According to refreshed figures issued by European Commission, the indicator rose by 8.95% in 2016. Flax yarn import climbed by 18 900 kilogram, contrarily to the prior year when it dropped by 10.06 percent. The overall changes for the previous 14 years hit a decrease of 85.98%. As well as it has attained the average annual growth rate of 0.01% over the last five years with a negligible overall drop since the start of time series. It averaged 440 650 kilogram from 2003 to 2016 and it attained its all-time high of 1 640 300 kilogram in 2003 and record low of 211 100 kilogram in 2015.