Cash Flow

Cash Flow
For the year ended March 31
2021
US$'000
2020
US$'000
Cash flows from operating activities
Net cash Generated from operations 4,585,995 3,006,556
Interest paid (309,361) (404,691)
Tax paid (623,861) (391,942)
Net cash Generated from operating activities 3,652,773 2,209,923
Cash flows from investing activities
Purchase of property, plant and equipment (302,920) (246,663)
Sale of property, plant and equipment 89,344 15,338
Acquisition of subsidiaries, net of cash acquired (5,049) -
Disposal of subsidiaries, net of cash disposed (39,105) (18,155)
Interest acquired in an associate and a joint venture (3,657) (1,616)
Prepaid lease payments - (15,734)
Payment for construction-in-progress (394,084) (417,552)
Payment for intangible assets (146,746) (273,131)
Purchase of financial assets at fair value through profit or loss (210,661) (86,498)
Purchase of financial assets at fair value through other comprehensive income (29,556) (429)
Loan to a joint venture - (72,603)
Net proceeds from sale of financial assets at fair value through profit or loss 139,622 99,296
Net proceeds from sale of financial assets at fair value through other comprehensive income 557 2,803
Payment of contingent consideration (117,390) -
Decrease in bank deposits 7,095 3,730
Dividends received 1,897 6,411
Interest received 34,754 47,850
Net cash used in investing activities (975,899) (956,953)
Cash flows from financing activities
Issue of warrant shares 17,990 -
Capital contribution from other non-controlling interests 87,175 76,357
Contribution to employee share trusts (737,867) (159,147)
Issue of convertible preferred shares - 300,000
Issue of notes 2,003,500 -
Issuing costs of notes (14,383) -
Repayment of a note (791,555) (786,244)
Principal elements of lease payments (165,150) (130,993)
Dividends paid (434,269) (431,148)
Dividends paid to other non-controlling interests (5,156) (4,620)
Distribution to perpetual securities holders (34,772) (53,760)
Dividends paid to convertible preferred shares holders (11,600) (6,000)
Repurchase of convertible preferred shares (16,575) -
Proceeds from borrowings 4,925,628 4,092,870
Repayments of borrowings (7,005,300) (3,135,800)
Repurchase of perpetual securities (1,045,320) -
Redemption of convertible bonds (500) -
Net cash used in financing activities (3,228,154) (238,485)
(Decrease)/increase in cash and cash equivalents 551,280 1,014,485
Effect of foreign exchange rate changes (68,675) (126,349)
Cash and cash equivalents at the beginning of the year 3,550,990 2,662,854
Cash and cash equivalents at the end of the year 3,068,385 3,550,990