Declaration of Conformity 2012

Declaration of Conformity 2012 of the Board of Executive Directors and the Supervisory Board of BASF SE

The Board of Executive Directors and the Supervisory Board of BASF SE hereby declare pursuant to § 161 AktG [Stock Corporation Act]

1. The recommendations of the Government Commission on the German Corporate Governance Code as amended on May 26, 2010 published by the Federal Ministry of Justice on July 2, 2010 in the official section of the electronic Federal Gazette have been complied with since the submission of the last Declaration of Conformity on December 15, 2011.

2. The recommendations of the Government Commission on the German Corporate Governance Code as amended on May 15, 2012 published by the Federal Ministry of Justice on June 18, 2012 in the official section of the electronic Federal Gazette are complied with and will be complied with.

Ludwigshafen, dated December 20, 2012

The Supervisory Board
of BASF SE

The Board of Executive Directors
of BASF SE