Celanese Announces Emulsions Price Increases For Americas And EMEA Regions

DALLAS — December 15, 2010 — Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global technology and specialty
materials company and global leader in emulsion polymers, announced today it will increase the
price of all emulsions sold in the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Africa according to the below
table, effective January 1, 2011, or as contracts allow.


North, Central and

South America


Europe, Africa and

Middle East

Pure 100% acrylic emulsions       Up to $0.21/lb.       €60/t
Vinyl acetate ethylene (VAE)       Up to $0.035/lb.       €30/t

Vinyl-based copolymers (vinyl

acrylic, vinyl acetate/versatate)

      Up to $0.12/lb.       €30/t
Vinyl acetate homopolymers       Up to $0.025/lb       €30/t
Styrene acrylic               €50/t

The primary reason for these price increases is increased raw material costs, and this increase
is in addition to the one previously announced effective for October 1, 2010.

These price increases include all emulsions and affects applications including, but not limited
to, adhesives, paint and coatings, building and construction, nonwovens, glass fiber, carpet and

Customers should contact their Celanese sales representative for more details.

Posted on December 21, 2010

Source: Celanese