5. Costs for materials €/000 714,453

These totalled €/000 714,453 compared to €/000 835,352 in 2012.
The percentage accounting for net revenues decreased, from 59.4% in 2012 to 58.9% in the current period following the lower impact of purchases of scooters from the Chinese affiliated company Zongshen Piaggio Foshan, which are sold on European and Asian markets and whose value during 2013 amounted to €/000 23,143 (€/000 32,802 in 2012).

The following table details the content of this financial statement item:

In thousands of Euros 
Raw, ancillary materials, consumables and goods705,693818,503(112,810)
Change in inventories of raw, ancillary materials, consumables and goods 1,1446,886(5,742)
Change in work in progress of semifinished and finished products7,6169,963(2,347)
Total costs for purchases714,453835,352(120,899)