Key items impacting financial result

Exel Composites’ main cost items impacting profitability are:

Income taxes

In 2017 EUR 0.7 million (0.4) were paid in income taxes.

Exchange rates

Exel Composites’ functional currency is euro. Other key currencies for the Group are AUD (Australia), GBP (United Kingdom), RMB (China), SEK (Sweden), USD (USA) and HKD (Hong Kong).

In 2017 exchange rates impacted revenue by -1.0%.

Debt structure and covenants

The Group’s exposure to the risk of changes in the market interest rates relates primarily to the Group’s loans. The effect of one percentage point in the interest rates on 31 December 2017 was EUR 164 thousand (EUR 102 thousand in 2016).
Exel Composites Oyj, Vantaa head office, Mäkituvantie 5, FI-01510 Vantaa, Finland