Notes to the Income Statements

Net Sales

Net sales are derived primarily from product deliveries. Total reported net sales for 2017 amounted to €35,015 million, rising by €72 million, or 0.2%, compared with 2016. The increase resulted from the following factors:

Factors in Sales Development

 

 

2017

 

 

€ million

 

%

Volume

 

810

 

+2.3

Price

 

(269)

 

−0.8

Currency

 

(490)

 

−1.4

Portfolio

 

21

 

+0.1

Total

 

72

 

+0.2

Breakdowns of net sales by segment and geographical area are given in the table in Note “Key Data by Segment” and in Note “Segment Reporting”, respectively.

Compare to Last Year