Chapters
Annual Report 2018

18. Cash and Cash Equivalents

Accounting Policy
Cash and cash equivalents comprise bank balances including cash pool assets, cash on hand, deposits held at call with banks and other short-term highly liquid investments with original maturities of three months or less which are available on demand. These are carried in the consolidated Balance Sheet at face value.

Cash and cash equivalents can be specified as follows:

in thousands of EUR

31 December 2018

31 December 2017

Cash at bank and in hand

121,932

152,747

Short-term bank deposits and marketable securities

16,325

11,932

138,257

164,679

Cash and cash equivalents by currency:

in thousands of EUR

31 December 2018

31 December 2017

Euro (EUR)

58,339

71,786

Turkish Lira (TRY)

9,705

9,686

Polish Zloty (PLN)

9,682

2,886

United States Dollar (USD)

9,050

20,406

British Pound Sterling (GBP)

8,305

9,416

Chilean Peso (CLP)

7,985

6,129

Swiss Franc (CHF)

5,255

7,318

Brazilian Real (BRL)

5,215

2,256

Mexican Peso (MXN)

4,903

2,401

Other

19,818

32,395

138,257

164,679

For the purposes of the cash flow statement, cash and cash equivalents comprise the following:

in thousands of EUR

Notes

31 December 2018

31 December 2017

Cash and bank balances

138,257

164,679

Bank overdrafts

23

- 66,638

- 152,443

71,619

12,236

Bank overdrafts include drawings on the uncommitted bilateral overdraft and money market facilities.