Other financial commitments
The total amount of other financial commitments was stated as21,140 as of June 30, 2018 (as of December 31, 2017: 20,507 ; as of June 30, 2017; 21,747 ).
Capital expenditures in relation to whichroup has entered into contractual obligations as of the balance sheet date, but for which no consideration has yet been received, are broken down as follows:
Committed capital expenditures
Property, plant and equipment
Acquisition of financial assets
The increase in the committed capital expenditures in property, plant and equipment is due particularly to planned investment projects resulting fromroup s own construction services; this is opposed mainly by the acquisitions of new rolling stock. In the case of some supply arrangements, there are independent admissions of guilt with regard to fulfilling the order commitment; these are opposed by claims of the same amount, backed by bank guarantees and insurance policies with very good ratings. The committed capital expenditures in property, plant and equipment also contains future obligations for vehicles in connection with transport contracts to be recognized in accordance with 12.
The acquisition of financial assets relates to outstand-ing deposits (which have not been called in) at the European Company for the Financing of Railroad Rolling Stock (), Basel/Switzerland.
Other financial commitments relate to future minimum leasing payments from operating lease agreements.