13. Property, Plant and Equipment

in thousands of EUR

Notes

Buildings and leasehold improvements

Machinery and equipment

Furniture and vehicles

Total

At 1 January 2015

Cost

479,399

535,356

329,128

1,343,883

Accumulated depreciation and impairment

-289,181

-406,116

-240,860

-936,157

Carrying amount

190,218

129,240

88,269

407,727

Movements in 2015

Acquisitions

3,499

2,096

307

5,902

Additions

53,482

40,778

37,490

131,750

Disposals / retirements

- 2,397

- 1,893

- 854

- 5,144

Depreciation charge

8

- 38,732

- 40,172

- 28,254

- 107,158

Reclassification

160

- 688

485

- 43

Exchange differences

- 607

- 460

- 655

- 1,722

At 31 December 2015

205,623

128,901

96,788

431,312

At 1 January 2016

Cost

516,903

552,036

358,287

1,427,226

Accumulated depreciation and impairment

-311,280

-423,135

-261,499

-995,914

Carrying amount

205,623

128,901

96,788

431,312

Movements in 2016

Acquisitions

6

125

1,434

- 57

1,502

Additions

61,777

39,055

39,146

139,978

Disposals / retirements

- 2,512

- 2,444

- 2,349

- 7,305

Depreciation charge

8

- 41,673

- 39,571

- 28,825

- 110,069

Reclassification

179

- 5,566

5,144

- 243

Impairment loss

-

- 39

- 159

- 198

Exchange differences

- 5,989

- 3,553

- 1,615

- 11,157

At 31 December 2016

217,530

118,217

108,073

443,820

Cost

516,478

491,483

385,332

1,393,293

Accumulated depreciation and impairment

- 298,948

- 373,266

- 277,259

- 949,473

Carrying amount

217,530

118,217

108,073

443,820

Leased assets included under machinery and equipment and furniture and vehicles, where the Group is a lessee under a financial lease, comprise mainly furniture and fixtures. The carrying amount of assets leased is €2,046 (2015: €1,958).

The impairment loss in 2016 represents the write-down of certain items of furniture and fixtures in the Other Europe segment. This was recognized in the Income Statement within general and administrative costs.