Compared to the previous year the variable greatly fell by 55.6 percent, according to adjusted numbers published by European Commission. Flax yarn export decreased strongly by 315 470 Euro, as it follows the tendency of the prior year when it went down by 1.1%. The overall changes for the previous 13 years reached a diminution of 79.34%. Likewise, it has had a negative compound annual growth rate of 0.06% over the five years with a negligible overall fall since the start of observations. It averaged 378 599.23 Euro from 2005 to 2017 and it attained its all-time high of 1 219 100 Euro in 2005 and record low of 14 800 Euro in 2011.