With reference to the decision by the Presidents of Uruguay and Argentina
regarding sus-pension of Botnia´s pulp mill project for a period of 90 days, we
hereby announce that the government of Uruguay has not yet made official
contact with Botnia on this matter. We shall make an announcement as soon as we
have received an official communication from the Uruguay government.
Construction work on Botnias´s pulp mill project is progressing as normal.
Approximately 1,500 Uruguayan building workers are currently employed on the
Enquiries should be made to Annikki Rintala, Vice President, Communications,
tel. +358 500 563 612.