Consolidated Cash Flow Statements for the years ended 31 March
   
 
2003 
2002 
Notes
US$m 
US$m 
Net cash inflow from operating activities 1,568 
975 
Dividends received from associates
27 

13 

Returns on investments and servicing of finance  
Interest received
39 
35 
Interest paid
(159)
(100)
Interest element of finance lease rental payments  
(11)
(12)
Dividends received from other investments  
Dividends paid to minority interests
(137)
(96)
Net cash outflow from returns on investments

 

 

  and servicing of finance
(265)
(171)
Taxation paid
(286)
(179)
Capital expenditure and financial investments
 
 
Purchase of tangible fixed assets  
(445)
(266)
Sale of tangible fixed assets 16 
16 
Purchase of investments (21)
(61)
Sale of investments  

12 

Net cash outflow for capital expenditure and    
  financial investments (447)
(299)
Acquisitions and disposals  
Purchase of subsidiary undertakings
(52)
(672)
Net cash/(overdraft) acquired with subsidiary undertakings 29
(2)
Sale of subsidiary undertakings 29
44 
Net cash disposed with subsidiary undertakings 29
(42)
– 
Purchase of shares from minorities
29
(8)
(32)
Purchase of shares in associates
(6)
(57)
Net funding from/(to) associates
(6)
Net cash outflow for acquisitions and disposals  

(54)

(768)

Equity dividends paid to shareholders  
(203)
(173)
Management of liquid resources  
 
Sale of short-term liquid instruments  
43 
12 
Cash withdrawn from short-term deposits  
Net cash inflow from management of liquid resources

44 

19 
Financing  
 
Issue of shares  
401 
Issue of shares to minorities  
New loans raised 26,27
190 
1,189 
Repayment of loans 26,27
(330)
(892)
Net cash (outflow)/inflow from financing  

(136)

699 
Increase in cash in the year

248 

116 
       
       
       
Equity minority interests
778 
745 
Capital employed
6,979 
3,054