Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Flax Fibers. In 2021, Flax Fibers were the world's 934th most traded product, with a total trade of $985M. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Flax Fibers grew by 35.8%, from $725M to $985M. Trade in Flax Fibers represent 0.0047% of total world trade.
Flax Fibers are a part of Vegetable textile fibers, paper yarn & fabrics. They include Flax fibre, broken or scutched, Flax fibre, otherwise processed but not spun, Flax tow, waste including yarn waste, garnetted stock, and Flax fibre, raw or retted.
Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Flax Fibers were France ($491M), Belgium ($271M), Belarus ($47.7M), Italy ($45.3M), and Egypt ($30.1M).
Imports In 2021 the top importers of Flax Fibers were China ($411M), Belgium ($141M), India ($94.5M), France ($52.6M), and Lithuania ($34.1M).
Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Flax Fibers was 4.44%, making it the 931st lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.
Ranking Flax Fibers ranks 389th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).
Description Flax tow is made from the long fibers that are removed from the inner bark of the flax plant. Flax tow is often used to make paper, and can also be used in the production of linen fabric. Flax yarn waste is created when yarn is spun from the flax plant. This waste is often used in the production of paper.