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Part of the audited Consolidated Financial Statements and Management´s Analysis

Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows BASF Group

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Consolidated statements of cash flows1 (million €)

 

 

2008

2007

1

More information on the Consolidated Statement of Cash Flows can be found in the Liquidity and Capital Resources section of the Management´s Analysis. Other information on cash flow can be found in Note 10.

2

This includes liquid funds of €3 million from the reclassification of the disposal group (2007: minus €3 million).

Net income

2,912

4,065

Depreciation and amortization of intangible assets, property, plant and equipment and financial assets

3,180

2,947

Changes in pension provisions, defined benefit assets
and other non-cash items

271

(164)

Net gains from disposal of long-term assets and securities

(1)

(42)

Changes in inventories

136

(335)

Changes in receivables

(739)

(864)

Changes in operating liabilities and other provisions

(736)

200

Cash provided by operating activities

5,023

5,807

 

 

 

Payments related to intangible assets and property,
plant and equipment

(2,521)

(2,562)

Payments related to financial assets and securities

(976)

(755)

Payments related to acquisitions

(637)

(635)

Proceeds from divestitures

73

99

Proceeds from the disposal of long-term assets and securities

601

241

Cash used in investing activities

(3,460)

(3,612)

 

 

 

Capital increases/repayments and other equity transactions

45

150

Share repurchases

(1,618)

(1,899)

Proceeds from the addition of financial liabilities

6,271

3,162

Repayment of financial liabilities

(2,082)

(2,025)

Dividends paid

 

 

To shareholders of BASF SE

(1,831)

(1,484)

To minority shareholders

(326)

(140)

Cash provided by (used in) financing activities

459

(2,236)

Net changes in cash and cash equivalents

2,022

(41)

 

 

 

Effects on cash and cash equivalents

 

 

From foreign exchange rates

(31)

(9)

From changes in scope of consolidation2

18

(17)

Cash and cash equivalents at the beginning of the year

767

834

Cash and cash equivalents at the end of the year

2,776

767

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