As agrichemical rivals have announced mega merger deals, BASF is poised to sell off some of its businesses as the ag economy struggles through another challenging year.

BASF is in talks with Akzo Nobel NV on the sale of its metals-coatings business. And is looking to sell of its pigment business. Although acquisitions have not been ruled, BASF looks to be taking a different angle in managing through the difficult financial times.

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