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Hitt og þetta 19. júlí 2006

Fortum Corporation reports 6-month operating profit of EUR784m

Nordic Business Report-July 19, 2006-Fortum Corporation reports 6-month operating profit of EUR784m
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Finnish energy company Fortum Corporation reported on Wednesday (19 July) an operating profit of EUR784m on sales of EUR2,291m for the financial period January-June 2006.

Both operating profit and sales for the six-month period increased, respectively from EUR633m and EUR1,991m, as compared to the corresponding period in 2005.

Operating profit for the quarter April-June 2006 amounted to EUR312m on sales of EUR948m.

One euro (EUR) is worth approximately 0.69 British pounds (GBP).

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