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Consolidated balance sheet as at 31 December 2008

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US$ million     Note   2008 2007
Intangible assets     13   3,006 1,556
Tangible assets     14   29,545 23,534
Environmental rehabilitation trusts     15   244 252
Investments in associates     16   3,612 3,341
Financial asset investments     18   3,115 4,780
Trade and other receivables     20   94 159
Deferred tax assets     26   258 474
Other financial assets (derivatives)     24   4
Other non-current assets         167 105
Total non-current assets         40,045 34,201
Inventories     19   2,702 2,344
Trade and other receivables     20   2,929 3,572
Current tax assets         471 223
Other current financial assets (derivatives)     24   372 535
Current financial asset investments     18   173
Cash and cash equivalents     30b   2,771 3,129
Total current assets         9,418 9,803
Assets classified as held for sale     34   275 758
Total assets         49,738 44,762
Trade and other payables     21   (4,770) (3,950)
Short term borrowings     23   (6,784) (5,895)
Short term provisions     25   (168) (142)
Current tax liabilities         (804) (992)
Other current financial liabilities (derivatives)     24   (1,436) (501)
Total current liabilities         (13,962) (11,480)
Medium and long term borrowings     23   (7,211) (2,404)
Retirement benefit obligations     27   (401) (444)
Other financial liabilities (derivatives)     24   (61) (85)
Deferred tax liabilities     26   (4,555) (4,650)
Provisions for liabilities and charges     25   (1,317) (1,082)
Other non-current liabilities         (395)
Total non-current liabilities         (13,940) (8,665)
Liabilities directly associated with assets classified as held for sale     34   (80) (287)
Total liabilities         (27,982) (20,432)
Net assets         21,756 24,330

Equity
           
Called-up share capital     28,29   738 738
Share premium account     29   2,713 2,713
Other reserves     29   (2,057) 3,155
Retained earnings     29   18,827 15,855
Equity attributable to equity shareholders of the Company         20,221 22,461
Minority interests     29   1,535 1,869
Total equity         21,756 24,330

The financial statements were approved by the Board of directors on 19 February 2009.

  • Cynthia Carroll

    Chief executive

  • René Médori

    Finance director