SIC-1 — Consistency – Different Cost Formulas for Inventories



  • Issued December 1997.
  • Effective date: Periods beginning on or after 1 January 1999.
  • Superseded by, and incorporated into, IAS 2 Inventories (Revised 2003) effective for annual periods beginning on or after 1 January 2005.

Summary of SIC-1

SIC-1 requires that under IAS 2.21 and IAS 2.23, the same cost formula be used for inventories having the same characteristics. Where the nature or use of a group of inventory items differs from other groups, different methods may be used for the different groups.

Correction list for hyphenation

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