SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 16, 2018
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222 West Las Colinas Blvd. Suite 900N, Irving, TX 75039
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition
On April 16, 2018, Celanese Corporation (the "Company") issued a press release reporting the financial results for its first quarter 2018. A copy of the press release is attached to this Current Report on Form 8-K ("Current Report") as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein solely for purposes of this Item 2.02 disclosure. Each non-US GAAP financial measure appearing in the press release is accompanied by the most directly comparable US GAAP financial measure and is reconciled to the most comparable US GAAP financial measure in Exhibit 99.2, which includes other supplemental information of interest to investors, analysts and other parties, including the reasons why management believes such Non-US GAAP financial measures provide useful information to investors, and which is incorporated herein solely for purposes of this Item 2.02 disclosure.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
(d) The following exhibits are being filed herewith:
*In connection with the disclosure set forth in Item 2.02, the information in this Current Report, including the exhibits attached hereto, is being furnished and shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of such section. The information in this Current Report, including the exhibits, shall not be incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, regardless of any incorporation by reference language in any such filing.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
/s/ JAMES R. PEACOCK III
James R. Peacock III
Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
April 16, 2018