(Amounts in EUR 1,000) 2016 2015
Increase in provisions 47,343 5,807
Reversals of previous provisions -25,580 -88
Net impairment losses 21,763 5,719
Recoveries on claims -1,924 -3,210
Net loan losses 19,839 2,509

See also Note 11 ‘Loans outstanding and guarantee commitments’.