Cash Flows
Condensed Consolidated Statement of Cash Flows (Unaudited)
    For the six months ended 30 June
Notes 2018
RMB'000
2017
RMB'000
Operating activities
Income tax paid (341,768) (358,895)
Other cash flows generated from operating activities 1,233,375 2,476,442
Net cash generated from operating activities 891,607 2,117,547
Investing activities
Payment on acquisition of property, plant and equipment and other intangible assets (296,426) (257,514)
Other cash flows used in investing activities (861,104) (401,672)
Net cash used in investing activities (1,157,530) (659,186)
Financing activities
Proceeds from bank and other loans 507,520 32,507
Other cash flows used in financing activities (432,440) (20,690)
Net cash generated from financing activities 75,080 11,817
Net (decrease)/increase in cash and cash equivalents (190,843) 1,470,178
Cash and cash equivalents at the beginning of period 13,266,631 13,324,079
Effect of foreign exchange rate changes (6,322) (21,070)
Cash and cash equivalents at the end of period 17 13,069,466 14,773,187
The notes on pages 17 to 46 form part of this interim financial report.