(38) Related-party disclosures
Als dem DB-Konzern nahestehende Unternehmen und Personen im Sinne des IAS 24 (Angaben über Beziehungen zu nahestehenden Unternehmen und Personen) gelten:
Relations with the Federal Republic of Germany
Purchases of products and services mainly comprise the fees paid to the Federal Government within the framework of the pro forma billing of the allocated civil servants as well as cost refunds for staff secondments in the service provision field.
Relations with federal companies
Most of the transactions carried out in accordance with IAS 24 in the period under review and in the previous year period related to operations, and overall were of minor significance for DB Group.
Relations with affiliated non-consolidated companies
In the year under review, DB Group purchased products and services worth € 123 million (previous year: € 189 million), mainly for purchasing passenger and freight transport services.
Relations with the management board and supervisory board of DB AG
The following section sets out the transactions between DB Group and the members of the Management Board and the Supervisory Board, as well as the companies in which members of the Management Board or the Supervisory Board own a majority interest.