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; industries 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:
|Energy & environment||35%|
|Industries & services||27%|
|Infrastructure, transport & telecom||23%|
|Financial institutions & SMEs||16%|
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