July 29, 2009 - Business development impacted by global recession also in the second quarter.
- Group EBIT of minus €1,005 million (Q2 2008: plus €2,053 million)
- Net loss of €1,062 million (Q2 2008: net profit of €1,395 million)
- Revenue significantly below prior-year level at €19.6 billion
- Operating profitability expected to improve gradually in the course of the year