BASF sales down 18 per cent due to Gazprom asset swap

German chemicals giant BASF said Friday that its revenues decreased by 18 per cent, to 57.6 billion euros (60.9 billion dollars), in 2016, due mainly to a multibillion-euro asset swap with Gazprom, Russia's state-backed gas group.

EU lawmakers accuse BASF of avoiding almost 1 billion euros in taxes

The German chemicals giant BASF used aggressive tax strategies to avoid paying 923 million euros (1.03 billion dollars) in taxes over a five-year period, according to a study commissioned by the Green Party in the European Parliament, released Monday.

Third victim of BASF plant explosion found in German river harbour

Divers searching a river harbour in south-western Germany have found the body of the third victim from this week's explosion at a plant belonging to chemicals giant BASF, a police spokeswoman said Wednesday.

BASF: One person remains missing after deadly explosion at plant

German chemical giant BASF said Tuesday that one person remains missing after an explosion at one of its plants killed two people and injured dozens of others the day before.

BASF explosion leaves at least two dead, 8 injured or missing

A minimum of one person is dead while six people are missing and another six have been injured in a violent explosion on Monday at the world's biggest chemical company BASF in western Germany, officials said.

Many missing, injured in explosion at BASF chemical complex

Several people are missing and many have been injured in an explosion on Monday at the world's biggest chemical company BASF in western Germany.