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SABMiller PLC - AltriaFinancialDataDisclosure

RNS Number:2859N
SABMiller PLC
05 February 2008


5 February 2008

Yesterday afternoon Altria Group, Inc. (Altria) released its full annual report
filing with the SEC for the fiscal year ended 31 December 2007. This year,
Altria's annual report filing includes the summary financial results disclosures
as set out below attributable to Altria's economic and voting 28.6% investment
in SABMiller plc for the three years ended 31 December 2007, expressed in US
GAAP at prevailing exchange rates. These disclosures are now required because of
the size of Altria's investment in SABMiller as a percentage of Altria's total
assets. Investors should note that these financial results are derived from
management accounts, have not been audited and may be subject to change. The US
GAAP earnings disclosed by Altria also include the impact of any exceptional
items reported by SABMiller during these years.

Summary financial data of SABMiller is as follows: (in millions)

                                                          As of December 31
                                                      2007                 2006
                                                      US$m                 US$m
           Current assets                            4,225                3,325
           Long-term assets                         29,803               27,007
           Current liabilities                      (5,718)              (4,845)
           Long-term liabilities                   (10,773)             (10,179)


                                                         For the Years Ended
                                                             December 31
                                                      2007      2006       2005
                                                      US$m      US$m       US$m
           Revenues                                 20,825    18,103     14,302
           Operating profit                          3,230     2,990      2,543
           Net earnings                              1,865     1,588      1,408


John Davidson
General Counsel and Group Company Secretary


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