Celanese Announces Intermediate Chemistry 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 1, 2014:
Product     North America    

Central and South America
    Europe    

Asia Outside China

USA, Canada
    Mexico            
    ¢ / Lb     ¢ / Lb     USD/MT     Euro/MT     USD/MT
Acetic Acid     2.5 ¢     2.5 ¢     $50     € 30     $100
Acetic Anhydride     7.0 ¢     7.0 ¢     $150     € 150     $150 1
Vinyl Acetate Monomer     2.5 ¢     $100/MT     $100     € 70     $100
Butyl Acetate     -     -     -     € 35     $60
Ethyl Acetate     2.5 ¢     2.5 ¢     $50     € 50     $70
Formaldehyde     2.0 ¢     -     -     -     -
 

The above price increases are incremental to the below price increases previously announced on November 4, 2013:
Product     North America    

Central and South America
    Europe    

Asia Outside China

USA, Canada
    Mexico            
    ¢ / Lb     ¢ / Lb     USD/MT     Euro/MT     USD/MT
Acetic Acid     2.5 ¢     2.5 ¢     $55     € 30     $55 2
Acetic Anhydride     3.0 ¢     3.0 ¢     $65     -     -
 

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 .

All registered trademarks are owned by Celanese International Corporation or its affiliates.

1 Excludes Japan and Korea

2 Amended price increase

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