Business risks

Atria as an investment

Business risks

Q4/2016

Possible risks in Atria's operations are related to the implementation of strategy, maintaining or improving the financial results of business areas as well as the integration of businesses. The general economic climate, market development and competitors' operations also have an impact on Atria's risks.

Incidents related to the quality and safety of raw materials and products in any part of the chain, from primary production to consumption, are ordinary risks in Atria's operational environment.

African swine fever continues to cause disruption in Estonia.  The risk is that African swine fever will spread to Finland. Atria has taken several precautionary measures to prevent the disease from spreading into its production facilities, and strives to manage the risk.

Fluctuations in the value of the rouble are reflected in Atria Russia's rouble-denominated net sales and result. As a risk-management measure, Atria Russia uses increasing amounts of local raw materials.