Betting on the little gu

Dollé, Peter
March 2012
INSEAD Knowledge Publications;Mar2012, Vol. 5 Issue 7, p6
The article presents a report on the action of European Investment Bank (EIB), a lending institution of the European Union (EU) owned by member states. It discusses the increased loans to small and medium-sized enterprises to generate jobs and support the economy which are mostly geared towards investments for renewable energy and environmental protection. A total of 61 billion euros in loan with 54 billion euros within EU and 7 billion euros to foreign countries is also presented.


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