BASF Societas Europaea – the world’s largest chemical company. Head-apartment-in the city of Ludwigshafen in Rhineland-Palatinate in the south-west of Germany.

72% of shares of BASF belongs to institutional investors (including AXA SA – more than 5%, Allianz AG – 2,6% and General Capital Group – 2,1%).

Concern has 160 subsidiaries in Europe, America and Asia. Concern has links with 170 countries of the world and produces more than 7,000 types of products. About 60% of its products BASF sells in Europe (including 21.2% – in Germany), 21.5% – in the US, 5.3% – in South America, Asia, Africa and the Pacific region accounts for 15.9 % of production. The company’s annual turnover is approximately € 79 billion. The total number of employees kompanii- more than 113 thousand. man.