The indicator diminished by 25% in comparison to the year before, according to updated data issued by European Commission. Flax yarn import went down by 100 kilogram, as it follows the tendency of the prior year when it decreased by 71.43%. Slovakia saw a fall of 62.5% in flax yarn import during the last 13 years. Likewise, it has had a drop at a 0.13 percent average annual growth rate during the last 5 years with a marginal overall decline since the 2005. It averaged 769.23 kilogram from 2005 to 2017 and it hit its all-time high of 1 800 kilogram in 2008 and record low of 100 kilogram in 2011.