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 in 2016: Lending up on strong public infrastructure demand

In 2016, NIB increased its new lending to EUR 4.4 billion. While corporate investment remained subdued, the demand for long-term loans saw strong growth, particularly in the public sector.

15 Mar 2017

NIB finances improved wastewater treatment in central Finland

A 25-year loan is earmarked for refurbishing and expanding the capacity of the Nenäinniemi wastewater treatment plant in central Finland.

27 Mar 2017

NIB funds dairy and nutrition science research in Finland

A loan to the Finnish dairy company Valio Ltd. will finance the company’s research programme in 2016–2020.

28 Feb 2017


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