Reduction in Flax and other Natural Fibres

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Flax fibre decreased in recent years from 529 000 metric tons to 320 000 metric tons per annumn. The situation for Ramie developed in a similar way and decreased by 100 000 ton. Abaca fibre decreased from 91 000 tons in 2008 to 76 000 tons in 2015. Other fibres like Hemp and Sisal staying stable, and Kapok increased from 87 034 to 101 300 tons per annumn.


Download: Natural Fibre production overview 2008-2015