Service
General
Information
 
Last Update: 03/11/2010
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Part of the audited Consolidated Financial Statements and Management´s Analysis

Regional results

Regional trends

  • Europe: further bundling of our business and service activities following the Ciba integration; concentration of research activities in Basel and Ludwigshafen
  • North America: rapid integration of Ciba’s service functions thanks to our established service platform; Tarrytown, New York, is the fourth research center in the region
  • Asia Pacific: Asia Pacific Strategy 2020 aims for growth of two percentage points above the chemical market in the region; reorganization of our business in Japan
  • South America, Africa, Middle East: first approval for a genetically optimized plant received at the end of 2009 in Brazil; cultivation of herbicide-tolerant soybean approved
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Regions (million €)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sales
by location of company

 

Sales
by location of customer

 

Income from operations
(EBIT)

 

2009

2008

Change in %

 

2009

2008

Change in %

 

2009

2008

Change in %

Europe

30,375

38,652

(21)

 

28,532

36,693

(22)

 

2,390

5,822

(59)

Thereof Germany

21,543

27,497

(22)

 

10,666

13,796

(23)

 

1,855

4,744

(61)

North America

9,320

11,937

(22)

 

9,423

11,932

(21)

 

495

73

.

Asia Pacific

7,997

8,664

(8)

 

8,706

9,320

(7)

 

503

254

98

South America, Africa, Middle East

3,001

3,051

(2)

 

4,032

4,359

(8)

 

289

314

(8)

 

50,693

62,304

(19)

 

50,693

62,304

(19)

 

3,677

6,463

(43)

Sales by region
(location of company)
Income from operations by region
Sales and Income from operations by region (pie chart)
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Assets by region (share in %)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Property, plant and equipment

 

Inventories

 

Accounts receivable, trade

 

2009

2008

 

2009

2008

 

2009

2008

Europe

60

58

 

56

57

 

56

63

North America

21

21

 

25

24

 

16

15

Asia Pacific

15

17

 

13

12

 

19

15

South America, Africa, Middle East

4

4

 

6

7

 

9

7

 

100

100

 

100

100

 

100

100

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