September 02, 2005 12:32 ET

Celanese Chemicals Announces Price Increases on Celvol® Polyvinyl Alcohols

DALLAS--(CCNMatthews - Sep 2, 2005) -

Celanese Chemicals today announced that it will increase the price for all Celvol® polyvinyl alcohol grades by 11.0 percent per dry pound, globally. These changes will take effect on September 15, 2005, subject to existing contract conditions.

For more information about products or services, please contact your Celanese Polyvinyl Alcohol Sales Representative or visit our Web site at www.Celvol.com.

About Celanese

Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) is an integrated global producer of value-added industrial chemicals based in Dallas, Texas. The Company has four major businesses: Chemical Products, Technical Polymers Ticona, Acetate Products and Performance Products. Celanese has production plants in North America, Europe and Asia. In 2004, Celanese Corporation and its predecessor had combined net sales of $5.1 billion. The presentation of combined net sales of Celanese Corporation with its predecessor is not in accordance with U.S. GAAP. For more information on Celanese Corporation including a reconciliation of the combined net sales, please visit the company's web site at www.celanese.com.

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