Cash used for derivatives and current financial assets

A total of EUR 13 million cash was paid with respect to foreign exchange derivative contracts related to financing activities (2013: EUR 93 million outflow; 2012: EUR 47 million outflow).

A total of EUR 6 million was received with respect to current financial assets (2013: EUR 8 million outflow; 2012: EUR 2 million inflow).


SF6 (Sulfur hexafluoride) is used in the electrical industry as a gaseous dielectric medium.

CO2-equivalent or carbon dioxide equivalent is a quantity that describes, for a given mixture and amount of greenhouse gas, the amount of CO2 that would have the same global warming potential (GWP), when measured over a specified timescale (generally 100 years).