Other Operating Income

Other operating income was comprised as follows:

Other Operating Income

 

 

2016

 

2017

 

 

€ million

 

€ million

2016 figures restated

Gains on retirements of noncurrent assets

 

64

 

173

Reversal of impairment losses on receivables

 

18

 

23

Reversals of unutilized provisions

 

122

 

26

Gains from derivatives

 

255

 

291

Miscellaneous operating income

 

328

 

351

Total

 

787

 

864

of which special items

 

115

 

14

Gains on retirements of noncurrent assets included an €81 million gain from the sale of trademark rights for the Vagitrol™, Benadon™, Claradol™, Transipeg™ and Colopeg™ brands and some smaller brands (Consumer Health segment). In addition, a €49 million gain was realized on the sale of capitalized transfer rights by Bayer 04 Leverkusen Fußball GmbH (All Other Segments), Germany. In the Crop Science segment, a license agreement for herbicide active ingredients with FMC Corporation, United States resulted in income of €18 million..

Miscellaneous operating income includes a receivable relating to the nonfulifillment of a purchase obligation by one of our distribution partners in the amount of €34 million (Pharmaceuticals segment). The Crop Science segment received €25 million from insurers. A further €13 million was generated by the sale of research data following patent expirations (Crop Science segment). The transfer of a database to the joint venture Cooksonia Opco LLC, United States, with Ginkgo Bioworks, Inc., United States, brought additional income of €9 million for the Crop Science segment. In addition, a claim for damages of €8 million resulting from an infringement of a patent for Yasmin™ was recorded in the Pharmaceuticals segment.

Income from reversals of unutilized provisions included €9 million from the reversal of provisions for the Yasmin™ / YAZ™ litigation (2016: €104 million).

Furthermore, in 2016 miscellaneous operating income included a gain of €32 million at Bayer 04 Leverkusen Fußball GmbH from the sale of non-capitalized transfer rights (All Other Segments). In the Crop Science segment, milestone payments led to income of €21 million. In the Pharmaceuticals segment, a €14 million compensation payment was received in connection with the closure of the production site in Putuo, China. A €10 million gain (All Other Segments) was incurred on the sale of the BAYQUIK™ technology to Chemetics, Inc., Canada (Corporate Functions segment).

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