27. Impairments of capitalised financial instruments

Impairments of capitalised financial instruments that are measured at amortised cost are as follows:

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€ million

Category “loans and receivables”

Category “held to maturity”

As of 1/1/2011

166

0

Currency translation

–2

0

Additions

112

0

Disposals

–81

0

Utilisation

–47

0

Transfers

0

0

As of 31/12/2011 / 1/1/2012

148

0

Currency translation

1

0

Additions

102

0

Disposals

–48

0

Utilisation

–36

0

Transfers

–5

0

As of 31/12/2012

161

0

Negative earnings effects from impairment in the amount of €53 million (previous year: €30 million) existed in the “loans and receivables” category. This also includes earnings from the receipt of cash from receivables of €1 million (previous year: €1 million) derecognised due to expected irrecoverability. As in the previous year, no earnings effects existed in the category “held to maturity”.

In the financial year 2012, this item includes €5 million (previous year: €0 million) in reclassifications of assets to “assets held for sale”.