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Linde proves its stability despite unfavourable exchange rate effects

Group revenue: EUR 8.212 bn: up 5.6 percent.

2014 Group outlook confirmed: After adjusting for exchange rate effects: solid revenue growth, moderate improvement in operating profit.

Revenue

€ million
H1/2014 8,212
H1/2013 8,207

Operating
profit1

€ million
H1/2014 1,896
H1/2013 1,966
1 EBIT adjusted for amortisation of intangible assets and depreciation of tangible assets.

Operating
margin

%
H1/2014 23.1
H1/2013 24.0

Half-Year Financial Report H1/2014

Linde proves its stability despite unfavourable exchange rate effects

Group revenue: EUR 8.212 bn: up 5.6 percent.

2014 Group outlook confirmed: After adjusting for exchange rate effects: solid revenue growth, moderate improvement in operating profit.

H1/2014 8,212
H1/2013 8,207
H1/2014 1,896
H1/2013 1,966

1 EBIT adjusted for amortisation of intangible assets and depreciation of tangible assets.

H1/2014 23.1
H1/2013 24.0

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