7. Other income

Million CHF

Jan–Sept
2016
Unaudited

Jan–Sept
2015
Unaudited

July–Sept
2016
Unaudited

July–Sept
2015
Unaudited

Dividends earned

6

3

2

2

Net gain on disposal before taxes

451

588

439

147

Revaluation gain on previously held equity interest

0

511

0

511

Other

63

0

38

0

Total other income

520

1,102

479

660

In 2016, the position “Net gain on disposal before taxes” mainly includes:

  • a gain on the disposal of Holcim (Maroc) S.A. of CHF 236 million and
  • a gain on the disposal of Holcim (Lanka) Ltd of CHF 225 million.

In 2015, the position “Net gain on disposal before taxes” mainly included:

  • a gain on the disposal of LafargeHolcim’s entire remaining stake in Siam City Cement Public Company Limited of CHF 371 million,
  • a gain on the disposal of LafargeHolcim entire lime business in New Zealand of CHF 68 million,
  • a gain on the disposal of operations and assets to CRH in Europe, North America and Brazil of 63 million and
  • a gain on the disposal of Holcim (Česko) a.s. in Czech Republic and LafargeHolcim’s Gador cement plant and Yeles grinding station in Spain to Cemex of CHF 61 million.

In 2015, the position “Revaluation gain on previously held equity interest” comprised:

  • the revaluation gain on the previously held equity interest of Lafarge Cement Egypt S.A.E. and of Unicem amounting to CHF 357 million and CHF 181 million respectively and
  • in connection with these acquisitions in stages, the reclassification of a foreign exchange loss for Lafarge Cement Egypt S.A.E. of CHF 33 million and a foreign exchange gain for Unicem of CHF 6 million.

Additional information is disclosed in note 2.