Stock Exchange release January 28, 2004 12:41:58 PM CET

Metso Corporation's Financial Statements 2003/INVITATION TO A NEWS CONFERENCE

Metso Corporation's Financial Statements 2003 will be published on
Wednesday, February 4, 2004 at 1:30 pm Finnish time.
The news conference will be held on February 4, 2004 at
- 8:30 am US EST
- 1:30 pm UK time
- 2:30 pm CET
- 3:30 pm Finnish time
at Metso Corporation's headquarters, Fabianinkatu 9 A, Helsinki, Finland.
The news conference can be followed live via Internet at the address
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: +1 334 420 4951
other countries: +44 (0)20 7162 0197
- A replay is available for 48 hours after the conference in
US: +1 334 323 6222 (access code: 839 932)
other countries: +44 (0)20 8288 4459 (access code: 839 932)
Interim Review presentation material is available before the news conference in Internet at > Investors.
You are most welcome to participate in the news conference or the conference call.
Metso Corporation
Helena Aatinen, Senior Vice President,  Corporate  Communications
Eeva Mäkelä,  Manager, Investor Relations