Stora Enso: Announcement with reference to Chapter 2, paragraph 10 of the Finnish Securities Markets Act

STORA ENSO OYJ STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 7 October 2009 at 07.00 GMT               
Stora Enso Oyj was informed on 7 October 2009 that the number of shares in the  
Company held by Tradewinds Global Investors, LLC (USA registered number         
801-65208) has decreased below 5% of the paid-up share capital and the number of
shares in Stora Enso Oyj on 30 September 2009.                                  

With reference to Chapter 2, paragraph 10 of the Finnish Securities Markets Act,
Stora Enso Oyj is reporting that as of 30 September 2009 the shareholding of    
Tradewinds Global Investors, LLC is as follows:                                 

| Tradewinds Global Investors,   | Number of | Number of |     % of |     % of |
| LLC                            |  R shares |     votes |   shares |    votes |
|                                |   585 805 |    58 580 |     0.74 |     0.02 |

The holding of Tradewinds Global Investors, LLC has been calculated according to
the share capital registered on 30 September 2009.                              

For further information, please contact:                                        
Ulla Paajanen-Sainio, SVP, Investor Relations, tel. +358 2046 21242                                                                                                                 

Stora Enso is the world leader in forest industry sustainability. We offer our  
customers solutions based on renewable raw materials. Our products provide a    
climate-friendly alternative to many non-renewable materials, and have a smaller
carbon footprint. Stora Enso is included in the Global 100 list of the world's  
most sustainable companies. Stora Enso is also listed in the Dow Jones          
Sustainability Index, the FTSE4Good Index, and the Climate Disclosure Leadership
Index. Stora Enso employs 29 000 people worldwide, and our sales in 2008        
amounted to EUR 11.0 billion. Stora Enso shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX        
Helsinki (STEAV, STERV) and Stockholm (STE A, STE R). In addition, the shares   
are traded in the USA as ADRs (SEOAY) in the International OTCQX                
over-the-counter market.                                                        

STORA ENSO OYJ                                                                  

Jari Suvanto			Ulla Paajanen-Sainio