Celanese Corporation
NYSE : CE

Celanese Corporation

September 07, 2005 11:31 ET

Celanese Chemicals Announces Solvent Price Increases

DALLAS--(CCNMatthews - Sep 7, 2005) -

Celanese Chemicals will increase list and off-list selling prices for all solvent products, as listed below effective October 1, 2005, or as contracts allow.



South and Asia,
Product USA, Canada Central Africa,
& Mexico America Middle East Europe
$/LB. $/MT $/MT EUR/MT
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n-Butanol $0.10 $220
Isobutanol $0.10 $220 $220 EUR 175
n-Butyraldehyde $0.10
n-Propanol $0.10 $220 $220 EUR 175
Propionaldehyde $0.10
MEK $0.08
Ethyl Acetate $0.10 $220 $220 EUR 175
n-Butyl Acetate $0.10 $220 $220 EUR 175
Isobutyl Acetate $0.10 $220 $220 EUR 175
n-Propyl Acetate $0.10 $220 $220 EUR 175
Isopropyl Acetate $0.10 $220 $220 EUR 175
Methyl Isobutyl
Carbinol $0.10 $220 $220 EUR 175
Methyl Isobutyl
Ketone $0.10 $220 $220 EUR 175
Di Acetone Alcohol $0.08 $175 $175 EUR 140
Formic Acid $0.08 $175 EUR 140



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 website at www.celanese.com.

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