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.
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.
A loan programme with Suomen Hypoteekkiyhdistys will help improve environmental value and energy efficiency for many Finnish households.
A loan agreement has been signed with the Port of Tallinn for financing the acquisition of an icebreaker. Upgraded ice-breaking services are critical to the competitiveness of Estonia’s port infrastructure.
The NIB-financed wastewater treatment projects in Belarus have received grant financing from the Northern Dimension Environmental Partnership and the governments of Sweden and Finland.
NIB has signed a loan agreement with the Norwegian retail chain NorgesGruppen ASA to finance a regional distribution hub in the vicinity of the town of Tromsø in Northern Norway.
In 2012, the NIB saw further growth of its lending activities. This reflects the continued need for long-term financing in the Nordic-Baltic region. The annual profit of EUR 209 million builds a solid platform for supporting major investment projects.
A loan to Lithuania's Klaipeda Seaport will finance revamping quays and widening a navigation channel. This will help lift a major bottleneck to trade and expansion in the region.
NIB has signed a loan agreement with Helsinki Region Environmental Services Authority to finance the development of wastewater treatment in the Helsinki metropolitan region.
NIB has priced and launched a new fixed-rate AUD 400 million Kangaroo bond.