8. Other Operating Expenses

Other operating expenses were comprised as shown in the following table:

Other Operating Expenses













€ million


€ million

Losses on retirements of noncurrent assets





Impairment losses on receivables





Losses from derivatives





Miscellaneous operating expenses










In fiscal 2018, losses on retirements of noncurrent assets included losses totaling €5 million from the sale of various properties and buildings1.

Losses from derivatives in fiscal years 2017 and 2018 resulted from embedded derivatives.

Miscellaneous operating expenses in fiscal 2018 included insurance expenses amounting to €16 million. In 2017 and 2018, the remaining amount consisted of numerous individually immaterial items.

1 The same transaction resulted both in gains and in losses on retirements of noncurrent assets, see note 7 and 8.