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EXTRACT FROM THE FINANCIAL REPORT

CONSOLIDATED CASH FLOW STATEMENT

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in CHF 1’000 2018 2017
Cash flow from operating activities
Net income 32'201 29'023
Income tax expenses 8'860 8'904
Financial income and expenses 2’238  1’867 
Share of results of associates 1’208  1’888 
Depreciation 17’667  17’411 
Amortization 4’170  3’897 
Change in inventories –13’736  42’029 
Change in trade receivables –37’991  –10’412 
Change in other current assets 317  –10’627 
Change in trade payables 22’730  3’452 
Change in customers’ advance payments 10’298  –46’169 
Change in provisions 1’160  2’037 
Change in other liabilities 4’767  19’119 
Adjustment for non-cash items 2’093  1’082 
Interest received 568  578 
Interest paid –1’883  –1’743 
Income taxes paid –12’872  –17’977 
Total cash flow from operating activities 41'795 44’359 
Cash flow from investing activities
Purchase of property, plant and equipment –22’384  –8’730 
Sale of property, plant and equipment 18’490  810 
Purchase of intangible assets –2’546  –5’101 
Increase in Financial Assets –1’485 – 
Acquisition of group companies net of cash acquired –4’197
Disposal of group companies 144 
Total cash flow from investing activities –7’781 –17’218 
Cash flow from financing activities
Increase in financial liabilities 367  2’322 
Decrease in financial liabilities –5’096  –6’961 
Dividends paid –20’361  –23’859 
Transactions with non-controlling interests –  299 
Total cash flow from financing activities –25’090  –28’199 
Currency translation differences on cash and cash equivalents –991 1’243 
Net change in cash and cash equivalents 7’933  185 
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period 75’077  74’892 
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period 83’010  75’077 
Net change in cash and cash equivalents 7’933  185