According to data released by European Commission, compared to the prior year the indicator declined by 6.72 percent. The variable decreased from 86 300 kilogram to 80 500 kilogram, as it follows the tendency of the previous year when it dropped by 7.6%. It attained its 14-year low. The overall changes for the prior 14 years reached a fall of 74.22%. Besides, it has attained a negative average annual growth rate of 0.14 percent over the 5 years with a marginal overall drop since the start of observations. It averaged 180 250 kilogram from 2003 to 2016 and it hit its maximum of 357 100 kilogram in 2004.