Metso's Corporate Governance Statement 2009 issued

Metso Corporation's company release on February 9, 2010 at 2:30 p.m.

Metso has today issued its Corporate Governance Statement 2009. The statement is
prepared in accordance with the recommendation of the Finnish Corporate
Governance Code.

Metso Corporate Governance Statement 2009 as a PDF is attached in this release.

The corporate governance statement is available on Metso's website, <>

Metso is a global supplier of sustainable technology and services for mining,
construction, power generation, automation, recycling and the pulp and paper
industries. We have about 27,000 employees in more than 50 countries.

Further information, please contact:
Johanna Henttonen, Vice President, Investor Relations, Metso Corporation, tel.
+358 20 484 3253

Metso Corporation

Olli Vaartimo
Executive Vice President and CFO

Kati Renvall
Vice President, Group Communications

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