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Consolidated income statement for the year ended 31 December 2008

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US$ million




Note
Before
special items
and
remeasurements
2008
Special
items and
remeasurements
(note 7)
2008




2008
Before
special items
and
remeasurements
2007
Special
items and
remeasurements
(note 7)
2007




2007
Group revenue 2 26,311 26,311 25,470 25,470
Total operating costs   (18,330) (1,131) (19,461) (16,952) (246) (17,198)
Operating profit from subsidiaries and joint ventures 2,4 7,981 (1,131) 6,850 8,518 (246) 8,272
Net profit on disposals 7 1,009 1,009 460 460
Share of net income from associates 2,16 1,303 (190) 1,113 640 (443) 197
Total profit from operations and associates 2 9,284 (312) 8,972 9,158 (229) 8,929
Investment income   589 589 616 616  
Interest expense   (850) (850) (797) (797)  
Other financing (losses)/gains   (191) 51 (140) 44 29 73  
Net finance costs 8 (452) 51 (401) (137) 29 (108)
Profit before tax   8,832 (261) 8,571 9,021 (200) 8,821
Income tax expense 10 (2,545) 94 (2,451) (2,676) (17) (2,693)
Profit for the financial year – continuing operations   6,287 (167) 6,120 6,345 (217) 6,128
Profit for the financial year – discontinued operations 35 318 1,726 2,044
Profit for the financial year – total Group   6,287 (167) 6,120 6,663 1,509 8,172
Attributable to (continuing operations):
Minority interests   1,050 (145) 905 868 (34) 834
Equity shareholders of the Company 3 5,237 (22) 5,215 5,477 (183) 5,294
Attributable to (discontinued operations):
Minority interests   34 34
Equity shareholders of the Company 3 284 1,726 2,010
Attributable to (total Group):
Minority interests   1,050 (145) 905 902 (34) 868
Equity shareholders of the Company 3 5,237 (22) 5,215 5,761 1,543 7,304

Earnings per share (US$)
             
Basic – continuing operations 12     4.34     4.04
Basic – discontinued operations 12         1.54
Basic – total Group 12     4.34     5.58
Diluted – continuing operations 12     4.29     3.99
Diluted – discontinued operations 12         1.51
Diluted – total Group 12     4.29     5.50

Dividends
Proposed ordinary dividend per share (US cents)           86
Proposed ordinary dividend (US$ million)           1,031

Ordinary dividends paid during the year per share
(US cents)

11



130



113
Ordinary dividends paid during the year (US$ million) 11     1,538     1,527
Dividend in specie (US$ million) 11         3,718

Underlying earnings and underlying earnings per share are set out in note 12.