2012 Half year financial report

This item comprises:

In thousands of Euros
As of 30 June
2012
As of 31 December
2011
Change
Raw materials and consumables 137,689 103,126 34,563
Provisions for write-down (14,015) (13,152) (863)
Net value 123,674 89,974 33,700
Work in progress and semifinished products 16,207 23,246 (7,039)
Provisions for write-down (852) (852) 0
Net value 15,355 22,394 (7,039)
Finished products and goods 173,894 150,649 23,245
Provisions for write-down (25,393) (26,160) 767
Net value 148,501 124,489 24,012
Advances 246 131 115
Total 287,776 236,988 50,788

The increase is related to seasonal sales trends.