BAAT ( ) signed an agreement with a chemical company overseas to market a diesel fuel additive that dramatically reduces major diesel fuel pollutants even at very low concentration levels. The additive has no harmful effects on diesel engine life or performance and can be added to diesel fuel for a very low cost (pennies per gallon). BAT plans to initiate a major marketing campaign for the product starting in early 2001 in nine countries where it has obtained exclusive rights including the US, Mexico, France, Portugal, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Hungary and India.