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Operating profit includes share of associates’ operating profit (before share of associates’ tax, finance charges and minority interest) and is before special items and remeasurements, unless otherwise stated. See note 3 to the financial statements for operating profit on a total Group basis. For definition of special items and remeasurements see note 7 to the financial statements and see note 35 for information on discontinued operations.
Operations considered core to the Group are Base Metals, Platinum, Ferrous Metals’ core businesses (Kumba Iron Ore, Scaw Metals, Samancor Manganese and Anglo Ferrous Brazil), Coal and Diamonds.
Capital expenditure relates to total Group cash expenditure on tangible assets.
Unless otherwise stated tonnes are metric tons, ‘Mt’ denotes million tonnes and ‘kt’ denotes thousand tonnes.
Unless otherwise stated ‘$’ and ‘dollar’ denote US dollars.