|Date of loan:||5 May 2017|
|Customer:||Government through Ministry of Finance|
|Amount in EUR:||EUR 150 million|
|NACE sector / loan type:||Loan programme|
|Financial institutions and SMEs|
|This loan contributes to climate change mitigation: 75%|
The loan programme has been provided for onlending to projects fulfilling NIB’s mandate within selected sectors of the Chinese economy. It is expected that the loan facility will finance larger projects that take advantage of technology and know-how from the Bank’s member countries. The facility will be targeted mainly towards environmental projects. The sectors will be agreed with the Ministry of Finance and reviewed at regular intervals. Funds under the loan programme will be allocated to individual projects with loan maturities from ten to thirteen years.
A project under the loan programme is deemed to have met NIB’s competitiveness impact criteria if its share of the member country content is at least 30%. In order to ensure the fulfilment of the environmental mandate, at least 75% of the projects financed under the loan programme are expected to meet NIB’s climate change mitigation criteria.
All projects will be reviewed against the criteria as defined in NIB's Sustainability Policy and Guidelines.
On 11 May, NIB increased the NIB Environmental Bond 2024 by EUR 500 million to EUR 1 billion to support lending to selected environmental projects.
12 May 2017
A new loan programme will finance environmental improvements and projects in selected sectors of the Chinese economy.
8 May 2017
A loan to the Swedish property developer Vasakronan AB will finance the renovation and construction of green buildings in Stockholm and Gothenburg.
5 May 2017