Determine operating segments, Cost Accounting

Vincent Ltd operates solely in Western Australia and the chief operating decision maker has identified five operating segments: Mining, Insurance, Retailing, Manufacturing and Transport.  The following information is provided to you for the year ending 30 June 2012:

 

Segment

Revenue

($000)

Segment

Result

($000)

Segment

Assets

($000)

Mining

11 100

2 835

18 000

Insurance

4 950

-7 800

7 500

Retailing

2 100

750

3 000

Manufacturing

600

240

9 000

Transport

6 960

 3 525

7 500

Additional Information

Thirty per cent of the revenue earnt by the Transport segment was generated from intersegment sales from the Mining segment.

Required

Determine which of the five operating segments are reportable using the guidelines provided in the relevant accounting standard and offer any explanations as required.  Show all workings.

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