We supported energy efficiency projects and the upgrade of Riga’s water and wastewater facilities. We have helped bring sustainable growth to the tourism and agricultural sectors, and supported thousands of small and medium-sized enterprises, while simultaneously promoting the country’s green transition. We helped municipalities become more modern and environmentally friendly. In Riga, our financing also supported new public transport.
At a glance
The EIB provides finance and expertise
for sound and sustainable investment projects in Latvia.
€ 3.32 bn
Last year’s EIB Group activity in Latvia by priority
(In € million, last updated at previous year end)
EIB activity in Latvia by sector since start of operations
EIB stories in Latvia
Individual stories speak far louder than figures and charts. Discover how our work improves the quality of life in Latvia and beyond.
A day in Europe
Buckle up and discover a normal day in Europe through different projects financed by the European Investment Bank. Will you recognise some of them? The journey begins now!
Latvia and the EIB: 2016-2021
We have worked with Latvia since 1994. Between 2016 and 2021, we improved education facilities for 17 500 students and supplied 8 120 small households with energy.
The EFSI Legacy: Between markets and states
The EFSI success story is built around the programme’s flexibility to respond in the market to new policy challenges, as its initial targets were increased to include new issues, such as climate action
I Got a Job: In Latvia, Ieva’s a substitute mother
Ieva’s Latvia university job was created to help deal with an increase in exchange students. That’s a goal supported by the European Investment Bank, the EU bank. But her job involves some surprising responsibilities.
Latvia and the EIB
Here’s one way the EU is investing in jobs in Latvia: the modernised campus of the University of Latvia attracts new talent by offering a good work environment. All for building an innovative Europe.
Who’s the ‘smartest’ in Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe?
Smart city investment in CESEE needs a boost all around compared to the rest of the EU, but some cities and regions are getting smarter
Chocolate pills to fight heart disease
With its new campus, the University of Latvia aims to expand its innovations, beyond its existing achievements in quantum computing—and chocolate pills.
Ice on planes: Do passenger jets need winter tyres?
Estonia’s main airport upgrades to cope with increasingly extreme weather — and counter the environmental effect of all the de-icing it has to do
Get EIB support in Latvia
We improve the lives of citizens in the EU and beyond. We support small businesses, while enhancing climate action and innovation. We also focus on energy transition and urban sustainability. We create prosperity for all EU regions, so that they reach their full potential.
For smaller projects
(generally less than €25m)
For large projects
Get various types of advisory and technical assistance.
The EIB economic survey of investments in Latvia
The EIB, with the help of dozens of academics, practitioners and policymakers, surveyed 12,500 firms and 500 big cities across Europe to find out what is driving or holding back investment.
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