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The new acetylene plant at the Ludwigshafen site in Germany has an annual capacity of 90,000 metric tons. Around 20 plants at the site use acetylene as a chemical building block and starting material for manufacturing many everyday products, including pharmaceuticals, plastics, solvents, electronic chemicals and highly elastic textile fibers. BASF customers use these products in the automotive, pharmaceutical, construction, consumer goods and textile industries.

Quarterly Statement Q1 2021

We have published our 1st Quarter 2021 Results on April 29, 2021.

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Annual Shareholders’ Meeting 2021

The Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of BASF SE was held on Thursday, April 29, 2021, starting at 10:00 a.m. as an entirely virtual meeting.

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Facts BASF Group 2020

€59,149

million

Sales 2020

 

110,302

Employees as of December 31, 2020

 

€2.1

billion

R&D expenses in 2020

€3,560

million

EBIT before special items 2020

 

247

Production sites worldwide, thereof six Verbund sites

 

€16,740

million

Accelerator sales