Statement of cash flows

BASF Group

Statement of cash flows1 (in million €)

 

 

2014

2013
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

 

5,155

4,792

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

 

3,455

3,314

Changes in inventories

 

(606)

(95)

Changes in receivables

 

97

1,056

Changes in operating liabilities and other provisions

 

(190)

(247)

Changes in pension provisions, defined benefit assets and other items

 

(697)

(717)

Gains (−)/losses (+) from disposal of noncurrent assets and securities

 

(256)

(3)

Cash provided by operating activities

 

6,958

8,100

 

 

 

 

Payments for property, plant and equipment and intangible assets

 

(5,296)

(4,873)

Payments for financial assets and securities

 

(1,131)

(796)

Payments for acquisitions

 

(963)

(1,156)

Payments from divestitures

 

1,336

63

Payments from the disposal of noncurrent assets and securities

 

1,558

768

Cash used in investing activities

 

(4,496)

(5,994)

 

 

 

 

Capital increases/repayments and other equity transactions

 

Additions to financial and similar liabilities

 

6,048

5,636

Repayment of financial and similar liabilities

 

(5,760)

(4,808)

Dividends paid

 

 

 

To shareholders of BASF SE

 

(2,480)

(2,388)

minority shareholders

 

(286)

(314)

Cash used in financing activities

 

(2,478)

(1,874)

Net changes in cash and cash equivalents

 

(16)

232

 

 

 

 

Change in cash and cash equivalents

 

 

 

From foreign exchange rates

 

(90)

(60)

changes in scope of consolidation

 

(3)

1

Cash and cash equivalents at the beginning of the year

 

1,827

1,654

Cash and cash equivalents at the end of the year

 

1,718

1,827