5. Other operating expenses

  Download XLS (22 kB)

€ million

12M 2012

9M 2012

9M 2013

Losses from the disposal of fixed assets

27

16

58

Goodwill impairment

107

37

31

Miscellanneous

61

26

42

 

195

80

131

Losses from the disposal of fixed assets essentially include expenses related to the disposal of Real’s Eastern European business totalling €34 million.

Goodwill impairments can be attributed to the METRO Cash & Carry sales line and stem from Denmark (€16 million) and Hungary (€15 million) (9M 2012: METRO Cash & Carry UK €37 million; 12M 2012: METRO Cash & Carry in Hungary €50 million, UK €37 million and Greece €20 million).

Further details on goodwill impairment are included in no. 18 “Goodwill”.

Miscellaneous other operating expenses include, in particular, expenses from construction services totalling €28 million (9M 2012: €10 million; 12M 2012: €14 million).