Stora Enso North America indicted

14 December 2006 — Helsinki (FIN): Stora Enso North America has been indicted by the US Antitrust authorities for alleged anticompetitive conduct in connection with the sale of coated magazine paper in the USA in 2002 and 2003.

Stora Enso denies any wrongdoing and will enter a plea of not guilty when it appears before the court to respond to the indictment.

 

No Stora Enso employee has been charged individually.

 

A trial is expected to occur next year.