Iceland is regaining stability in the aftermath of the financial crisis. The main task now is to sustain economic growth. The country has many fundamental strengths - highly educated and young population, good legal framework and connections to the rest of the world, says Ms Oddný G. Harðardóttir, Finance Minister of Iceland, in this interview.
Henrik Normann has been appointed President and CEO of NIB. Mr Normann will take up his new position on 1 April 2012. The NIB Newsletter interviewed the incoming president who is currently working as the Managing Director of Danske Markets.
"Like generals who fight the last war, the new Basel model is set to solve the previous problems. I doubt the wisdom of regulating the financial system in such great detail. It will provide wrong incentives to the financial sector," said NIB President Johnny Åkerholm in his remarks delivered at a conference held by Finland's Financial Supervision Authority.
Mr Gauthier who joined NIB in June 2011 as head of the competitiveness analysis, explains the function he is in charge of at the Bank.
Introductory remarks delivered by NIB Presidnet at the Nordic Prime Minister's Globalisation Forum in Copenhagen on 31 October 2011.
In this interview with the NIB Newsletter, Odd Per Brekk of the IMF talks about the determinants of long-term economic growth in Russia.
To boost its global competitiveness, the Baltic Sea region needs to develop its own digital agenda.
Jannik Lindbæk, former President of NIB, says NIB is living up to its reputation as a long-term lender with a strong environmental mandate.
With its new director, the new Northern Dimension Partnership on Transport and Logistics moves from vision to practice. Interview with Oddgeir Danielsen.
Most of the factors that supported the growth in the past 20 years will not play the same role in the next 20 years. Johnny Åkerholm on the challenges the Nordic Baltic region is facing.
NIB has issued its fourth increase, AUD 100 million, to its 10-year Kangaroo issue due 19 April 2022.
15 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
At its annual meeting in Vilnius, Lithuania, NIB's Board of Governors decided to resume dividend payments to the member countries. The 2012 dividend amounts to EUR 52 million.
30 Apr 2013