2. Changes in inventories of finished goods and work in process

    T 036
     
in € thousand 2014/15 2013/14
     
Finished goods 76,178 (141,536)
Work in process (60,897) (69,756)
     
  15,281 (211,292)
      
Prior-year figures have been adjusted (see Changes in accounting and measurement methods due to new standards and interpretations).

The increases in inventories in the current year are mainly due to higher inventory volumes. In contrast, the inventory reduction in the previous year mainly resulted from lower inventory volumes.