4. Other operating income/(expenses)

The Other operating income/(expenses) were a net income of €23,922 thousand in 2014 (€10,962 thousand in 2013) and consist of miscellaneous operating costs which cannot be allocated to specifi c functional areas, such as indirect taxes and duties, and accruals for various provisions not attributable to other items of Cost of sales or Selling, general and administrative costs, net of income arising from trading operations which is not attributable to the sale of goods and services.