Net turnover, SEK m Jan - Dec 2 690 (2 429)

Okt - Dec 713 (607)

Income after net financial items, SEK m Jan - Dec -23 (-103)

Okt - Dec 21 (-21)

Earnings per share after net financial items, SEK Jan - Dec -0,13 (-0,57)

Okt - Dec 0,12 (-0,11)

Profit/loss after tax, SEK m Jan - Dec -8 (-63)

Okt - Dec 24 (-4)

Earnings per share after tax, SEK Jan - Dec -0,05 (-0,35)

Okt - Dec 0,13 (-0,02)

Cash flow per share, SEK Jan - Dec 0,19 (-2,28)

Okt - Dec 0,48 (-0,25)

Shareholders' equity per share, SEK 7,78 (8,45)

Equity/assets ratio 57 % (58 %)

· The income after net financial items for the fourth quarter 2006 amounted to SEK 22 (-21) million.

· The loss for 2006 after net financial items was SEK -23 ( 103) million. Provisions for restructuring according to the cost-cutting programme announced in February 2006 affected the result in the amount of SEK -27 million. The ongoing cost-cutting programme reduced costs by around SEK 40 million for the year and is expected to bring additional savings of around SEK 45 million in 2007.

· At the end of August Rottneros announced that, due to the high electricity prices, it would begin negotiations on the closure of Utansjö Mill with a view to moving the plant out of the country. Negotiations on the mill’s closure are still under way and no definitive plan has yet been drawn up.

· The Board proposes a dividend of SEK 0.10 per share (SEK 0.10).

· The company is expecting the pulp market to remain strong.

· The company will not be providing a forecast for the full year 2007.

(For complete report see attached file)

About Us

Rottneros is an independent producer of market pulp. The Group comprises the parent company Rottneros AB, listed on NASDAQ Stockholm, and its subsidiaries Rottneros Bruk AB and Vallviks Bruk AB with operations involving the production and sale of market pulp. The Group also includes Rottneros Packaging AB, which manufactures fibre trays, and the wood procurement company Rottneros Baltic SIA in Latvia. The Group has just over 280 employees and had a turnover of approximately SEK 1.7 billion in the 2016 financial year.


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