Stock Exchange release July 22, 2003 01:04:50 PM CET

Metso Corporation's Interim Review January - June 2003, INVITATION TO A NEWS CONFERENCE

Metso Corporation's Interim Review January - June 2003 will be published on July 30, 2003 at noon Finnish time.
 
The news conference concerning Interim Review January - June will be held on
July 30, 2003 at
- 7.00 am US EST
- 12.00 am UK time
- 1.00 pm CET
- 2.00 pm Finnish time
at Metso Corporation's headquarters, Fabianinkatu 9 A, Helsinki.
 
The news conference can be followed live via Internet at the address www.metso.com.
 
Conference call
 
You will be able to follow the news conference also in a conference call to be arranged simultaneously.
Conference call participants are requested to call in a few minutes prior to the start of teleconference in
- US: +1 334 323 6203
- other countries: +44 (0)20 7162 0190
 
A replay is available for 48 hours after the conference in
- US: +1 334 323 6222 (access code: 163 422)
- other countries: +44 (0)20 8288 4459 (access code: 163 422)
 
Interim Review presentation material is available before the news conference in Internet at www.metso.com > Investors.
 
You are most welcome to participate in the news conference or the conference call.