Other complementary information on contracts

Other complementary information on construction contracts and other contracts recognised on a percentage-of-completion basis

At 31 December 2007, the Trade receivables item includes a deduction of 69 million euro (136 million euro at 31 December 2006) relating to German-method contracts and customer bill notes discounted prior to maturity. These assets have been written off the balance sheet since it is considered that they meet the conditions stipulated in paragraph 20 of IAS 39 regarding the derecognition of financial assets.

Finally, with respect to construction contracts, set out below is a breakdown of ordinary revenues recognised during the period and contracts in progress at the closing date: 

 Breakdown of ordinary revenues