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3. Notes

26. Cash and cash equivalents

26. Cash and cash equivalents

€ million

2020

2019

Short-term bank deposits

674

964

Cash at bank and on hand

662

329

Cash and cash equivalents (excluding bank overdrafts)

1 336

1 293

Cash and short-term deposits of € 20 million are held in countries with restrictive regulations on exporting capital from the country other than via normal dividends, such as Brazil, China, India, Korea and Thailand.

For the purpose of presentation in the Statement of Cash Flows , cash and cash equivalents comprise cash on hand and demand deposits and other short-term highly liquid investments with original maturities of three months or less that are readily convertible to known amounts of cash and which are subject to an insignificant risk of changes in value, and bank overdrafts. Bank overdrafts are shown within borrowings in current liabilities in the statement of financial position.

€ million

2020

2019

Cash and cash equivalents

1 336

1 293

Bank overdrafts (Note 29)

- 33

- 5

Cash and cash equivalents (excluding bank overdrafts)

1 303

1 288