22. Other assets

Other assets31 December 201331 December 2012
Prepayments relating to reinsurance 63 272 54 335
IT expenses 18 202 11 274
Inventories: 93 240 80 214
- materials 39 572 36 026
- products and goods 53 422 43 801
- claim recoveries 246 387
Other assets 20 735 32 823
Total other assets 195 449 178 646
Other assets31 December 201331 December 2012
Short-term 192 664 175 251
Long-term 2 785 3 395
Total other assets 195 449 178 646

Inventories

Inventories (other information)31 December 201331 December 2012
Net book value of inventories (claim recoveries) carried at fair value less costs to sell 246 409
Book value of inventories pledged as security for liabilities 19 800 39 600

In 2013 the companies in the PZU Group recognized a reverseal of impairment loss on the inventories of PLN 150 thousand (in 2012 recognition of impairment loss of PLN 498 thousand).