According to numbers announced by European Commission, the variable diminished by 24.78 percent in comparison to the previous year. Flax yarn export fell from 489 350 Euro in 2016 to 368 110 Euro prior year, as it follows the tendency of the previous year when it went down by 34.02%. The overall changes for the prior 15 years reached an increase of 133.41%. Likewise, it has had a 0.26% compound annual growth rate over the 5 years with a marginal overall raise since the start of time series. It averaged 186 751.33 Euro from 2003 to 2017 and it hit its all-time high of 741 680 Euro in 2015 and record low of 35 040 Euro in 2005.