1 Includes “Consulting and Information Systems” and “Engineering & Projects“ businesses.
2 Nuclear operations: operations in the Mining, Front End, Reactors & Services and Back End Business Groups and in Engineering & Projects (recognized under Corporate & Other)
It should be noted that revenue may vary significantly from one quarter to the next in the nuclear operations. Accordingly, quarterly data should not be viewed as a reliable indicator of annual trends.
Over the first nine months of 2014, AREVA generated consolidated revenue of 5.558 billion euros, a decrease of 14.3% (-12.9% like for like) compared to the same period in 2013.
In the nuclear operations, revenue totaled 5.453 billion euros over the first 9 months of 2014, versus 6.330 billion euros for the first 9 months of 2013, a 13.9% decrease (-13.1% like for like). Revenue in the Front End BG rose 13.2% (+13.8% like for like). Revenue in the Mining, Reactors & Services and Back End BGs declined 44.8% (-43.5% like for like), 7.7% (-6.5% like for like) and 24.0% (-24.3% like for like) respectively.
Foreign exchange had a negative impact of 54 million euros over the period, while consolidation scope had a negative impact of 46 million euros.
Third quarter 2014 revenue came to 1.669 billion euros, a 15.3% decrease (-14.1% like for like) compared to the third quarter of 2013. Consolidation scope had a negative impact of 28 million euros over the period, while foreign exchange had practically no impact.
Revenue in the nuclear operations amounted to 1.655 billion euros in the 3rd quarter of 2014, a drop of 14.2% compared to the 3rd quarter of 2013 (-14.3% like for like).
Over the first 9 months of 2014, revenue in France came to 2.645 billion euros, a 3.2% decrease compared to the first 9 months of 2013. Over the same period, revenue from international operations totaled 2.913 billion euros, a drop of 22.3% compared to the first 9 months of 2013.
At September 30, 2014, the group’s backlog was 46.076 billion euros, an increase of 11.4% compared to September 30, 2013 (41.365 billion euros). This is a record level for the nuclear operations since the group's creation. It should be noted that the backlog does not include all of the umbrella agreement signed with EDF, announced on October 2, 2014, for the supply of design and fuel fabrication services for the French nuclear reactors from 2015 to 2021. It should also be noted that it does not include the amount of agreements signed with EDF in October 2013 for the EPR reactors project at Hinkley Point in the United Kingdom and for the related fuel.