23. Other financial and non-financial assets1

Receivables due from suppliers comprise subsequent income for suppliers (for example bonuses, advertising subsidies).

The item of prepaid expenses and deferred charges includes deferred rental, leasing and interest prepayments as well as other deferments.

The miscellaneous assets item essentially comprises receivables from credit card transactions in the amount of €203 million (previous year: €132 million), receivables from METRO Unterstützungskasse e. V. in the amount of €144 million (previous year: €98 million), assets for indirect pension commitments amounting to €143 million (previous year: €131 million), other financial and non-financial assets in the real estate area amounting to €73 million (previous year: €72 million), raw materials, supplies and goods purchased in the amount of €25million (previous year: €30 million), financing provisions amounting to €22 million (previous year: €8million) and receivables from other financial transactions in the amount of €19 million (previous year: €57 million).

The miscellaneous assets item includes €710 million in financial assets and €236 million in non-financial assets.

1 Revised terminology (see chapter “Notes to the Group accounting principles and methods”)

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31/12/2011

31/12/2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Remaining term

 

Remaining term

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

€ million

Total

Up to 1 Year

Over 1 year

Total

Up to 1 Year

Over 1 year

Due from suppliers

1,705

1,704

1

1,791

1,766

25

Other tax reivables

342

342

0

269

269

0

Prepaid expenses and deferred charges

396

107

289

380

97

283

Miscellaneous assets

909

729

180

946

755

191

 

3,352

2,882

470

3,386

2,886

500