INTERIM REPORT JANUARY – JUNE 2004
* Shareholders’ equity per share SEK 9.51 (31.12.03: 9.50)
* Equity/assets ratio 72 % (31.12.03: 73%)
* The pulp market for long-fibre chemical pulp has had a continued positive development as to prices and deliveries, whereas the development for short-fibre chemical pulp and mechanical pulp has been weaker.
* Earlier published forecast remains meaning that the result for the whole of 2004 is expected to improve compared to 2003.
(For complete interim report see attached file)