7. Earnings share of operating/non-operating companies recognised at equity
The earnings of operating companies recognised at equity that have an operational relation to the ordinary business activities are shown in the income statement in the EBIT item. It amounts to €19 million (2019/20: €14 million). Of this, €10 million (2019/20: €6 million) is attributable to the METRO Western Europe (excluding Germany) segment and €7 million (2019/20: €7 million) to the Others segment as well as €3 million (2019/20: €1 million) to the METRO Asia segment.