DALLAS & SHANGHAI--Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global technology and specialty materials company and a global leader in vinyl acetate ethylene (VAE) emulsions, announced today that it will increase the price of vinyl acetate-based emulsions sold in China. VAE emulsions will increase by ¥ 200/MT for China effective November 20, 2016, or as contracts allow.
This price increase affects all applications including, but not limited to, adhesives, paints and coatings, waterproofing, building and construction, carpet and paper.
This increase is attributed to the continued pressures on raw materials, notably ethylene and vinyl acetate monomer (VAM).
Customers should contact their Celanese sales representative for more details.
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