Declaration of Conformity 2013

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 Section 161 AktG (Stock Corporation Act)

1. 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, have been complied with since the submission of the last Declaration of Conformity on December 20, 2012.

2. The recommendations of the Government Commission on the German Corporate Governance Code as amended on May 13, 2013, published by the Federal Ministry of Justice on June 10, 2013, in the official section of the electronic Federal Gazette, are complied with and will be complied with.

The declaration in No. 2 above applies with regard to the recommendation in Article 4.2.5(3) of the German Corporate Governance Code as amended on May 13, 2013, provided that this new recommendation will be relevant for the first time for compensation reports of financial years starting after December 31, 2013.

Ludwigshafen, dated December 12, 2013

The Supervisory Board
of BASF SE

The Board of Executive Directors
of BASF SE