Chronology of the EIB: 1958-2008
The European Investment Bank shares a common history with the European Communities, linked to their establishment and development over the years. This chronology covers the key events involving the Bank between 1958 and 2008.
All the information is taken from the "The bank of the European Union – The EIB, 1958-2008".
Key events: Headquarters moves to Luxembourg; Denmark, Ireland and United Kingdom join EC; adoption of eurco (European Composite Unit).
Key events: Financing area expands beyond European Union; European Investment Fund established; Austria, Finland and Sweden join EC.