General information / accounting policies

      These Interim Consolidated Financial Statements of voestalpine AG as of September 30, 2021, for the first half of the business year 2021/22 were prepared in accordance with the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)—as adopted by the European Union—pursuant to IAS 34, Interim Financial Reporting, as well as the interpretations of the International Financial Reporting Interpre­tations Committee (IFRS-IC), which require application in 2021. The accounting policies are unchanged from the Consolidated Financial Statements for the business year 2020/21, with the exception of the changes below.

      The following new and revised Standards and Interpretations were adopted for the first time in the business year 2021/22:





      Effective date1






      IFRS 4, amendments


      Insurance Contracts – Deferral of IFRS 9


      January 1, 2021

      IFRS 9, IAS 39, IFRS 7, IFRS 4, and IFRS 16, amendments


      Interest Rate Benchmark Reform – Phase 2


      January 1, 2021

      IFRS 16, amendments


      COVID-19-Related Rent Concessions


      April 1, 2021







      In accordance with EU endorsements, these Standards are applicable to reporting periods beginning on or after the effective date.

      The amendments and new versions of Standards and Interpretations did not have any material effect on the voestalpine Group’s net assets, financial position, and results of operations.

      Further information on the other principles of preparation is provided in the Consolidated Financial Statements as of March 31, 2021, on which these Interim Consolidated Financial Statements are based.

      The Interim Consolidated Financial Statements are presented in millions of euros (the functional currency of the parent company). The use of automated calculation systems may result in rounding differences that affect amounts and percentages.

      Unless otherwise stated, comparative information relates to the first half of the business year 2020/21 (reporting date: September 30, 2020).

      The present Interim Consolidated Financial Statements have not been audited or reviewed by auditors.