Annual Report 2020

Consolidated Statement of Cash Flows

D.04 Consolidated Statement of Cash Flows

2020 2019
In millions of euros
Profit before income taxes 6,339 3,830
Depreciation and amortization/impairments 8,957 7,751
Other non-cash expense and income -836 24
Gains (-)/losses (+) on disposals of assets 131 -761
Change in operating assets and liabilities
Inventories 2,039 99
Trade receivables 1,339 -346
Trade payables -299 -1,625
Receivables from financial services 2,397 -4,664
Vehicles on operating leases 1,822 -1,156
Other operating assets and liabilities 653 5,641
Dividends received from equity-method investments 1,783 1,202
Income taxes paid -1,993 -2,107
Cash provided by operating activities 22,332 7,888
Additions to property, plant and equipment -5,741 -7,199
Additions to intangible assets -2,819 -3,636
Proceeds from disposals of property, plant and equipment and intangible assets 365 429
Investments in shareholdings -661 -1,619
Proceeds from disposals of shareholdings 259 394
Acquisition of marketable debt securities and similar investments -3,792 -5,960
Proceeds from sales of marketable debt securities and similar investments 5,941 7,014
Other 27 -30
Cash used for investing activities -6,421 -10,607
Change in short-term financing liabilities -3,263 840
Additions to long-term financing liabilities 53,713 63,607
Repayment of long-term financing liabilities -59,953 -55,043
Dividend paid to shareholders of Daimler AG -963 -3,477
Dividends paid to non-controlling interests -282 -263
Proceeds from the issue of share capital 31 85
Acquisition of treasury shares -30 -42
Acquisition of non-controlling interests in subsidiaries - -79
Cash used for/provided by financing activities -10,747 5,628
Effect of foreign exchange rate changes on cash and cash equivalents -999 121
Net increase in cash and cash equivalents 4,165 3,030
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period 18,883 15,853
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period 23,048 18,883
1 See Note 29 for other information on Consolidated Statement of Cash Flows.
Consolidated Statement of Financial Position
Consolidated Statement of Changes in Equity