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Cash Flow Statement

in € m 2018 2017
Earnings before taxes (EBT) 347.3 238.0
Depreciation, write-downs (+)/write-ups (–) of non-current assets 371.3 390.4
Income tax paid (–)/refunded (+) –48.4 –30.4
Other non-cash expenses (+)/income (–) 128.4 256.1
Interest expenses 79.6 99.7
Gain (–)/loss (+) from the disposal of non-current assets 8.8 –11.1
Increase (–)/decrease (+) in inventories –198.1 –262.4
Increase (–)/decrease (+) in trade receivables and other assets not attributable to investment or financing activities –83.9 –235.8
Use of provisions affecting payments, excluding use of tax provisions –234.1 –243.6
Increase (+)/decrease (–) in trade payables and other liabilities not attributable to investment or financing activities 157.0 72.8
Cash inflow from operating activities 527.8 273.7
Cash inflow from the disposal of non-current assets 0.9 28.5
Cash outflow for investments in intangible assets and property, plant
and equipment
–342.5 –296.9
Cash inflow from investments of funds 112.3 255.0
Payments for financial investments –108.0 –200.0
Cash inflow from the disposal of other non-current assets 8.8 14.2
Cash outflow for investments in other non-current assets –261.0 –140.9
Cash outflow from investment activities –589.5 –340.1
Cash outflow in payments to company owners –24.3 –16.2
Deposits from taking out loans and other financial debts 15.9
Repayment of loans and other financial liabilities –16.8 –13.4
Payments for loans –0.1
Interest paid –40.5 –33.9
Cash outflow from financing activities –65.7 –63.6
Cash and cash equivalents at the start of the period 679.4 818.1
Cash and cash equivalents relating to changes in the consolidated group 2.6 4.0
Gains and losses from changes in foreign exchange rates 0.9 –12.8
Payment-related changes in cash and cash equivalents –127.4 –129.9
Cash and cash equivalents at the end of the period 555.6 679.4
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