Rautaruukki Oyj	   Stock Exchange Release	19.12.2007 at 9.05


Between 1 November 2007 and 28 November 2007 a total of 2,000 Rautaruukki
shares have been subscribed with the warrants based on the bond loan with
warrants 2003. The share capital has been increased by 3,400.00 euros due to
the subscriptions. The increase of the share capital has been registered at the
Trade Register on 19 December 2007. 

The new shares will provide the shareholder's rights starting from the date of
registration 19 December 2007. The estimation is that the shares will be
subject to public trading at the OMX Nordic Exchange Helsinki with the old
Rautaruukki shares (RTRKS) as of the following day.

After the increase the share capital of Rautaruukki shall be 238,336,817.60
euros and the total number of shares 140,198,128. This number includes the
shares held by the company. 

The next increase of share capital based on the bond loan with warrants 2003
shall take place in February 2008 when the new shares subscribed by 31 December
2007 will be registered. 

Further information:
Tiina Bäckman, VP, Legal Tel. +358 20 592 9068

Rautaruukki Corporation

Anne Pirilä 
SVP, Corporate Communications and Investor Relations 

Rautaruukki supplies metal-based components, systems and integrated systems to
the construction and mechanical engineering industries. The company has a wide
selection of metal products and services. Rautaruukki has operations in 24
countries and employs 14,700 people. Net sales in 2006 totalled EUR 3.7
billion. The company's share is quoted on the OMX Nordic Exchange Helsinki
(Rautaruukki Oyj: RTRKS). The Corporation has used the marketing name Ruukki
since 2004. 


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