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Celanese Announces Price Increases

DALLAS, Nov 12, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global technology and specialty materials company, will increase list and off-list selling prices for the following products effective Nov 15, 2010, or as contracts allow.

Product USA, Central Europe China Asia Canada and Outside and South China Mexico America USD/LB USD/MT Euro/MT RMB/MT USD/MT ----------- Acetic Acid $0.05 $100 75 700 RMB $100 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 7,400 employees worldwide and had 2009 net sales of $5.1 billion, with approximately 73% generated outside of North America. For more information about Celanese Corporation and its global product offerings, visit www.celanese.com.

Forward-Looking Statements This release may contain "forward-looking statements," which include information concerning the company's plans, objectives, goals, strategies, future revenues or performance, capital expenditures, financing needs and other information that is not historical information. When used in this release, the words "outlook," "forecast," "estimates," "expects," "anticipates," "projects," "plans," "intends," "believes," and variations of such words or similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements are based upon current expectations and beliefs and various assumptions. There can be no assurance that the company will realize these expectations or that these beliefs will prove correct. There are a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements contained in this release. Numerous factors, many of which are beyond the company's control, could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed as forward-looking statements. Certain of these risk factors are discussed in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Any forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date on which it is made, and the company undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date on which it is made or to reflect the occurrence of anticipated or unanticipated events or circumstances.

Celanese(R) is a registered trademark of Celanese Corporation.

SOURCE: Celanese Corporation CONTACT: Celanese Corporation Investor Relations Andy Green, +1 972-443-4965 Telefax: +1 972-332-9373 Andy.Green@celanese.com or Media Relations Travis Jacobsen, +1 972-443-3750 Telefax: +1 972-443-8519 William.Jacobsen@celanese.com Copyright Business Wire 2010 -0- KEYWORD: United States

North America

Texas INDUSTRY KEYWORD: Manufacturing

Chemicals/Plastics SUBJECT CODE: Product/Service