“The updated outlook is based on our specified forecast and our view of the market situation. Despite the dip experienced in the first quarter, we expect the sales volumes in tons in full year 2016 to remain at the healthy level of 2015. However, we estimate the sales prices to fall short of those of 2015. The decrease in sales prices is affected by the market prices of the products and the lower price level of raw materials compared to 2015. Exchange rates’ effect on net sales in 2016 is estimated to be minimal,” Nina Kopola, president & CEO, says.
Suominen will publish its interim report for January-September 2016 on Thursday, October 27, 2016 approximately at 8 a.m. EEST.