Note 13 - Property, plant and equipment
Assets
under con-
Land and Plant and Other struction and
buildings machinery equipment prepayments Total
  DKK million DKK million DKK million DKK million DKK million  
Cost at January 1, 2010 3,438  5,123  1,063  906  10,530 
Currency translation 147  203  49  52  451 
Additions during the year 38  116  68  1,118  1,340 
Disposals during the year (17) (220) (96)   - (333)
Transfer (to)/from other items 59  248  69  (376)   -  
Cost at December 31, 2010 3,665  5,470  1,153  1,700  11,988 
Depreciation and impairment losses at January 1, 2010 1,415  3,574  737     5,726 
Currency translation 56  112  28  196 
Depreciation for the year 134  271  90  495 
Write-downs and impairment losses for the year 14  14 
Depreciation and impairment losses eliminated on disposals during the year (7) (216) (86)   (309)  
Depreciation and impairment losses at December 31, 2010 1,612  3,741  769  6,122 
Carrying amount at December 31, 2010 2,053  1,729  384  1,700  5,866   
Cost at January 1, 2009 3,126  4,774  1,030  781  9,711 
Currency translation 23  (1) 24 
Additions during the year 140  170  73  626  1,009 
Disposals during the year (39) (118) (57)   - (214)
Transfer (to)/from other items 188  296  18  (502)   -   
Cost at December 31, 2009 3,438  5,123  1,063  906  10,530 
Depreciation and impairment losses at January 1, 2009 1,319  3,386  687     5,392 
Currency translation 13  (2) 12 
Depreciation for the year 103  280  89  472 
Depreciation and impairment losses eliminated on disposals during the year (20) (93) (37)   (150)  
Depreciation and impairment losses at December 31, 2009 1,415  3,574  737  5,726 
  
Carrying amount at December 31, 2009 2,023  1,549  326  906  4,804   
Obligations to third parties relating to capital expenditure are DKK 347 million at December 31, 2010, compared to DKK 486 million at December 31, 2009.
Geographical distribution 2010 2009
        DKK million DKK million  
Denmark 2,429  2,317 
Rest of Europe, Middle East, and Africa 213  186 
North America 1,532  1,067 
Asia Pacific 1,593  1,166 
Latin America       99  68   
Carrying amount at December 31 5,866  4,804