2. Other operating income

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€ million

9M 2013

12M 2012/13

12M 2013/14

Rents incl. reimbursements of subsidiary rental costs

336

458

418

Services/cost refunds

231

315

321

Services rendered to suppliers

234

353

222

Gains from the disposal of fixed assets and gains from the reversal of impairment losses

215

394

150

Income from deconsolidation

192

219

44

Miscellaneous

184

239

217

 

1,393

1,978

1,372

Gains from the disposal of fixed assets and gains from the reversal of impairment losses primarily include income in the amount of €107 million from the disposal of real estate that will subsequently continue to be used by METRO GROUP as part of a lease agreement (12M 2012/13: €304 million; 9M 2013: €137 million). They mainly concern the sale of individual office properties at METRO GROUP’s headquarters in Düsseldorf. Income in the amount of €21 million (12M 2012/13: €63 million; 9M 2013: €62 million) was generated from the disposal of real estate properties primarily or entirely used by third parties. In addition, this item primarily includes income from reversals of impairment losses in the amount of €11 million (12M 2012/13: €15 million; 9M 2013: €7 million).

Services rendered to suppliers mainly consists of €174 million (12M 2012/13: €151 million; 9M 2013: €121 million) from METRO Cash & Carry and €28 million (12M 2012/13: €179 million; 9M 2013: €99 million) from Real. The decline is primarily due to the disposal of Real’s Eastern European business operations.

Income from deconsolidation essentially includes income from the disposal of Real’s business in Eastern Europe (12M 2012/13: €194 million from the disposal of Real’s business in Eastern Europe and €26 million from the disposal of the wholesale business in the United Kingdom; 9M 2013: €192 million from the disposal of Real’s business in Eastern Europe).

Miscellaneous other operating income includes, in particular, income from compensation in the amount of €23 million (12M 2012/13: €18 million; 9M 2013: €11 million). Among others, this item also includes income from the derecognition of lapsed liabilities of €11 million (12M 2012/13: €8 million; 9M 2013: €7 million), public sector subsidies of €10 million (12M 2012/13: €10 million; 9M 2013: €7 million), income from other commissions of €6 million (12M 2012/13: €12 million; 9M 2013: €10 million) and income from construction services of €4 million (12M 2012/13: €31 million; 9M 2013: €26 million).