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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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Creating Chemistry - Magazine

In our online magazine you can read about the subjects that are affecting our world today and will impact the future.


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United against Malaria

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




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BASF Annual Shareholders’ Meeting

Covid-19 and Measures


The coronavirus pandemic is currently posing major challenges to many people and also to companies. Only together can we succeed in overcoming this crisis.



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1st Quarter 2021 Results published

BASF had a strong start to the year 2021. We were able to carry over the tailwinds from the strong fourth quarter of 2020 into the first quarter of 2021.

Dr. Martin Brudermuller

Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors

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Alliance against plastic waste

BASF co-founded a global alliance to advance solutions that reduce and eliminate plastic waste in the environment.

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Chemical recycling provides an innovative way to reutilize plastic waste that is currently not recycled, such as mixed or uncleaned plastics


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