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Interviews and opinions

Interviews and opinions

NDEP to shift focus to smaller municipalities

In June 2011, NDEP marks its 10th anniversary. Extended until 2017, it will shift its focus to wastewater treatment in smaller municipalities and energy efficiency projects.

May 2011

Upbeat note on Estonian economy

Estonia has introduced the euro. Marje Josing, Head of the Institute of Economic Research in Tallinn, comments on Estonia's way out of recession with its brand new currency.

Feb 2011

Christoffer Taxell: NIB bigger than its balance sheet

NIB has a good reputation. One could say that today NIB is much bigger than its balance sheet, says Mr Taxell, who has chaired NIB's Business Advisory Group since August 2008.

Dec 2010

Johnny Åkerholm: Basel framework contributed to the crisis

It is noteworthy that the financial crisis happened just after Basel II was introduced. The model lifts the burden of assessing the risks from bankers.

Dec 2010

Ukraine's PM: Mutual effort for energy efficiency in Eastern Europe

Mykola Azarov, Ukraine's Prime Minister, says in this interview that cooperation with international financial institutions such as NIB is invaluable to his country's development.

Dec 2010

Marjeta Jager: Northern Dimension region to become attractive for investments in transport

Interview with Marjeta Jager, Director, Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport at the European Commission.

Dec 2010

Skanska's Cecilia Fasth: Being green is a quality stamp

Swedish Skanska's Green Business Officer, Cecilia Fasth, explains how the company builds green buildings by reducing waste production, water use and energy consumption.

Oct 2010

Gabriella Lindholm: High-level networking to mobilise regional initiatives

Cross-sector cooperation is crucial in the work HELCOM is doing everyday to preserve its credibility as an expert organisation, says Gabriella Lindholm, HELCOM's chairperson.

Oct 2010

Minister Kreivys: Lithuania to emerge as knowledge economy

After a year of steep decline, the outlook is good in the Lithuanian economy. The country's Minister of Economy Dainius Kreivys is optimistic.

Oct 2010

Gatis Kokins: Excellence to drive Latvia's economy in the future?

The Latvian economy was unprepared for the global financial crisis. Now that optimism's back, the cost structure suggests excellence as a driving power of tomorrow.

Oct 2010



NIB lends for municipal investments in Tartu, Estonia

A loan to the City of Tartu will finance municipal investments in road infrastructure and education institutions.

30 Nov 2017

NIB and Volvofinans Bank sign new loan programme for SMEs in Sweden

A loan facility with Volvofinans Bank AB will finance the acquisition of commercial vehicles for SMEs and small mid-caps in Sweden.

27 Nov 2017

NIB lends to transmission lines in Iceland

A ten-year loans to Icelandic Landsnet is earmarked for expanding and strengthening the electricity network in Iceland.

23 Nov 2017