2. Other operating income

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€ million

2014/15

2015/16

Rents incl. reimbursements of subsidiary rental costs

361

332

Services/cost refunds

258

245

Services rendered to suppliers

187

173

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

240

103

Income from deconsolidation

11

452

Miscellaneous

219

233

 

1,275

1,537

Services rendered to suppliers essentially relate to the METRO Cash & Carry at €145 million (2014/15: €157 million), Media-Saturn at €16 million (2014/15: €20 million) and Real segments at €7 million (2014/15: €5 million). At €8 million, the decline in the METRO Cash & Carry segment essentially results from the sale of MAKRO Cash & Carry Wholesale S.A. in Greece in January 2015 (2015/16: €0 million; 2014/15: €8 million) as well as, at €6 million, from the sale of the wholesale activities in Vietnam, which was effected in December 2015 (2015/16: €3 million; 2014/15: €9 million).

Gains from the disposal of fixed assets and gains from the reversal of impairment losses include income in the amount of €41 million from the disposal of real estate that will be used fully or for the most part by third parties in the future (2014/15: €197 million). This includes income of €34 million from the sale of real estate assets that METRO GROUP plans to continue to use under tenancy agreements (2014/15: €12 million). In addition, this item essentially includes gains from the reversal of impairment losses in the amount of €16 million (2014/15: €22 million) and income from the disposal of business and office equipment of €6 million (2014/15: €5 million).

Income from deconsolidation includes income from the disposal of the wholesale activities in Vietnam totalling €451 million.

Miscellaneous other operating income particularly includes income from compensation in the amount of €18 million (2014/15: €24 million). Among others, this item also includes public-sector subsidies of €9 million (2014/15: €9 million), income from the derecognition of lapsed liabilities of €6 million (2014/15: €9 million) and income from construction services of €6 million (2014/15: €0 million).