UPM Q1 operating profit dip

25 April 2006 – Helsinki (FIN): UPM has posted a drop in Q1 operating profit caused by an increase in energy and raw material prices.
 
UPM’s Q1 operating profit minus one-offs fell to €185 million ($229 million) from €191 million a year ago. The company’s net sales rose about 8 per cent year-on-year to €2.46 billion.