INTERIM REPORT January - September 2003

· Sales SEK 11,722 m. (11,708).
· Net income amounted to SEK 327 m. (410).
· Earnings per share SEK 3.07 (3.85).
· Order bookings during the first nine months were SEK 15 billion
(16), of which SEK 3 billion (3) in the third quarter. Order backlog
amounted thereby to SEK 46 billion (44).
· Operating income SEK 625 m. (678) and income after financial items
SEK 507 m. (593),incl. structural cost SEK 265 m. (40).
· Operating cash flow amounted to SEK 298 m. (-702).
· Operating Income, for the full year, including structural cost is
forecast on a level with last year.

For further information, please contact:

Lars Wahlund, SVP, Corporate Financial Control tel. +46 13 18 71 35
Iréne Svensson, SVP, Corporate Communications tel. +46 8 463 01 30


Press conference with CEO Åke Svensson:
Today Wednesday October 8, 14.30, World Trade
Center, Stockholm

Telephone interview with CEO Åke Svensson:
Today Wednesday October 8 tel.+46 13 18 00 18
Contact Peter Larsson tel.+46 734 18 00 18

International teleconference:
Today Wednesday October 8, 16.00 (CET). tel. +46 13 18 71 49
Contact Marita Sidén for registration and further tel.+46 734 18 71 49
information.

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