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59. BASF
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 59 (Previous rank: 73)
CEO: Jrgen Hambrecht
Employees: 96,924
Address: Carl Bosch Str. 38
Ludwigshafen,   67056
Country: Germany
Website: www.basf.com
  $ millions % change from 2007
Revenues 91,193.4 15.0
Profits 4,262.3 -23.4
Assets 70,695.4
Stockholders' equity 24,423.7
Profits as % of  
Revenues 4.7
Assets 6.0
Industry: Chemicals
Rank Company Global 500
($ millions)
1 BASF 59 91,193.4
2 Dow Chemical 127 57,514.0
3 LyondellBasell Industries 147 50,996.0
4 Bayer 154 48,181.6
5 Sabic 186 40,202.9
6 DuPont 262 31,836.0
7 Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings 302 28,956.6
8 Evonik Industries 383 23,717.6
9 Akzo Nobel 406 22,562.7
10 L'Air Liquide 484 19,178.8
From the July 20, 2009 issue
Figures prepared in accordance with International Accounting Standards.
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