Financial Highlights

UNAUDITED CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF CASH FLOWS

(All amounts in RMB millions)

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  Six months ended 30 June
  2020 2021
Cash flows from operating activities
Cash generated from operations 48,267 53,394
Income tax paid   (518) (2,730)
Net cash inflow from operating activities 47,749 50,664
Cash flows from investing activities
Purchase of property, plant and equipment and right-of-use assets (25,356) (30,011)
Other cash flows arising from investing activities (19,822) (3,110)
Net cash outflow from investing activities   (45,178) (33,121)
Cash flows from financing activities
Capital element of lease rentals paid (5,159) (5,702)
Dividends paid to equity shareholders of the Company (5,447) (5,018)
Other cash flows arising from financing activities (566) (7,378)
Net cash outflow from financing activities (11,172) (18,098)
Net decrease in cash and cash equivalents (8,601) (555)
Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of period 34,945 23,085
Effect of changes in foreign exchange rate 15 (36)
Cash and cash equivalents, end of period 26,359 22,494

The notes on pages 18 to 44 are an integral part of these unaudited condensed consolidated interim financial statements.