Celanese Announces Acetyl Intermediates Price Increases

Celanese Announces Acetyl Intermediates Price Increases

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Celanese Corporation (NYS: CE) , a global technology and specialty materials company, will increase list and off-list selling prices for the following products on October 1, 2013, or as contracts allow.

Product  North America  

and South



USA Canada Mexico      
Acetic Acid-----$20
Vinyl Acetate Monomer2.0 ¢2.0 ¢$60$60€ 50$40
Ethyl Acetate----€ 50$20
Butyl Acetate----€ 35$20
Formaldehyde (37%)2.0 ¢-----
Paraformaldehyde  6.0 ¢ 6.0 ¢ $130  $130  -  -

The above price increases are in addition to the Acetic Acid and Vinyl Acetate Monomer price increases that were previously announced on August 26 and August 29, 2013, respectively, for China (see below), which remain in effect for Q4 2013.

Product  China
Acetic Acid  RMB 150
Vinyl Acetate Monomer  RMB 300

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, visitwww.celanese.comor our blog atwww.celaneseblog.com.

Investor Relations:
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Media Relations:
W. Travis Jacobsen, +1 972-443-3750

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