Metsa Tissue's Financial Reporting in 2003

Espoo, FINLAND


HELSINKI, Finland, Dec. 5, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Metsa Tissue Corporation will report its financial results as follows during 2003:


Financial statement bulletin for 2002         6 February 2003

Interim Report for January - March 2003      25 April 2003

Interim Report for January - June 2003       25 July 2003

Interim Report for January - September 2003  24 October 2003

Metsa Tissue's Annual Report for 2002 will be published during the week beginning March 3, 2003. The company's Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 18, 2003.

METSA TISSUE CORPORATION

Timo Suuriniemi, Chief Financial Officer

For more information:


Timo Suuriniemi, Chief Financial Officer
tel. +358 1046 94580, gsm +358 50 560 8271

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