Consolidated balance sheet

at December 31, before allocation of profit

In € millions

Note

 

2017

 

2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assets

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Non-current assets

 

 

 

 

 

Intangible assets

10

3,409

 

3,458

 

Property, plant and equipment

11

1,832

 

1,748

 

Deferred tax assets

8

575

 

559

 

Investments in associates and joint ventures

12

118

 

137

 

Other financial non-current assets

13

1,201

 

1,269

 

Total non-current assets

 

 

7,135

 

7,171

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current assets

 

 

 

 

 

Inventories

14

1,094

 

1,139

 

Current tax assets

8

62

 

74

 

Trade and other receivables

15

1,964

 

2,141

 

Short-term investments

19

 

5,460

 

Cash and cash equivalents

19

1,322

 

2,799

 

Assets held for sale

2

4,601

 

 

Total current assets

 

 

9,043

 

11,613

Total assets

 

 

16,178

 

18,784

 

 

 

 

 

 

Equity and liabilities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Equity

 

 

 

 

 

Shareholders’ equity

16

5,865

 

11,834

 

Non-controlling interests

16

442

 

204

 

Group equity

 

 

6,307

 

12,038

 

 

 

 

 

 

Non-current liabilities

 

 

 

 

 

Post-retirement benefit provisions

17

643

 

603

 

Other provisions

18

321

 

296

 

Deferred tax liabilities

8

285

 

368

 

Long-term borrowings

19

2,300

 

1,799

 

Total non-current liabilities

 

 

3,549

 

3,066

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current liabilities

 

 

 

 

 

Short-term borrowings

19

973

 

599

 

Current tax liabilities

8

118

 

225

 

Trade and other payables

20

2,794

 

2,645

 

Current portion of provisions

17, 18

241

 

211

 

Liabilities held for sale

2

2,196

 

 

Total current liabilities

 

 

6,322

 

3,680

Total equity and liabilities

 

 

16,178

 

18,784