2012 Half year financial report

This item consists of:

In thousands of Euros 1st half
2012
1st half
2011
Change
Duties and taxes not on income 2,002 2,175 (173)
Capital losses from disposal of assets 6 57 (51)
Various subscriptions 513 535 (22)
Impairment of receivables in working capital 638 224 414
Allocation of provisions 6,699 5,374 1,325
Other operating costs 566 1,221 (655)
Total 10,424 9,586 838

Overall, other operating costs increased by €/000 838. This change is mainly due to greater impairment and allocations for risks compared to the same period of the previous year.