05 Mar 2004


Norske Skog has today sold 186,640 shares to employees in Europe and South America and abroad, at a price of NOK 104.
Norske Skog has now 546,112 shares in treasury.
Sale of shares to employees in Australia and New Zealand will be executed within the next 2 weeks.
Skogn, 4 March, 2004
Norske Skogindustrier ASA
Jarle Langfjæran