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BASF Report 2020

Million €   2020 2019 +/–
Salesa million € 59,149 59,316 –0.3%
EBITDA before special itemsa million € 7,435 8,324 –10.7%
EBITDAa million € 6,494 8,185 –20.7%
EBIT before special itemsa million € 3,560 4,643 –23.3%
EBITa million € –191 4,201 .
Net income million € –1,060 8,421 .
ROCEa % 1.7 7.7
Earnings per share   € –1.15 9.17 .
Total assets million € 80,292 86,950 –7.7%
Investments including acquisitionsb million € 4,869 4,097 18.8%
         
Employees at year-end   110,302 117,628 –6.2%
Personnel expenses million € 10,576 10,924 –3.2%
Research and development expensesa million € 2,086 2,158 –3.3%
Greenhouse gas emissionsc million metric tons of CO2 equivalents 20.8 20.1 3.5 %
Energy efficiency in production processes kilograms of sales product/MWh 540 598 –9.7%
Accelerator sales million € 16,740 15,017 11.5%
Number of on-site sustainability audits of raw material suppliers   50 81 –38.3%

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

Additions to intangible assets and property, plant and equipment

c Excluding sale of energy to third parties

Chemicals Million €
  2020 2019
Sales 8,071 9,532
EBIT before special items 445 791
Steamcracker im BASF-Werk Ludwigshafen
Materials Million €
  2020 2019
Sales 10,736 11,466
EBIT before special items 835 1,003
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Industrial Solutions

Million €

  2020 2019
Sales 7,644 8,389
EBIT before special items 822 820
Lösungen für die Halbleiterindustrie
Surface Technologies Million €
  2020 2019
Sales 16,659 13,142
EBIT before special items 484 722
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Nutrition & Care Million €
  2020 2019
Sales 6,019 6,075
EBIT before special items 773 793
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Agricultural  Solutions Million €
  2020 2019
Sales 7,660 7,814
EBIT before special items 970 1,095
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Last Update February 26, 2021