Stock Exchange release December 14, 2006 09:16:19 AM CET

Correction to Metso's announcement Dec 14, 2006: Metso repurchased its own shares for use as incentives for key personnel

Metso Corporation holds 360,841 own shares corresponding to 0.025 percent of the paid up share capital of Metso Corporation - not 2.5 percent as was previously announced.         
Metso is a global engineering and technology corporation with 2005 net sales of approximately EUR 4.2 billion. Its 22,000 employees in more than 50 countries serve customers in the pulp and paper industry, rock and minerals processing, the energy industry and selected other industries.
For further information, please contact:
Aleksanteri Lebedeff, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Metso Corporation,
tel. +358 20 484 3242
Johanna Sintonen, Vice President, Investor Relations, Metso Corporation,
tel. +358 20 484 3253

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