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12 Inventories - Annual Report 2015 - DSM

12 Inventories

Table 1

 
2015
2014
     
Raw materials and consumables
448
521
Intermediates and finished goods
1,227
1,274
     
 
1,675
1,795
Adjustments to lower net realizable value
(48)
(56)
     
Total
1,627
1,739

The carrying amount of inventories adjusted to net realizable value (before reclassification to held for sale) was €172 million (2014: €213 million).

The carrying amount of inventories reclassified to held for sale was €2 million (2014: €10 million).

Changes in the adjustment to net realizable value

Table 2

 
2015
2014
     
Balance at 1 January
(56)
(49)
     
Additions charged to income statement
(71)
(38)
Utilization / reversals
73
31
Exchange differences
(3)
(3)
Reclassification to held for sale
-
3
Disposals
9
-
Balance at 31 December
(48)
(56)