Annual Report 2017

19. Inventories

in thousands of EUR

31 December 2017

31 December 2016

Finished goods

368,515

311,651

Provision for obsolete inventory

- 18,779

- 18,672

349,736

292,979

An amount of €9,773 (2016: €9,031) has been recognized in the Income Statement relating to obsolete inventories in ’Cost of sales and directly related costs’.