5. Other operating expenses

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€ million

2011

2012

Losses from the disposal of fixed assets

23

27

Goodwill impairment

0

107

Miscellaneous

41

61

 

64

195

Goodwill impairments can be attributed to the METRO Cash & Carry sales division and stems from Hungary (€50 million), the United Kingdom (€37 million) and Greece (€20 million).

Further details on goodwill amortisation are included in the notes to the consolidated financial statements in no. 18 “Goodwill”.

Miscellaneous other operating expenses include, in particular, expenses from construction services totalling €14 million (previous year: €12 million).