Statement of cash flows
BASF Group

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Statement of cash flows1 (million €)

 

2013

2012
(restated)

1

More information on the Statement of Cash Flows can be found in the Management’s Report (Financial Position). Other information on cash flows can be found in Note 29.

Net income

4,842

4,819

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

3,196

3,288

Changes in inventories

(215)

(672)

Changes in receivables

512

(1,104)

Changes in operating liabilities and other provisions

508

932

Changes in pension provisions, defined benefit assets, net assets of disposal groups and other noncash items

(970)

(223)

Net gains from disposal of noncurrent assets and securities

(3)

(438)

Cash provided by operating activities

7,870

6,602

 

 

 

Payments related to property, plant and equipment and intangible assets

(4,660)

(4,015)

Payments related to financial assets and securities

(784)

(144)

Payments related to acquisitions

(1,156)

(1,043)

Proceeds from divestitures

63

724

Proceeds from the disposal of noncurrent assets and securities

768

501

Cash used in investing activities

(5,769)

(3,977)

 

 

 

Capital increases/repayments and other equity transactions

(1)

Proceeds from the addition of financial and similar liabilities

5,636

4,904

Repayment of financial and similar liabilities

(4,808)

(5,247)

Dividends paid

 

 

To shareholders of BASF SE

(2,388)

(2,296)

minority shareholders

(314)

(264)

Cash used in financing activities

(1,874)

(2,904)

Net changes in cash and cash equivalents

227

(279)

 

 

 

Effects on cash and cash equivalents

 

 

From foreign exchange rates

(60)

21

changes in scope of consolidation

1

2

Cash and cash equivalents at the beginning of the year

1,647

1,903

Cash and cash equivalents at the end of the year

1,815

1,647