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BASF Report 2019

Economic data

Million €   2019 2018 +/–
Salesa million € 59,316 60,220 (1.5%)
EBITDA before special itemsa million € 8,217 9,271 (11.4%)
EBITDAa million € 8,036 8,970 (10.4%)
EBIT before special itemsa million € 4,536 6,281  (27.8%)
EBITa million € 4,052 5,974 (32.2%)
Net income million € 8,421 4,707 78.9%
ROCEa % 7.7 12.0   –
Earnings per share   € 9.17 5.12 79.1%
Assets million € 86,950 86,556 0.5%
Investments including acquisitionsb million € 4,097 10,735 (61.8%)
         
Employees at year-end   117,628 122,404 (3.9%)
Personnel expenses million € 10,924 10,659 2.5%
Research and development expensesa million € 2,158 1,994 8.2%
Greenhouse gas emissionsc million metric tons of CO2 equivalents 20.1 21.9 (8.2%)
Energy efficiency in production processes kilograms of sales product/MWh 598 626 (4.5%)
Accelerator sales million € 15,017 14,284 5.1%
Number of on-site sustainability audits of raw material suppliers   81 100 (19.0%)

a Restated figures; for more information, see the Notes to the Consolidated Financial Statements

b Additions to intangible assets and property, plant and equipment

c Excluding sale of energy to third parties

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Last Update February 28, 2020