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Notes to the Consolidated Financial Statements

10. Property, plant and equipment

All figures in millions Land and
buildings
Plant and
equipment
Assets in
course of
construction
Total
Cost
At 1 January 2006 328 683 7 1,018
Exchange differences (20) (54) (74)
Transfers (11) (1) (12)
Additions 12 52 13 77
Disposals (9) (32) (41)
Acquisition through business combination 9 12 21
Reclassifications 8 (8)
Transfer to non-current assets held for sale (7) (27) (34)
At 31 December 2006 313 631 11 955
Exchange differences (2) (2)
Additions 20 62 11 93
Disposals (24) (65) (89)
Acquisition through business combination 27 27
Disposal through business disposal (1) (25) (26)
Reclassifications 6 (6)
Transfer to non-current assets held for sale (8) (14) (22)
At 31 December 2007 298 622 16 936
All figures in millions Land and
buildings
Plant and
equipment
Assets in
course of
construction
Total
Depreciation
At 1 January 2006 (130) (504) (634)
Exchange differences 10 41 51
Transfers 5 5
Charge for the year (17) (60) (77)
Disposals 4 27 31
Acquisition through business combination (8) (8)
Transfer to non-current assets held for sale 5 20 25
At 31 December 2006 (128) (479) (607)
Exchange differences 1 1
Charge for the year (14) (54) (68)
Disposals 11 63 74
Acquisition through business combination (16) (16)
Disposal through business disposal 20 20
Transfer to non-current assets held for sale 5 10 15
At 31 December 2007 (126) (455) (581)
Carrying amounts
At 1 January 2006 198 179 7 384
At 31 December 2006 185 152 11 348
At 31 December 2007 172 167 16 355

Depreciation expense of 13m (2006: 18m) has been included in the income statement in cost of goods sold, 5m (2006: 6m) in distribution expenses and 50m (2006: 53m) in administrative and other expenses. In 2007 3m (2006: 9m) relates to discontinued operations.

The Group leases certain equipment under a number of finance lease agreements. The net carrying amount of leased plant and equipment included within property, plant and equipment was 6m (2006: 4m).

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