BASF at a Glance

At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The more than 115,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is organized into four segments: Chemicals, Performance Products, Functional Materials & Solutions and Agricultural Solutions.

BASF generated sales of more than €60 billion in 2017.


We combine economic success, social responsibility and environmental protection.

Ionic liquids – new solutions for the chemical industry


Our portfolio consists of four segments. These are based on related products, customer industries and production processes.

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Verbund is a BASF strength. The Verbund principle enables us to add value as one company through efficient use of our resources.

BASF Factbook

June 2018

Corporate Governance

Effective and transparent corporate governance guarantees that BASF is managed and monitored in a responsible manner focused on value creation.


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Key financial data

Overview of BASF’s key financial figures (e.g. balance sheet, cash flow, ten-year-summary).

Last Update 26 October 2018