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East Africa


About BASF East Africa

BASF is the world’s leading chemical company. We supply raw materials to most industries in East Africa, including oil & gas, automotive, construction, leather & footwear, plastics, paints & coatings, consumer goods, agriculture and the feed and food industry. BASF East Africa Ltd was established in Kenya in mid 2011. At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. 

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Stammwerk der BASF Gruppe  Ludwigshafen. Das Herz der BASF-Gruppe ist die BASF SE mit ihrem Stammwerk in Ludwigshafen am Rhein. Mit etwa 250 Produktionsbetrieben, vielen hundert Labors, Technika, Werkstätten und Büros ist es der größte zusammenhängende Chemiekomplex der Welt.                                     Abdruck honorarfrei. Copyright by BASF.

Headquarters of the BASF Group ­ Ludwigshafen. The heart of BASF Group is BASF SE headquartered in Ludwigshafen, Germany. With about 250 production plants, several hundred laboratories, technical centers, workshops and offices, it is the largest integrated chemical complex in the world.                Print free of charge. Copyright by BASF.

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Zero by 40 - the initiative for a world free of malaria by 2040.




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BASF SE plant aufgrund der Ausbreitung desDue to the spread of the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) in Germany, BASF SE plans to conduct the company’s Annual Shareholders’ Meeting on June 18, 2020 as an entirely virtual shareholders’ meeting without the presence of shareholders. The health of employees, shareholders and the service providers involved takes priority. The virtual format, which has been made possible for this year by German legislation, will allow BASF’s Annual Shareholders’ Meeting to take place within the statutory period of six months after the end of the fiscal year, as required by law for companies with the legal form of a Societas Europaea (SE); in the case of BASF, the fiscal year corresponds to the calendar year.

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Platforms that enable construction on the wind farm and temporary materials storage at sea (Photo: Vattenfall /Jorrit Lousberg).

Quarter 2 2021 Results published

Q2 2021: BASF with very strong second quarter supported by higher prices and volumes

  • Sales growth of 56% to €19,753 million
  • EBIT before special items increased significantly to €2,355 million

2021 outlook for sales raised to between €74 billion and €77 billion and for EBIT before special items to between €7.0 billion and €7.5 billion.

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