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-hosts Nordic Finance Day COP23 on 14 November

NIB is co-hosting the Nordic Finance Day on 14 November at the UN Climate Summit COP23 in Bonn, Germany. The programme is being held at the Nordic Pavilion.

1 Nov 2017

NIB-financed Helsinki–Espoo metro line launched in Finland

On 18 November, the Helsinki city transport operator HKL launched a 14-kilomtre extension of Helsinki metro line into the city of Espoo.

18 Nov 2017

NIB funds advanced metering and power grid upgrades in Norway

A loan to the Norwegian regional utility Glitre Energi AS will finance the roll-out of an advanced smart metering system and regional and distribution power grid upgrades.

16 Nov 2017


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