Nokian posts sales gains for first half

Aug. 8, 2006

Nokian Tyres plc's net sales were 349.4 million euros during the first six months of the year.

That number represents an 18.3% increase over the first half of 2005.

Nokian's operating profit amounted to 48.6 million euros.

"The company is positioned to achieve its objectives set for 2006: steady growth in sales, upward trend in profits and better capital management," say Nokian officials.