The Board of Executive Directors and the Supervisory Board of BASF SE
hereby declare pursuant to § 161 AktG (Stock Corporation Act)
The recommendations of the Government Commission on the German Corporate Governance Code from May 26, 2010, as published by the Federal Ministry of Justice on July 2, 2010, in the official section of the electronic Federal Gazette, are being complied with; furthermore, they have been complied with since the submission of the last Declaration of Conformity on December 16, 2010.
Ludwigshafen, December 15, 2011
The Supervisory Board
The Board of Executive Directors