In comparison to the prior year the indicator sharply decreased by 62.38%, according to figures released by European Commission. The variable declined strongly from 10 100 kilogram to 3 800 kilogram, contrarily to the previous year when it increased by 53.03 percent. The overall changes for the prior 13 years reached a diminution of 98.86%. Likewise, it has attained a fall at a 0.37 percent compound annual growth rate over the five years with a slight overall decrease since the start of observations. It averaged 37 192.31 kilogram from 2005 to 2017 and it hit its all-time high of 333 900 kilogram in 2005 and record low of 1 700 kilogram in 2011.