To ensure comparability of the data, the financial results are given in SDR for all countries. The exchange rate used to convert the data is given under heading 1.5. covers all operating revenue, including:
income from the sale of services: postal charges (stamps, franking marks, etc.), income from passenger transport operations, the giro service and the postal savings bank service;
remuneration for the transport and delivery of international mail;
remuneration from public or private non-postal operators (e.g. road, rail or sea carriers);
various subsidies received from the State, community, public or private institutions;
other income (e.g. insurance policies sold by the operator).