Bente Hagem of Norwegian Statnett and Jukka Ruusunen of Finnish Fingrid outline the priorities for the energy sector in the Nordic-Baltic region.
The financial crisis has sparked a flurry of policy innovation in Britain. One suggestion is a British Investment Bank that could be modelled after NIB.
The strength of the cooperation in the Barents region lies in its practical nature and its regional and local dimension. Read about Finland's Arctic Strategy in the column by the Finnish Foreign Minister, Erkki Tuomioja.
Rail Baltic, a major EU-funded project, is now firmly on track after the partner countries – the three Baltic States, Finland and Poland – agreed to set up a joint venture to design and build this vital rail link.
The HELCOM Ministerial Meeting has adopted new targets for nutrient reduction. Read more in the column by Monika Stankiewich, HELCOM Executive Secretary.
"The international financial institutions make infrastructure investments feasible for us," says Aleksandras Spruogis, Lithuania's Vice-Minister of Energy in an interview with NIB Newsletter.
To maintain its competitiveness, the Nordic Baltic region should make the most of its strengths: sound economic policies, knowledge-based economies and a healthy banking sector, says Henrik Normann, NIB President & CEO.
Uncertain outlooks are inhibiting investment activity and weakening economic growth. Dr Christian Ketels of Harvard Business School explains what the financial sector can do to improve the climate.
SMEs are the backbone of Nordic Baltic region's economy and the first to suffer in financial crises, says Lisbet Horslund, who conducted a study on SMEs' access to financing in the region.
While the European project faces rising scepticism, the Nordic Baltic region are yet to appreciate and utilise the potential of the Nordic cooperation model.
A ten-year loans to Icelandic Landsnet is earmarked for expanding and strengthening the electricity network in Iceland.
23 Nov 2017
A new loan programme will finance projects aimed at curbing CO2 emissions as well as SME investments in south-eastern Norway.
22 Nov 2017
Click to watch an animation of the "NIB story", a brief narrated presentation of the Bank's activities and how they contribute to fulfilling its mission.
20 Nov 2017
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