Pre-tax consolidated sales of L'Oréal Group for 2001 (B.A.L.O. February, 13th 2002, pages 1079 and 1080)

(In millions of Euros)
31.12.01 31.12.00
1st QUARTER
 
Cosmetics  3,320.8 2,939.8
Dermatology  63.3 59.0
Other  23.44 21.2
TOTAL 1st QUARTER 3,407.54 3,020.0
2nd QUARTER    
Cosmetics  3,474.1 3,053.3
Dermatology  73.3 58.0
Other  23.44 18.6
TOTAL 2nd QUARTER 3,570.84 3,129.9
3rd QUARTER
   
Cosmetics  3,318.8 3,154.6
Dermatology  65.3 72.2
Other  3.65 27.3
TOTAL 3rd QUARTER 3,387.75 3,254.1
4th QUARTER
   
Cosmetics  3,280.5 3,169.71
Dermatology  90.3 73.37
Other  3.47 24.14
TOTAL 4th QUARTER 3,374.27 3,267.22
YEAR 2001
   
Cosmetics  13,394.2 12,317.41
Dermatology  292.2 262.57
Other  54.0 91.24
2001 CONSOLIDATED SALES 13,740.4 12,671.22
1 - On the 31th of December, L'OREAL's 2001 Sales growth in published figures is 8.4% and à 8.7% excluding monetary effects.
On a comparable basis, that is to say with an identical structure and exchange rates, the L'OREAL GROUP's consolidates sales increased by 7.1%.

2 - In structural terms, the net impact of cessions and acquisitions made in 2001 is + 1.6%

In 2001, the L'OREAL GROUP made two acquisitions : BioMedic (USA) and Colorama (Brasil).

3 - "Cosmetics" sales rose by 8.7% in published figures and by 9.1% excluding monetary effects.

These growth figures are in accordance with the 23th january 2002 release.

4 - The consolidated sales are calculeted using the average monthly rates adopted for consolidated financial statements at the applicable date.
The figures in the above table reflect the total sales made to third parties by L'OREAL SA and its French and foreign subsidiaries.