At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years.

Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics and performance products to agricultural products, fine chemicals as well as oil and gas. As a reliable partner BASF creates chemistry to help its customers in virtually all industries to be more successful.

As the world’s leading chemical company, BASF combines economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. With its high-value products and intelligent solutions, BASF plays an important role in finding answers to global challenges such as climate protection, energy efficiency, nutrition and mobility.

BASF has summed up this contribution in its corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future. BASF posted sales of about €74 billion in 2013 and over 112,000 employees as of the end of the year. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (AN).

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