22 Inventories

EUR million 31 Dec 2015 31 Dec 2014
Materials and supplies 32.0 39.1
Building plots and real estate 107.2 118.2
Housing under construction 111.9 167.7
Commercial property under construction 6.4 7.9
Other work in progress 20.2 27.7
Advance payments 2.2 18.7
Completed apartments 77.0 96.0
Completed commercial property 21.2 21.1
Products and goods 24.0 27.5

402.0 524.0

In 2015, the company recorded costs, other than those arising from sale, reducing the carrying amount of inventories a total of EUR 20.3 million (8.3). The most significant single write-down in 2015 was the write-down of the planned Ilmatar residential project having EUR 12.9 million effect on the company’s result. In 2014 write-downs in Russian operations - segment totalled EUR 3.0 million. Paving segment’s share of the write-downs totalled EUR 3.5 million (1.1), and were mainly due to write-downs of mineral aggregates inventory. Building construction, Finland -segment’s write-downs were primarily due to project development costs and their amount totalled EUR 2.6 million (4.1). In addition, other operations recorded a EUR 1.3 write-down to an individual plot.