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Hitt og þetta 11. apríl 2006

Kesko Corporation reports sales up by 15.3% in January-March 2006

Nordic Business Report-April 11, 2006-Kesko Corporation reports sales up by 15.3% in January-March 2006
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Finnish trading house Kesko Corporation reported on Tuesday (11 April) an increase of 15.3% in sales to EUR2.10bn in January-March 2006, as compared to the corresponding period in 2005.

Sales in Finland increased by 5.8% to EUR1.65bn while sales in other countries increased by 71.8% to EUR452.0m, against January-March 2005.

Kesko Group's sales in March 2006 increased by 13.2% to EUR785.4m, as compared to March 2005.

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

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