NIB Nordic Investment Bank

Nordic Investment Bank

Nordic Investment Bank

International financial institution of the Nordic and Baltic countries

NIB's vision is a prosperous and sustainable Nordic-Baltic region. NIB finances projects that improve competitiveness and the environment of the Nordic and Baltic countries.

To improve competitiveness of its member countries, the NIB-financed projects support productivity growth through

  • technical progress and innovation
  • development of human capital
  • improvements in infrastructure
  • increased market efficiency

In terms of the environment, NIB lends to projects that lead to

  • improved resource efficiency
  • development of a competitive low carbon economy
  • protection of the environment and its ecosystem services
  • development of clean technology

The Bank offers long-term loans and guarantees on competitive market terms to its clients in the private and public sectors. Projects considered for financing are viewed from a sustainable growth perspective.

NIB is an international financial institution owned by Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden. The Bank has lending operations both in and outside its member countries.

NIB acquires the funds for its lending by borrowing on the international capital markets. NIB's bonds enjoy the highest possible credit rating. 

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News

NIB co-finances new bio heating plant in Lahti, Finland

A loan to the City of Lahti will help halve CO2 emissions by 2025 compared to 1990 levels.

2 Dec 2016

NIB signs loan with European Spallation Source for materials science research

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

NIB finances new schools in Turku, western Finland

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


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