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BASF India Ltd.

BSE: 500042 Sector: Industrials
NSE: BASF ISIN Code: INE373A01013
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VOLUME 118
52-Week high 2204.90
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P/E 158.93
Mkt Cap.(Rs cr) 5,855
Buy Price 1346.05
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OPEN 1354.00
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VOLUME 118
52-Week high 2204.90
52-Week low 1180.05
P/E 158.93
Mkt Cap.(Rs cr) 5,855
Buy Price 1346.05
Buy Qty 1.00
Sell Price 1352.75
Sell Qty 5.00

BASF India Ltd. (BASF) - Auditors Report

Company auditors report

to the Members of

BASF India Limited

Report on the Indian Accounting Standards (Ind AS) Financial Statements

1. We have audited the accompanying financial statements of BASF India Limited("the Company") which comprise the Balance Sheet as at March 31 2018 theStatement of Profit and Loss (including Other Comprehensive Income) the Cash FlowStatement and the Statement of Changes in Equity for the year then ended and a summary ofthe significant accounting policies and other explanatory information.

Management's Responsibility for the Ind AS Financial Statements

2. The Company's Board of Directors is responsible for the matters stated in Section134(5) of the Companies Act 2013 ("the Act") with respect to the preparation ofthese Ind AS financial statements to give a true and fair view of the financial positionfinancial performance (including other comprehensive income) cash flows and changes inequity of the Company in accordance with the accounting principles generally accepted inIndia including the Indian Accounting Standards specified in the Companies (IndianAccounting Standards) Rules 2015 (as amended) under Section 133 of the Act.

This responsibility also includes maintenance of adequate accounting records inaccordance with the provisions of the Act for safeguarding of the assets of the Companyand for preventing and detecting frauds and other irregularities; selection andapplication of appropriate accounting policies; making judgments and estimates that arereasonable and prudent; and design implementation and maintenance of adequate internalfinancial controls that were operating effectively for ensuring the accuracy andcompleteness of the accounting records relevant to the preparation and presentation ofthe Ind AS financial statements that give a true and fair view and are free from materialmisstatement whether due to fraud or error.

Auditor's Responsibility

3. Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these Ind AS financial statementsbased on our audit.

4. We have taken into account the provisions of the Act and the Rules made thereunderincluding the accounting and auditing standards and matters which are required to beincluded in the audit report under the provisions of the Act and the Rules madethereunder.

5. We conducted our audit of the Ind AS financial statements in accordance with theStandards on Auditing specified under Section 143(10) of the Act and other applicableauthoritative pronouncements issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.Those Standards and pronouncements require that we comply with ethical requirements andplan and perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the Ind ASfinancial statements are free from material misstatement.

6. An audit involves performing procedures to obtain audit evidence about the amountsand the disclosures in the Ind AS financial statements. The procedures selected depend onthe auditors' judgment including the assessment of the risks of material misstatement ofthe Ind AS financial statements whether due to fraud or error. In making those riskassessments the auditor considers internal financial control relevant to the Company'spreparation of the Ind AS financial statements that give a true and fair view in order todesign audit procedures that are appropriate in the circumstances. An audit also includesevaluating the appropriateness of the accounting policies used and the reasonableness ofthe accounting estimates made by the Company's Directors as well as evaluating theoverall presentation of the Ind AS financial statements.

7. We believe that the audit evidence we have obtained is sufficient and appropriate toprovide a basis for our audit opinion on the Ind AS financial statements.

Opinion

8. In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanationsgiven to us the aforesaid Ind AS financial statements give the information required bythe Act in the manner so required and give a true and fair view in conformity with theaccounting principles generally accepted in India of the state of affairs of the Companyas at March 31 2018 and its total comprehensive income (comprising of profit and othercomprehensive income) its cash flows and the changes in equity for the year ended on thatdate.

Other Matter

9. The Ind AS financial statements of the Company for the year ended March 31 2017were audited by another firm of chartered accountants under the Companies Act 2013 whovide their report dated May 4 2017 expressed an unmodified opinion on those financialstatements. Our opinion is not qualified in respect of this matter.

Report on Other Legal and Regulatory Requirements

10. As required by the Companies (Auditor's Report) Order 2016 issued by the CentralGovernment of India in terms of sub-section (11) of Section 143 of the Act ("theOrder") and on the basis of such checks of the books and records of the Company aswe considered appropriate and according to the information and explanations given to uswe give in the Annexure B a statement on the matters specified in paragraphs 3 and 4 ofthe Order.

11. As required by Section 143(3) of the Act we report that:

(a) We have sought and obtained all the information and explanations which to the bestof our knowledge and belief were necessary for the purposes of our audit.

(b) In our opinion proper books of account as required by law have been kept by theCompany so far as it appears from our examination of those books.

(c) The Balance Sheet the Statement of Profit and Loss (including other comprehensiveincome) the Cash Flow Statement and the Statement of Changes in Equity dealt with by thisReport are in agreement with the books of account.

(d) In our opinion the aforesaid Ind AS financial statements comply with the IndianAccounting Standards specified under Section 133 of the Act.

(e) On the basis of the written representations received from the directors as on March31 2018 taken on record by the Board of Directors none of the directors is disqualifiedas on March 31 2018 from being appointed as a director in terms of Section 164(2) of theAct.

(f) With respect to the adequacy of the internal financial controls with reference tofinancial statements of the Company and the operating effectiveness of such controlsrefer to our separate Report in Annexure A.

(g) With respect to the other matters to be included in the Auditors' Report inaccordance with Rule 11 of the Companies (Audit and Auditors) Rules 2014 in our opinionand to the best of our knowledge and belief and according to the information andexplanations given to us:

i The Company has disclosed the impact if any of pending litigations as at March 312018 on its financial position in its Ind AS financial statements – Refer Notes 34and 40.

ii. The Company has long-term contracts including derivative contracts as at March 312018 for which there were no material foreseeable losses.

iii. There has been no delay in transferring amounts required to be transferred tothe Investor Education and Protection Fund by the Company during the year ended March 312018.

iv. The reporting on disclosures relating to Specified Bank Notes is not applicable tothe Company for the year ended March 31 2018.

For Price Waterhouse Chartered Accountants LLP
Firm Registration Number: 012754N/N500016
Chartered Accountants
Jeetendra Mirchandani
Place : Mumbai Partner
Date : May 4 2018 Membership Number: 048125

Annexure A to the Independent Auditors' Report

Referred to in paragraph 11(f) of the Independent Auditors' Report of even date to themembers of BASF India Limited on the Ind AS financial statements for the year ended March31 2018.

Report on the Internal Financial Controls under Clause (i) of Sub-section 3 of Section143 of the Act

1. We have audited the internal financial controls over financial reporting of BASFIndia Limited ("the Company") as of March 31 2018 in conjunction with our auditof the Ind AS financial statements of the Company for the year ended on that date.

Management's Responsibility for Internal Financial Controls

2. The Company's management is responsible for establishing and maintaining internalfinancial controls based on the internal control over financial reporting criteriaestablished by the Company considering the essential components of internal control statedin the Guidance Note on Audit of Internal Financial Controls Over Financial Reportingissued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). These responsibilitiesinclude the design implementation and maintenance of adequate internal financial controlsthat were operating effectively for ensuring the orderly and efficient conduct of itsbusiness including adherence to company's policies the safeguarding of its assets theprevention and detection of frauds and errors the accuracy and completeness of theaccounting records and the timely preparation of reliable financial information asrequired under the Act.

Auditors' Responsibility

3. Our responsibility is to express an opinion on the Company's internal financialcontrols over financial reporting based on our audit. We conducted our audit in accordancewith the Guidance Note on Audit of Internal Financial Controls Over Financial Reporting(the "Guidance Note") and the Standards on Auditing deemed to be prescribedunder Section 143(10) of the Act to the extent applicable to an audit of internalfinancial controls both applicable to an audit of internal financial controls and bothissued by the ICAI. Those Standards and the Guidance Note require that we comply withethical requirements and plan and perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance aboutwhether adequate internal financial controls over financial reporting was established andmaintained and if such controls operated effectively in all material respects.

4. Our audit involves performing procedures to obtain audit evidence about the adequacyof the internal financial controls system over financial reporting and their operatingeffectiveness. Our audit of internal financial controls over financial reporting includedobtaining an understanding of internal financial controls over financial reportingassessing the risk that a material weakness exists and testing and evaluating the designand operating effectiveness of internal control based on the assessed risk. The proceduresselected depend on the auditor's judgement including the assessment of the risks ofmaterial misstatement of the financial statements whether due to fraud or error.

5. We believe that the audit evidence we have obtained is sufficient and appropriate toprovide a basis for our audit opinion on the Company's internal financial controls systemover financial reporting.

Meaning of Internal Financial Controls Over Financial Reporting

6. A Company's internal financial control over financial reporting is a processdesigned to provide reasonable assurance regarding the reliability of financial reportingand the preparation of financial statements for external purposes in accordance withgenerally accepted accounting principles. A Company's internal financial control overfinancial reporting includes those policies and procedures that (1) pertain to themaintenance of records that in reasonable detail accurately and fairly reflect thetransactions and dispositions of the assets of the Company; (2) provide reasonableassurance that transactions are recorded as necessary to permit preparation of financialstatements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and that receiptsand expenditures of the company are being made only in accordance with authorisations ofmanagement and directors of the company; and (3) provide reasonable assurance regardingprevention or timely detection of unauthorised acquisition use or disposition of theCompany's assets that could have a material effect on the financial statements.

Inherent Limitations of Internal Financial Controls Over Financial Reporting

7. Because of the inherent limitations of internal financial controls over financialreporting including the possibility of collusion or improper management override ofcontrols material misstatements due to error or fraud may occur and not be detected.Also projections of any evaluation of the internal financial controls over financialreporting to future periods are subject to the risk that the internal financial controlover financial reporting may become inadequate because of changes in conditions or thatthe degree of compliance with the policies or procedures may deteriorate.

Opinion

8. In our opinion the Company has in all material respects an adequate internalfinancial controls system over financial reporting and such internal financial controlsover financial reporting were operating effectively as at March 31 2018 based on theinternal control over financial reporting criteria established by the Company consideringthe essential components of internal control stated in the Guidance Note on Audit ofInternal Financial Controls Over Financial Reporting issued by the Institute of CharteredAccountants of India.

For Price Waterhouse Chartered Accountants LLP
Firm Registration Number: 012754N/N500016
Chartered Accountants
Jeetendra Mirchandani
Place : Mumbai Partner
Date : May 4 2018 Membership Number: 048125