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 35
Rest of Europe 22
Asia 35
Middle East and North Africa, Turkey 8

Botnia pulp end-use %

%
Board 35
Printing papers 22
Tissue papers 34
Specialty papers 8
Other 1

Sales & Operating result

EUR million

Sales (EUR million) Operating result
2013 1314 197
2014 1296 208
2015 1445 337
2016 1351 219
2017 1876 306

Pulp Production

1000 tonnes

Production
2013 2297
2014 2257
2015 2353
2016 2317
2017 2487

Sawn timber production

1,000 m3

Production
2013 1596
2014 1662
2015 1636
2016 1795
2017 1852

 

 

Metsä Fibre​2017​2016 1)20152014​2013
​Sales, EUR million​1,876​1,3511,445​1,296​1,314​
​Operating result excl. non-recurring items, EUR million306​219337​208197​
​Return on investment, %​24​2042​3029
​Equity ration, %​48​576766​71
​Gearing, %​35​23-36​-4012​
Personnel, 31 Dec.​​1215​1,231858​842​884​
​Use of wood, mill. m³​16,7​13​131213
​Pulp production, 1,000 t​2,487​2,3172,353​2,257​2,297​
​Certification degree of supplied wood, %​92​9087​8785​
​Self-sufficiency in electricity, %​190​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 2018 Metsä Group's financial reports will be published as follows:

  • 8 November 2018: Interim Report for January–September 2018

In 2019 Metsä Group's financial reports will be published as follows:

  •  7 February 2019: Financial Statements Bulletin for 2018
  • 26 April 2019: Interim report for January–March
  • 1 August 2019: Half year financial report for January–June
  • 31 October 2019: Interim report for January–September