Following is a breakdown of other operating costs:
|Costs for services rendered by Group companies and other related parties||24,953||27,207|
|Costs for services rendered by third parties||24,047||26,965|
|Compensation component from stock option and stock grant plans||6,005||8,689|
|Leases and rentals||4,245||4,017|
|Purchase of goods||729||744|
|Depreciation of property, plant and equipment||1,894||1,856|
|Amortization of intangible assets||152||148|
|Misc. operating costs||10,170||6,633|
|Total other operating costs||72,195||76,259|
Costs for services rendered by Group companies primarily consisted of support and consulting services in the administrative area, as well as IT systems, public relations, payroll, security, real estate and internal audit services (see Note 29).
Costs for services rendered by third parties principally included legal, administrative, financial and IT services.
For 2013, compensation for the directors and statutory auditors of Fiat S.p.A. totaled €4,372 thousand and €239 thousand, respectively. For directors, that compensation includes fees approved by shareholders, as well as compensation set by the Board of Directors for directors with specific responsibilities.
The compensation component from stock option and stock grant plans represents the notional cost of options granted to the Chief Executive Officer (see Note 18).
Miscellaneous operating costs consist of membership fees and contributions to trade associations, indirect taxes and duties (property tax, non-deductible sales tax, etc.), prior year expenses and other minor charges.