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Martin Brudermueller – BASF Board member with affection for China

Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE

When chemical giant BASF revealed its first financial figures of the year back in May, the optimism coming from its headquarters in Ludwigshafen was clearly audible. The targets for 2021 were raised, thanks above all to the Chinese market. Sales in the People’s Republic rose by 43 percent compared to the first quarter of 2020. In Europe, the increase was only three percent.

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