Annual Report 2009
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Philips’ performance by market cluster is based on the following:
- Emerging markets, including key markets in China, India, and Latin America and other markets including Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, Ukraine and Central Asia, the Middle East and Africa, Turkey and ASEAN zone
- Mature markets, including Western Europe, North America, Japan, Korea, Israel, Australia and New Zealand.
For 2009, the activities of the former Innovation & Emerging Businesses sector and of Group Management & Services are reported under one reporting segment: Group Management & Services.
Group Management & Services comprises the activities of the corporate center including Philips’ global management and sustainability programs, country and regional management costs, and costs of pension and other postretirement beneﬁt plans, as well as Corporate Technologies, Corporate Investments, New Venture Integration and Philips Design. Additionally, the global service units such as Philips General Purchasing, real estate and shared ﬁnancial services are reported in this sector.
This is an interactive electronic version of the Philips Annual Report 2009 and also contains certain information in summarized form. The contents of this version are qualified in their entirety by reference to the printed version of the Philips Annual Report 2009. The printed version is available as a PDF file on this website.
Information about: forward-looking statements, third-party market share data, fair value information, IFRS basis of presentation, use of non-GAAP information, statutory financial statements and management report, reclassifications and analysis of 2008 compared to 2007.