Revenue recognition - Vale SA

Period End: 
31 December 2012
Period End Date: 
Listing Status: 
ICB Industry Classification: 
1775 General Mining

Other comprehensive income under IFRS

This report, based on an examination of the IFRS financial statements of 30 large global listed companies, analyses the presentation of components of other comprehensive income. Included is an examination of whether companies disclose each component classified by nature. Considered also is the disclosure of related tax impacts, reclassifications to profit or loss and the impact of other comprehensive income items on equity components.  

Income statement format under IFRS

This report establishes through an analysis of the financial statements of 30 large global listed companies whether companies more commonly present a single statement of comprehensive income or an income statement and a separate statement showing components of other comprehensive income. Considered also is the presentation format adopted for expenses and the presentation of manditory items such as revenue, finance costs, share of the profit or loss of associates and joint ventures accounted for using the equity method, tax expense and the total result from discontinued operations.