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Hitt og þetta 25. apríl 2006

Outokumpu Group reports 3-month operating profit of EUR71m

Nordic Business Report-April 25, 2006-Outokumpu Group reports 3-month operating profit of EUR71m
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Finnish metals and technology company Outokumpu Group reported on Tuesday (25 April) an operating profit of EUR71m on net sales of EUR1.55bn for the financial quarter January-March 2006.

Operating profit for the three-month period decreased from EUR121m, while net sales increased from EUR1.46bn, as compared to the corresponding period in 2005.

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

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