Q3/2020 (compared with Q3/2019): *Sales decreased by 13.5% to EUR 2 079 (2 402) million, due to lower deliveries and prices. *Operational EBIT decreased to EUR 175 (245) million. The impact of lower sales was partly offset by continued cost management. *Operational EBIT margin was 8.4% (10.2%). *Operating profit (IFRS) was EUR 145 (170) million. *Operational ROCE was 6.7% (9.2%), below the strategic target of more than 13%. Q1–Q3/2020 (year-on-year): *Sales were EUR 6 400 (7 644) million, mainly as a result of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, and the Finnish union strikes during the first quarter. *Operational EBIT was EUR 532 (879) million.
Please be advised, effective with shipments July 1, 2018 the US transaction price for 45 gsm Marathon Newsprint from Catalyst Paper will be increasing by $22.00/Metric Tonne for new and existing orders. 43 gsm and 40 gsm Marathon Lite newsprint will be increasing according to past practice.
Please be advised, effective with shipments July 1, 2018, the US transaction price for 20.9# (34gsm) directory business with Catalyst Paper will be increasing by $30.00 / short ton for new and existing orders. Other basis weights will be increased according to past practice.