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Review

Linde achieves a slight increase in revenue – Growth slowed by exchange rate effects

Operating cash flow: EUR 594 m; up 13.8 percent.

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

Revenue

€ million
Q1/2014 4,045
Q1/2013 3,985

Operating
profit1

€ million
Q1/2014 927
Q1/2013 953
1 EBIT adjusted for amortisation of intangible assets and depreciation of tangible assets.

Operating
margin

%
Q1/2014 22.9
Q1/2013 23.9

Interim Report Q1/2014

Linde achieves a slight increase in revenue – Growth slowed by exchange rate effects

Operating cash flow: EUR 594 m; up 13.8 percent.

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

Q1/2014 4,045
Q1/2013 3,985
Q1/2014 927
Q1/2013 953

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

Q1/2014 22.9
Q1/2013 23.9

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