8. Other unusual income/(expenses)

Other unusual expenses were $40 million in 2014, mainly due to the closure of an indirect taxes claim, to costs for the rationalization of strategic suppliers and other minor items. In 2013, Other unusual expenses amounted to $77 million, mainly including expenses related to the dissolution of the previous joint venture with Barclays and its consolidation into the Group’s Financial Services business of $41 million, as well as costs for the rationalization of strategic suppliers.