NET CHANGE IN OPERATING ASSETS AND LIABILITIES
|12 Months Ended|
Dec. 31, 2020
|NET CHANGE IN OPERATING ASSETS AND LIABILITIES DISCLOSURE [Abstract]|
|NET CHANGE IN OPERATING ASSETS AND LIABILITIES||NET CHANGE IN OPERATING ASSETS AND LIABILITIES
Net cash provided by (used in) operating activities attributable to the net change in operating assets and liabilities was composed of the following (in millions):
1 The decrease in trade accounts receivable in 2020 was primarily due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and the start of a trade accounts receivable factoring program. Refer to Note 1 for additional information on the factoring program.
2 The decrease in accounts payable and accrued expenses in 2020 was primarily driven by the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and incentive payments related to prior year exceeding current year incentive accruals. The increase in accounts payable and accrued expenses in 2019 was primarily due to extending payment terms with our suppliers.3 The increase in other liabilities in 2020 was primarily due to the increase in tax reserves related to IRS litigation. Refer to Note 11.
For an entity that includes only the net increase (decrease) in operating capital in the operating section of the statement of cash flows, this element represents the details regarding the net change during the reporting period of all assets and liabilities used in operating activities.
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