26.5.2004: Meldung: Competition authorities investigate Stora Enso premises
Representatives of the Finnish Competition Authority visited Stora Enso Forest"s office at Imatra and regional offices at Summa, Joensuu, Savonlinna and Kuopio in Finland.
In addition, the Company"s North American division has received a subpoena for documents from the Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice.
Stora Enso co-operates fully with these investigations.
Stora Enso is an integrated paper, packaging and forest products
company producing publication and fine papers, packaging boards and
wood products, areas in which the Group is a global market leader.
Stora Enso sales totalled EUR 12.2 billion in 2003. The Group has
some 44 000 employees in more than 40 countries in five continents
and about 15.7 million tonnes of paper and board annual production
capacity and 7.4 million m3 of sawn wood products, including 2.8
million m3 of value-added products. Stora Enso"s shares are listed in
Helsinki, Stockholm and New York.
Stora Enso Oyj
Business ID 1039050-8
Jyrki Kurkinen, Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs, tel. +358 2046
Kari Vainio, Executive Vice President, Corporate Communications, tel.
+44 77 9934 8197
Keith B Russell, Senior Vice President, Investor Relations, tel. +44
20 7016 3146
Ulla Paajanen-Sainio, Vice President, Investor Relations and
Financial Communications, tel. +358 2046 21242