Celanese to raise prices on VAM US$0.03/lb. in U.S., Canada and Mexico, US$50/tonne in Central, South America, €50/tonne in Europe, US$50/tonne in Asia, excluding China and 200 yuan/tonne in China, effective immediately

DALLAS , February 15, 2012 (press release) – Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE - News), a global technology and specialty materials company, will increase list and off-list selling prices for the following products effective immediately, or as contracts allow.

                     
Product  
USA, Canada
and Mexico
 
Central
and
South
America
  Europe  
Asia
Outside
China
  China
  USD/LB   USD/MT   Euro/MT   USD/MT   RMB/MT
                   
                     
Acetic Acid   $0.02   $50   €50   $50  
200 RMB
Vinyl Acetate Monomer   $0.03   $75   €80   $50   300 RMB
Acetic Anhydride   -   -   €80   $50   200 RMB
Ethyl Acetate   -   -   €50   $50   -
Butyl Acetate   -   -   €100   $50   -
MIBC   $0.25   $550   -   -   -
MIBK   $0.30   $660   -   -   -
Isopropyl Alcohol   $0.20   $440   -   -   -
                     
About Celanese

Celanese Corporation is a global technology leader in the production of specialty materials and chemical products which 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 $6.8 billion, with approximately 73% generated outside of North America. For more information about Celanese Corporation and its global product offerings, visit www.celanese.com.

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