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Metso's financial information in 2007

Metso Corporation will publish its Financial Statements and three Interim Reviews in 2007 as follows:

February 7, 2007 2006 Financial Statements April 27, 2007 Interim Review for January - March 2007 July 26, 2007 Interim Review for January - June 2007 October 25, 2007 Interim Review for January - September 2007.

The printed Annual Report for 2006 will be published during the week starting on March 12, 2007.

Metso Corporation's Annual General Meeting is planned to be held on Tuesday, April 3, 2007. Metso's Board of Directors will summon the Meeting at a later date.

Metso is a global engineering and technology corporation with 2005 net sales of approximately EUR 4.2 billion. Its 22 000 employees in more than 50 countries serve customers in the pulp and paper industry, rock and minerals processing, the energy industry and selected other industries. www.metso.com

For further information, please contact:

Johanna Sintonen, Vice President, Investor Relations, Metso Corporation, tel. +358 204 84 3253