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Notes to the Consolidated Financial Statements

18. Inventories

All figures in millions 2007 2006
Raw materials 24 26
Work in progress 30 28
Finished goods 314 300
368 354

The cost of inventories relating to continuing operations recognised as an expense and included in the income statement in cost of goods sold amounted to 732m (2006: 702m). In 2007 47m (2006: 46m) of inventory provisions was charged in the income statement. None of the inventory is pledged as security.

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