Celanese Announces Acetyl Intermediates Price Increases

Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global technology and specialty materials company, will increase list and off-list selling prices for the following products effective January 15, 2013, or as contracts allow.

USA, Canada and Mexico

Central and South America

Asia Outside China
Acetic Acid $0.01 $20 - -
Vinyl Acetate Monomer $0.06 $130 €60 $30
Acetic Anhydride - - - $30
Ethyl Acetate $0.03 $70 €40 -
Butyl Acetate - - - $30
Methyl Isobutyl Carbinol (MIBC) $0.10 $225 - $225
Methyl Isobutyl Ketone (MIBK) $0.08 $175 - $175

Paraformaldehyde 91-93%
$0.015 $30 - $15

About Celanese

Celanese Corporation is a global technology leader in the production of specialty materials and chemical products that 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 or the company’s blog at www.celaneseblog.com .

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