7 – Income from Integral Companies Accounted for Using the Equity Method

Income from integral companies accounted for using the equity method improved from €34 million in the first half of 2020 to €321 million in the first half of 2021. Of the €287 million increase, €226 million related to the shareholding in BASF-YPC Com­pany Ltd., Nanjing, China, primarily due to higher prices and increased volumes as well as the scheduled turnarounds of the production plants in the first half of 2020.