Stock Exchange release December 22, 1999 10:00:00 AM CET

METSO'S FINANCIAL INFORMATION IN 2000

Metso Corporation will publish its financial information in 2000 as follows:

February 16, 2000 1999 Financial Statements
May 3, 2000 Interim Review for January - March 2000
August 9, 2000 Interim Review for January - June 2000
October 31, 2000 Interim Review for January – September 2000

The Annual Report for 1999 will be published during the week 11 in March 2000.

Metso Corporation's Annual General Meeting is planned to be held on March 29, 2000.