BASF says closed Egyptian operations amid unrest




 
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BASF says closed Egyptian operations amid unrest
 
August 17th, 2013  
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BASF says closed Egyptian operations amid unrest
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German chemicals group BASF said on Friday it closed its Egyptian operations on Thursday because of the violent political protests in the country. "The safety of our employees has top priority. We are observing the situation carefully. All our employees are fine. The offices have been closed since yesterday," a spokeswoman for the world's largest chemical maker said. BASF has about 100 employees based in Egypt, with offices in Alexandria and Cairo and a plant producing construction chemicals in Sadat City. ...

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