Celanese Increases Price for Engineered Materials Polymer Products

August 20 2018

Celanese Corporation increased prices on its propylene-based (PP) long fiber thermoplastics (LFT), including Celstran, and its polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) compounded engineering plastics, including Celenex, Vandar, Impet, Pibiter, OmniTech and Compel due to continued increases in raw material costs globally as well as the United States Trade Representative’s (USTR) implementation of a 25 percent tariff on PBT and PET products imported into the U.S. from China. The price increases below will be effective for orders shipped on or after August 23, 2018, or as contracts otherwise allow.

Product: Propylene-based (PP) LFT grades
Americas (USD/kg): -
Europe (EUR/kg): -
China (CNY/kg): CNY 1.00
Asia Outside China (USD/kg): -

Product: Polyamide 66-based long-fiber thermoplastic grades (PA66-LFT)
Americas (USD/kg): -
Europe (EUR/kg): -
China (CNY/kg): CNY 3.00
Asia Outside China (USD/kg): -

Product: PBT and PET
Americas (USD/kg): +25%
Europe (EUR/kg): Euro 0.13
China (CNY/kg): -
Asia Outside China (USD/kg): $0.15

Individual grades may be subject to a higher increase than specified above.

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