1. Basis of presentation and accounting policies

The unaudited interim condensed consolidated financial statements of Precious Woods Group (hereinafter „interim financial statements”) for the six months ended 30 June 2018, have been prepared in accordance with IAS 34 and were authorized for issue by the Board of Directors on 15 August 2018. The interim financial statements do not include all information and disclosures required in the annual financial statements, and should be read in conjunction with the Group’s annual financial statements as at 31 December 2017. They mainly focus on new activities, events and circumstances and do not duplicate information previously reported.

With the exception of the changes to International Financial Reporting Standards (see Note 2), these statements have been prepared according to the same accounting policies as those followed for the Group’s annual financial statements 2017.

The reporting currency is Euro (EUR). All amounts are stated in million Euro (€ million), unless otherwise specified. Due to rounding, numbers presented throughout this report may not add up precisely to the totals provided. All ratios and variances are calculated using the underlying amount rather than the presented rounded amount.