Report on Operations full year 2006

• Net sales for the fourth quarter amounted to 3,457 MSEK (3,500), and 12,911 MSEK (13,311) for the full year
• Operating income increased by 18% to 799 MSEK (678) for the fourth quarter and by 15% to 3,235 MSEK (2,825) for the full year
• Net income for the fourth quarter amounted to 602 MSEK (456), and 2,331 MSEK (1,777) for the full year
• EPS for the fourth quarter was up 48% to 2.18 SEK (1.47), and up 45% to 8.12 SEK (5.61) for the full year
• The Board proposes an increased dividend to 2.50 SEK (2.10)

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Swedish Match AB (publ), SE-118 85 Stockholm
Visiting address: Rosenlundsgatan 36, Telephone: +46 8 658 02 00
Corporate Identity Number: 556015-0756
www.swedishmatch.com
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About Us

Swedish Match develops, manufactures, and sells quality products with market-leading brands. Swedish Match’s product areas are Snus and moist snuff, Other tobacco products (cigars and chewing tobacco), Lights (matches, lighters, and complementary products), and Other operations. Production is located in six countries, with sales concentrated in Scandinavia and the US. The Swedish Match share is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm (SWMA). Swedish Match’s vision is a world without cigarettes. Some of its well-known brands include: General, Longhorn, White Owl, Red Man, Fiat Lux, and Cricket.

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