Celanese Announces Acetyl Intermediates Price Increases

  Celanese Announces Acetyl Intermediates Price Increases

Business Wire

DALLAS -- January 11, 2013

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,     Central               Asia
                                 Canada  and South  Europe   Outside
Product                           and      America               China
                                  USD/LB   USD/MT      Euro/MT   USD/MT
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 $6.8billion, 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.


Celanese Corporation
Investor Relations
Jon Puckett, +1-972-443-4965
Telefax: +1-972-332-9373
Media Relations
Linda Beheler, +1-972-443-4924
Telefax: +1-972-443-8519
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