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 by these amounts for the following products effective immediately, or as contracts allow.
Product     USA, Canada and Mexico     Central and South America     Europe     Asia Outside China     China
¢ / Lb USD/MT Euro/MT USD/MT RMB/MT
                             
Vinyl Acetate Monomer 3.0 ¢ $70 50 € $70 RMB 400
Ethyl Acetate 2.0 ¢ $50 30 € $50 -
Butyl Acetate - - 20 € $30 -
Formaldehyde (37%)     2.0 ¢     -     -     -     -

The above price increases are additive to the Acetic Acid price increase which was announced on May 15, 2013 (see below) and remains in effect for Q3 2013.
Product     USA, Canada and Mexico     Central and South America     Europe     Asia Outside China     China
¢ / Lb USD/MT Euro/MT USD/MT RMB/MT
                             
Acetic Acid     4.5 ¢     $100     75 €     $100     RMB 600
 

About Celanese

Celanese Corporation is a global technology leader in the production of differentiated chemistry solutions and specialty materials used in most major industries and consumer applications. With sales almost equally divided between North America, Europe and Asia, the company uses the full breadth of its global chemistry, technology and business expertise to create value for customers and the corporation. Celanese partners with customers to solve their most critical needs while making a positive impact on its communities and the world. Based in Dallas, Texas, Celanese employs approximately 7,600 employees worldwide and had 2012 net sales of $6.4 billion. For more information about Celanese Corporation and its product offerings, visit www.celanese.com or our blog at www.celaneseblog.com .

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