Celanese Announces Acetyls Price Increases

Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global technology and specialty materials company, will increase list and off-list selling prices for acetic acid and acetic anhydride in view of the recent rapid increase and continued volatility in global methanol prices. The price increases below will be effective immediately, or as contracts allow.
Product     North America    

Central and South America
    Europe     China    

Asia Outside China

USA, Canada
    ¢ / Lb     ¢ / Lb     USD/MT     Euro/MT     RMB/MT     USD/MT
Acetic Acid     2.5 ¢     2.5 ¢     $55     € 30     RMB 250     $35
Acetic Anhydride     3.0 ¢     3.0 ¢     $65     -     -     -

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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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