NIB provides long-term complementary financing to projects that, in compliance with NIB's mission, improve competitiveness and the environment of the Nordic and Baltic countries. NIB finances projects in many sectors in member and non-member counties. In particular, NIB aims at providing added value in energy, transport and environmental improvements.
NIB offers its customers—both private and public—tailor-made loans and guarantees on competitive market terms.
NIB aims at being a flexible and reliable partner.
NIB's strengths are its:
• status as an international financial institution, which facilitates the financing of cross-border activities;
• highest possible credit rating, which enables a stable supply of long-term financing;
• experience in complex financing structures in cooperation with other international financial institutions and public and private sector lenders; and
• professional and motivated lending experts.
Loan proposals are directed to NIB's Lending Department. There are no formal requirements for a loan proposal. All projects financed by NIB should improve competitiveness and/or the environment, in accordance with NIB's mandate and eligibility criteria. Furthermore, outside the membership area, projects financed by NIB should be of mutual interest to the country of the borrower and the member countries.
A loan to the City of Lahti will help halve CO2 emissions by 2025 compared to 1990 levels.
2 Dec 2016
A loan to the European Spallation Source ERIC will finance the construction of one of the world's most powerful neutron research facilities in Lund, Sweden.
29 Nov 2016
A loan to the City of Turku is earmarked for the construction and renovation of schools and day care facilities in the city up to 2019.
28 Nov 2016