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We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. 

More than 111,000 employees in the BASF Group contribute to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio comprises six segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care and Agricultural Solutions. BASF generated sales of €87.3 billion in 2022.

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About BASF in Africa

BASF has had a presence in Africa for over 90 years. African operations are divided into four country clusters, with headquarters in Midrand, South Africa for Southern Africa; Nairobi, Kenya for East Africa; Lagos, Nigeria for West Africa and Morocco for North-West Africa. BASF employs around 1600 people in Africa.

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BASF East Africa Ltd, the regional sales hub for the East African market, was established in Kenya in mid-2011 and is responsible for 15 countries. In Ethiopia, BASF has a representative office taking care of various industry segments but with a strong focus on our agriculture business.

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