|31 December 2016||31 December 2015|
|Raw materials, supplies and consumables||1,254||-|
|Work in progress and semi-finished goods||990||-|
|Finished goods and merchandise||25||-|
|Advances to suppliers||651||-|
Advances to suppliers mainly related to programmes concerning aircraft (mainly C27J, B787, EFA and ATR) and, to a lesser extent, helicopters and Electronics.
Provisions for write-down are entered against the various categories of inventories to cover any obsolescence, slow-moving items or if the entry value is higher than net realisable value, for a total amount of €mil. 471.