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Presentation of FICIL Sentiment Index 2020

29 January 2021

The Foreign Investors' Council in Latvia (FICIL) invites you to join the launch of the FICIL's Sentiment Index 2020 and discussion "How to Recover Latvia's Economy After Covid-19 and Increase investments in the Long-term?", which is scheduled to take place on January 29, between 10:00 and 12:00.


The discussion will be streamed online at TVNET.lv portal. 

 For the sixth consecutive year, FICIL will present the foreign investors' assessment of the business environment in Latvia, taking a closer look at developments regarding tax system, labour force productivity and skills, Covid-19 impact, digitalisation and green economy development as well as other key topics of concern.

The presentation and discussion will be in Latvian, but simultaneous interpretation in English will be provided. The full text of the report "FICIL Sentiment Index 2020" will be available at www.ficil.lv.

About the FICIL Sentiment Index

FICIL Sentiment Index is an annual report which follows development of the investment climate in Latvia from the perspective of foreign investors, identifying the most significant challenges in the business environment. It is a qualitative study, based on in-depth interviews with investors, carried out by FICIL in cooperation with SSE Riga.

FICIL aims to create evidence-based policy through realistic and forward-looking recommendations. The goal is to improve the overall business environment and investment climate in Latvia. The FICIL Sentiment Index addresses topical issues, such as demographic decline, digitalisation, economic competitiveness, quality of the higher education system, rule of law, as well as economic and financial crime issues.

 

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