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BASF (China) Co. Ltd.

No 300 Jiangxinsha Road, Shanghai, China, 200137


About BASF in Greater China

BASF has been a committed partner to Greater China since 1885. With larger production sites in Shanghai, Nanjing, Chongqing and Zhanjiang (under construction), BASF is a major foreign investor in the country’s chemical industry, and operates the Innovation Campus Shanghai, BASF’s largest R&D site in Asia.


BASF posted sales of approximately €9.4 billion in 2023 to customers in Greater China and employed 12,115 people as of the end of the year.


BASF currently operates 27 major wholly-owned subsidiaries, 11 major joint ventures, and maintains 25 sales offices in Greater China. BASF’s business in Greater China includes petrochemicals, intermediates, performance materials, monomers, dispersions and resins, performance chemicals, catalysts, coatings, care chemicals, nutrition and health, as well as agricultural solutions.


These solutions are used in almost all areas of daily life such as in houses, cars, food, agriculture, pharmaceuticals, textile, household goods, electronic equipment and packaging. Over the past 20 years, BASF has invested more than €10 billion in Greater China (approximately €14 billion with partners) to build a locally competitive production, marketing, sales, technical service and innovation network.

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