Celanese Announces Acetyl Intermediates Price Increases

DALLAS--()--Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global technology and specialty materials company, will increase list and off-list selling prices for the following products effective April 1, 2012, or as contracts allow. The amounts below represent the total cumulative announcements made during Q1 plus additional amounts in some cases:

Product  

USA, Canada
and Mexico

   

Central
and
South
America

    Europe    

Asia
Outside
China

    China
USD/LB USD/MT Euro/MT USD/MT RMB/MT
                           
Acetic Acid $0.04 $100 €150 $150

400 RMB

Vinyl Acetate Monomer $0.08 $200 €180 $150 600 RMB
Acetic Anhydride - - €80 $50 200 RMB
Ethyl Acetate $0.02 $35 €120 $130 -
Butyl Acetate - - €160 $130 -
MIBC $0.25 $550 - - -
MIBK $0.30 $660 - - -
Isopropyl Alcohol $0.20 $440 - - -
 

About Celanese

Celanese Corporation is a global technology leader in the production of specialty materials and chemical products which are used in most major industries and consumer applications. Our products, essential to everyday living, are manufactured in North America, Europe and Asia. Known for operational excellence, sustainability and premier safety performance, Celanese delivers value to customers around the globe with best-in-class technologies. Based in Dallas, Texas, the company employs approximately 7,600 employees worldwide and had 2011 net sales of $6.8 billion, with approximately 73% generated outside of North America. For more information about Celanese Corporation and its global product offerings, visit www.celanese.com.

Contacts

Celanese Corporation
Investor Relations:
Jon Puckett, +1 972-443-4965
Telefax: +1 972-332-9373
jon.puckett@celanese.com
or
Media Relations:
Linda Beheler, +1 972-443-4924
Telefax: +1 972-443-8519
linda.beheler@celanese.com

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Contacts

Celanese Corporation
Investor Relations:
Jon Puckett, +1 972-443-4965
Telefax: +1 972-332-9373
jon.puckett@celanese.com
or
Media Relations:
Linda Beheler, +1 972-443-4924
Telefax: +1 972-443-8519
linda.beheler@celanese.com