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Celanese: Price hikes in Europe and US

US acetyls specialist Celanese (Dallas, Texas; www.celanese.com) has announced several price increases effective 1 February 2010. In Europe, the group will raise the cost of its vinyl acetate (VAM), acetic acid and ethyl acetate by EUR 30/t, whereas butyl acetate will cost an additional EUR 40/t.

On the same date, Celanese will raise the price of VAM in the US by USD 100/t.

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