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BASF is a German chemical company and the world’s largest company within the chemical industry, based on revenue. In 2018, BASF generated approximately 62.7 billion euros of revenue and reported a net income of some 4.7 billion euros. BASF sells most of its products to customers from the chemical and plastic industries, as well as from the energy and resources sectors. More than 122,000 people are employed worldwide by BASF.

The company consists of five segments. Today, BASF Functional Materials & Solutions is the largest segment, yielding about 21.4 billion euros of revenue in 2018. The other BASF segments include Agricultural Solutions, Chemicals, and Performance Products.

From a regional point of view, BASF generates 45 percent of its revenue in home region of Europe. North America is the second largest market, responsible for some 27 percent of the company’s total revenue. BASF predicts that by 2020, the so called emerging markets will be responsible for almost half of its total revenue.

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