Pursuant to an energy supply agreement between Energie AG Oberösterreich Trading GmbH and VERBUND AG, the Group procures a certain annual amount of electricity on the basis of standard market products. The cost of the delivered electricity is recognised under material costs.

There is an obligation for the next fiscal year in the amount of EUR 10,170.0 thousand (previous year: EUR 7,615.6 thousand) resulting from long-term rental, lease and occupancy contracts for the use of property, plant and equipment not shown in the balance sheet. The total amount of these obligations for the next five years is EUR 31,537.4 thousand (previous year: EUR 31,574.9 thousand), for terms in excess of five years, EUR 11,224.0 thousand (previous year: EUR 18,089.4 thousand).