at a 0.18% average annual growth rate over the 5 years with a marginal overall rise since the start of observations. It averaged 6 807.69 kilogram from 2005 to 2017 and it reached its maximum of 10 000 kilogram in 2010.