Price Increases

Celanese to raise emulsions prices in Europe, the Middle East and Africa

June 5, 2012

Celanese Corporation said it is raising the price of all emulsions sold in Europe, the Middle East and Africa by up to EUR 80/MT effective June 1, 2012, or as contracts allow. This price increase includes all vinyl acetate and acrylic-based emulsions and affects applications including, but not limited to, adhesives, paint and coatings, building and construction, nonwovens, glass fiber, carpet, paper and textiles. Celanese also previously announced it will increase the price of all emulsions—vinyl acetate/ethylene (VAE), vinyl acrylic, pure acrylic, PVAc homopolymers and other copolymers—sold in the Americas by $0.03/wet pound effective May 14, 2012, or as contracts allow.