Consolidated Statement of Cash Flows (*)

(€ million)Note20132012
A) CASH AND CASH EQUIVALENTS AT BEGINNING OF THE YEAR (21) 17,657 17,526
B) CASH FLOWS FROM/(USED IN) OPERATING ACTIVITIES DURING THE YEAR:      
Profit/(loss) for the year   1,951 896(**)
Amortization and depreciation   4,574 4,134
(Gains)/losses on disposal of:      
Property, plant and equipment and intangible assets   31 14
Investments   (8) 91
Other non-cash items (32) 522 562(**)
Dividends received   92 89
Change in provisions   444 77
Change in deferred taxes   (1,578) (72)
Change in items due to buy-back commitments (32) 92 (51)
Change in operating lease items (32) 1 (10)
Change in working capital   1,468 714
TOTAL   7,589 6,444
C) CASH FLOWS FROM/(USED IN) INVESTING ACTIVITIES:      
Investments in:      
Property, plant and equipment and intangible assets (32) (7,44) (7,534)
Investments in consolidated subsidiaries   (19) -
Other investments   (212) (24)
Proceeds from the sale of:       
Property, plant and equipment and intangible assets   43 118
Other investments   5 21
Net change in receivables from financing activities   (449) (24)
Change in current securities   (10) (64)
Other changes   (4) (30)
TOTAL   (8,086) (7,537)
D) CASH FLOWS FROM/(USED IN) FINANCING ACTIVITIES:      
New issuance of bonds   2,866 2,535
Repayment of bonds   (1) (1,45)
Issuance of other medium-term borrowings   3,188 1,925
Repayment of other medium-term borrowings   (2,549) (1,528)
Net change in other financial payables and other financial assets/liabilities   686 197
Increase in share capital   4 22
Dividends paid   (1) (58)
Distribution for tax withholding obligations on behalf of non-controlling interests (“NCI”)   (6) -
TOTAL   3,188 1,643
Translation exchange differences   (909) (419)
E) TOTAL CHANGE IN CASH AND CASH EQUIVALENTS   1,782 131
F) CASH AND CASH EQUIVALENTS AT END OF THE YEAR (21) 19,439 17,657

(*) Pursuant to Consob Resolution 15519 of 27 July 2006, the effects of related party transactions on the Consolidated statement of cash flows are presented in the specific Statement of cash flows schedule provided in the following pages.

(**) Following the retrospective application of the amendment to IAS 19 from 1 January 2013, the 2012 comparative amounts for Profit decreased by €515 million with a corresponding increase in Other non-cash items.