5.7 Other operating expense

  For the first half of
(€’000) 2014 2013 restated
Accruals to the provisions for risks and charges 699 317
Membership fees 538 559
Losses on sales of property, plant and equipment and intangible assets 22 133
Exchange rate losses on operating items 3,250 3,910
Losses to complete contracts (3,951) (740)
Interest and other operating expense 882 1,943
Indirect taxes 1,418 1,300
Other operating expense 1,160 1,002
Total other third party operating expense 4,018 8,424
Other related party operating expense 65 48
Total other operating expense 4,083 8,472

Other operating expense of €4,083 thousand fell €4,389 thousand mainly as a result of the use of the provision for losses to complete contracts arising from actual project costs, incurred, in particular, by the parent Ansaldo STS S.p.A. and Ansaldo STS France and smaller exchange rate losses on operating items.

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