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Reconciliation of earnings by segment

The following tables reconcile operating profit and underlying earnings by segment as reported in the 2008 Annual Report to the comparative amounts reported in note 2 and note 3 respectively. The adjustments reflect the portfolio and management structure changes announced in October 2009.

Operating profit

US$ million Pre-
restructuring
Structural
changes
Divisional cost
apportionment
Corporate cost
allocation
As reported
(note 2)
   
2008              
Platinum 2,226 - - (57) 2,169   Platinum
Diamonds 508 - - - 508   Diamonds
Base Metals 2,505            
Copper 2,017 (67) (5) (53) 1,892   Copper
Codemin, Loma de Níquel 153 (19) (5) (6) 123   Nickel
Catalão, Namakwa Sands, Copebrás, Zinc 490 (490) - - -    
Other (155) 90 65 - -    
Ferrous Metals and Industries 2,935            
Kumba Iron Ore, Iron Ore Brazil, Samancor 2,590 - - (36) 2,554   Iron Ore and Manganese
Scaw, Tongaat Hulett/Hulamin 366 (366) - - -    
Other (21) 2 19 - -    
Coal 2,240            
Australia 1,144 (5) - (29) 1,110   Metallurgical Coal
South Africa 736 372 (4) (26) 1,078   Thermal Coal
South America 396 (396) - - -    
Canada 8 (8) - - -    
Projects and corporate (44) 16 28 - -    
Industrial Minerals 228 881 (6) (21) 1,082   Other Mining and Industrial
Exploration (212) - - - (212)   Exploration
Corporate Activities and Unallocated
Costs
(345) (10) (92) 228 (219)   Corporate Activities and Unallocated Costs
  10,085 - - - 10,085    

Underlying earnings

US$ million Pre-
restructuring
Structural
changes
Divisional cost
apportionment
Corporate cost
allocation
As reported
(note 3)
   
2008              
Platinum 1,313 - - (57) 1,256   Platinum
Diamonds 256 - - - 256   Diamonds
Base Metals 1,369            
Copper 1,171 (69) (5) (53) 1,044   Copper
Codemin, Loma de Níquel (3) (21) (5) (6) (35)   Nickel
Catalão, Namakwa Sands, Copebrás, Zinc 349 (349) - - -    
Other (148) 83 65 - -    
Ferrous Metals and Industries 1,396            
Kumba Iron Ore, Iron Ore Brazil, Samancor 1,186 - - (36) 1,150   Iron Ore and Manganese
Scaw, Tongaat Hulett/Hulamin 218 (218) - - -    
Other (8) (11) 19 - -    
Coal 1,581            
Australia 797 (4) - (29) 764   Metallurgical Coal
South Africa 543 241 (4) (26) 754   Thermal Coal
South America 257 (257) - - -    
Canada 11 (11) - - -    
Projects and corporate (27) (1) 28 - -    
Industrial Minerals 173 588 (6) (21) 734   Other Mining and Industrial
Exploration (200) - - - (200)   Exploration
Corporate Activities and Unallocated Costs (651) 29 (92) 228 (486)   Corporate Activities and Unallocated Costs
  5,237 - - - 5,237    

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Annual Report 2009