Purchase of company's own shares and their invalidation

Referring to the statement by Juha Niemelä, President and CEO of UPM-Kymmene Corporation in today's press conference where he indicated the purchase of company's own shares and their invalidation as in earlier years, UPM-Kymmene states that no decision on the proposal for Annual General Meeting has been made.


UPM-Kymmene Corporation
Corporate Communications
6 February, 2001