SHARE REPURCHASE 31.5.2005

STORA ENSO OYJ                ANNOUNCEMENT 31.5.2005

SHARE REPURCHASE 31.5.2005






Trade date                    31.5.2005
Bourse Trade                  BUY
Share                         STERV
Amount                        113 200           shares  
Total cost                    1 207 494         EUR
Average price / share         10.67             EUR
Highest price / share         10.70             EUR
Lowest price / share          10.65             EUR


Stora Enso Oyj holds 25 500 A-shares and 17 841 103 R-shares 
including the amount repurchased 31.5.2005.


On behalf of Stora Enso Oyj


Alfred Berg Finland Oyj Abp


Ari Kiuru               Janne Siik


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