Note 8 – Other operating expenses

Group 2016 2015
Net movements in exchange rates on receivables/liabilities of an operating nature 1
Capital loss on sales of fixed assets 1 0
Restructuring expenses 11
Write-down of assets 34 124
Other 4 4
Total 51 128
Parent Company 2016  2015
Net movements in exchange rates on receivables/liabilities of an operating nature 0
Restructuring expenses 1
Total 1 0

During the first quarter 2016, the Board of Directors of BE Group decided to close the unprofitable operations in the Czech Republic and Slovakia as well as the production facility in Estonia. The operations in Slovakia and Estonia was closed, while the sale of flat carbon steel and aluminium will be discontinued on the Czech market. A sale of the company´s property in the Czech Republic remains and the formal liquidation of the Slovakian company has commenced. No additional costs are expected to arise. The closure of the Group´s production operations in Estonia was completed earlier in the year. The Group´s distribution operations in Estonia is not affected.

During the year, sales in operations under restructuring amounted to SEK 155 M (386). The operating result amounted to SEK -52 M (-32) and adjusted for  inventory losses and non-recurring items of SEK -41 M (-21), the underlying result was SEK -11 (-11).