Raw materials and consumables used and purchase of services

(EUR 000) 31.12.2011 31.12.2010
Purchase of materials 215,161 243,239
Change in inventories 5,206 1,129
Purchase of services 452,342 446,361
Rent and operating leases 22,540 21,297
Total raw materials and consumables used and purchase of services from third parties 695,249 712,026
Total raw materials and consumables used and purchase of services from related parties 87,025 120,777
Total raw materials and consumables used and purchase of services 782,274 832,803

Raw materials and consumables used and purchase of services showed a decrease of EUR 50,529 thousand, compared with the previous financial year due to the lower production achieved.

Specifically, the decrease in raw materials and consumables used from third parties was equal to EUR 16,777 thousand and the decrease in raw materials and consumables used from related parties was equal to EUR 33,752 thousand and is mainly attributable to the related concern Selex Communications SpA for the suspension of the activities in Libya.

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