Profitable growth

Our business is based on  the global increase in the demand for bioproducts and bioenergy.

Key figures

Profitable growth

Metsä Fibre is a profitable supplier of softwood market pulp operating worldwide. Our mills are among the best in the business. We maintain our competitiveness with correctly timed innovation, cost-efficiency and continuous improvement of operations. Our future investments will focus on improving our environmental performance as well as the Äänekoski bioproduct mill.

Sales by market area

%
Finland 39
Rest of Europe 22
Asia 30
Middle East and North Africa, Turkey 9

Pulp end-use %

%
Board 32
Printing papers 26
Tissue papers 33
Specialty papers 7
Other 2

Sales & Operating result

EUR million

Sales (EUR million) Operating result
2012 1274 148
2013 1314 197
2014 1296 208
2015 1445 337
2016 1351 219

Pulp Production

1000 tonnes

Production
2012 2237
2013 2297
2014 2257
2015 2353
2016 2317

 

 

Metsä Fibre​2016 1)20152014​2013
​Sales, EUR million​1,3511,445​1,296​1,314​
Operating result, EUR million​​230337228197
​Operating result excl. non-recurring items, EUR million​219337​208197​
​Return on investment, %​2042​3029
​Equity ration, %​576766​71
​Gearing, %​23-36​-4012​
Personnel, 31 Dec.​​1,231858​842​884​
​Use of wood, mill. m³​13​131213
​Pulp production, 1,000 t​2,3172,353​2,257​2,297​
​Certification degree of supplied wood, %​9087​8785​
​Self-sufficiency in electricity, %​142151​149​144​

1) In key figures Metsä Fibre reports the sawmills in Finland as a part of the company since 1 November 2016. Metsä Group reports the sawmills as a part of Metsä Fibre concerning the year 2016.

Financial reporting

Financial reports concerning Metsä Fibre's activities will be published on a quarterly basis as part of Metsä Group's financial reporting. In 2017 Metsä Group's financial reports will be published as follows:

  • 4 May 2017: Interim Report for January–March 2017
  • 3 August 2017: Half Year Financial Report for January–June 2017
  • 1 November 2017: Interim Report for January–September 2017