China (Mainland)
China (Mainland)

Strong Bonds for Success

China (Mainland)

We create chemistry for a sustainable future

BASF has been a committed partner to Greater China since 1885.  

With investments in Shanghai, Nanjing and Chongqing, BASF is a major foreign investor in China’s chemical industry, and maintains the BASF Asia Pacific Innovation Campus (Shanghai) as a global and regional research and development hub.

BASF posted sales of over €7.3billion in 2017 to customers in Greater China, and employed 8,982 people as of the end of the year. Greater China is currently BASF’s third largest market after Germany and the United States.

Meeting the needs of society

Chemistry is an enabler for new ideas and solutions.

Our Foundation

This is the framework for driving our company’s success.

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Creating Chemistry Magazine

In our online magazine you can read about the subjects that are affecting our world today and will impact the future.

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How We Work

Our matrix organization combines the strengths of global, regional and operational units.

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Sites and Contacts

BASF operates companies in more than eighty countries.