Stock Exchange release January 31, 2006 10:33:48 AM CET

Metso Corporation's Financial Statements 2005/INVITATION TO A NEWS CONFERENCE

Metso Corporation's Financial Statements 2005 will be published on
Wednesday, February 8, 2006 at about 12.00 a.m. Finnish time.
 
The news conference will be held on February 8, 2006 at
- 8:00 a.m. US EST
- 1:00 p.m. UK time
- 2:00 p.m. CET
- 3:00 p.m. Finnish time, EET
 
at Metso's Corporate Office, Fabianinkatu 9 A, Helsinki, Finland.
 
The news conference can be followed live on the Internet at www.metso.com.
 
Conference call
 
You will be able to participate in the news conference through a simultaneously arranged conference call.
 
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: +1 954 334 0342 (access code: 681 846)
            other countries: +44 (0)20 7031 4064 (access code: 681 846)
 
The presentation material will be available before the start of the news conference at www.metso.com > Investors.
 
You are most welcome to participate in the news conference or the conference call.
 
Metso Corporation
 
 
Kati Renvall        
Vice President, Corporate Communications  
 
Johanna Sintonen
Vice President, Investor Relations