[*] For information on Brazil Domestic and China Domestic, refer to note 4 of the interim financial statements
Overall, performance continued trends of previous quarters. Year-on-year performance comparison distorted by negative working day impact.
Europe & MEA consignment volumes grew but yields declined in still-challenging trading conditions. Cost control lessened negative impact on profitability, which was in line with expectations.
Asia Pacific revenue declined due to targeted reductions in large customer volumes and continuing weak demand. Operating income flat, supported by improvements in business portfolio and cost reduction measures.
Brazil improving results from further turnaround measures, including yield actions and cost savings.