Note 10 – Inventories
|Raw materials and consumables||174||165||–||–|
|Work in progress||7||8||–||–|
|Finished goods and goods for resale||559||435||97||88|
|Advance payments to suppliers||31||18||8||10|
The change in inventories is reported under the item “Costs of goods sold” and, for the Group, amounts to SEK 3,833 m (2017: 3,361). The corresponding item for the Parent Company amounts to SEK 798 m (2017: 772).
The Group’s impairment write-down of inventory to the net realizable value amounts to SEK 6 m (2017: 5). The Parent Company’s reported impairment write-down of inventory amounts to SEK 3 m (2017: 2). Impairment losses have been reversed in 2018 in the amount of SEK 1 m (2017: 0).