NIB finances projects in various sectors, including, for example: investments in infrastructure, such as energy and transport; investments improving the environment; and large investments by the corporate sector such as in research and development, the improvement of manufacturing processes and the internationalisation of businesses.
NIB's four business areas are: energy and environment; infrastructure, transportation and telecom; heavy industry and mechanical engineering; consumer goods and services; financial institutions and SMEs.
The Bank has developed a set of guiding principles for lending in the energy sector:
NIB channels financing to projects of small and medium-sized enterprises through intermediaries.
The breakdown of NIB lending into sectors is shown in the graph below:
NIB has provided a EUR 61 million loan to DNB Bank ASA. The funds will be onlent to finance one of northern Europe’s largest onshore wind farms, in Jädraås, eastern Sweden.
22 May 2013
NIB and Latvia’s state railway company have signed a new loan for upgrading a railway section in the country’s east-west transport corridor.
22 May 2013
A loan agreement has been signed with the Swedish company Vimmerby Energi & Miljö AB to finance a new bio-fuelled combined heat and power plant.
8 May 2013