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2011 2010 Change
In thousands of Euro
Allocation for future risks 331 4,046 (3,715)
Total allocations for risks 331 4,046 (3,715)
  
Allocation for product warranties 12,041 14,016 (1,975)
Total other allocations 12,041 14,016 (1,975)
  
Non-income tax and duties 2,257 4,314 (2,057)
Various subscriptions 922 851 71
Capital losses from disposal of assets 83 24 59
Miscellaneous expenses 2,294 4,029 (1,735)
Losses on receivables 1,299 786 513
Total sundry operating expenses 6,855 10,004 (3,149)
  
Write-down of development costs 36 (36)
Impairment of property, plant and equipment 33 (33)
Impairment of receivables in working capital 1,096 1,686 (590)
Total impairment 1,096 1,755 (659)
     
Total 20,323 29,821 (9,498)

Overall, other operating costs decreased by €/000 9,498.