Welcome to the Norwegian Chamber of Commerce

NCCL is a non-profit, non-governmental membership-based business association for companies with Norwegian - Latvian share capital, management or cooperation. Norway is one of the largest investors in Latvia with over 350 MEUR and the Norwegian Chamber has close to 100 members. Members are invited to regular business and social events with interesting topics, speakers, companies, stakeholders and networking opportunities. We facilitate professional networking, exchange of experiences, provide relevant information and promote Norwegian companies, competence and business values. Please contact me to hear more about us and the value of membership!  

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Today the Transparency Act Comes into Effect in Norway

Today, July 1, 2022, a new law - the Transparency Act - comes into effect in Norway, requiring companies operating in Norway to make sure human rights and decent working conditions are respected in their operations and supply chains. To help our members understand how will this new law affect Norwegian businesses and Latvian exporters operating in the Norwegian market, the Norwegian Chamber of Commerce in Latvia together with the Latvian Wood Construction Cluster and the Oslo-based Codex Law Firm organized a webinar, which provided an overview of the main aspects of the Transparency Act and its implications for business... Read more >

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Narvesen Baltija Changes Name to Reitan Convenience Latvia 

 Our gold member "Narvesen Baltija", representing  Narvesen and Caffeine brands in Latvia, is changing its name this summer to SIA "Reitan Convenience Latvia". .. Read more >

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NCCL uzsāk kampaņu, aicinot latviešus apgūt norvēģu valodu

Iespēja apgūt jaunas zināšanas un prasmes, strādāt no mājām un saņemt augstāku atalgojumu nekā vidējā atlīdzība Latvijā. Iespēja strādāt starptautiskā darba vidē, nepametot ģimeni, mājas un draugus. Šie ir tikai daži no apsvērumiem, kurus, publicējot interneta vietni www.norsk.lv, uzskaita Norvēģijas Tirdzniecības kamera (NCCL) un ar Norvēģiju saistītie starptautisko pakalpojumu centri Latvijā, aicinot latviešus apgūt norvēģu valodu un uzsākt karjeru starptautisko pakalpojumu nozarē... Read more >

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NCCL together with RBS and OsloMet Discusses Digital Transformation

On June 2, NCCL together with its member Riga Business School, held the first "Business After Hours" meeting after a long break focusing on Digital Transformation in Theory and Practice. The event was organised in conjunction with the international Futures 2050 forum "Steering Education: From Imagination to Impact", and called attention to some of the exiting and upcoming challenges in digitalisation of the education sector and workspace... Read more >

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Norwegian in Latvia Celebrate May 17 with a Parade in Old Town Riga

May 17 is an important day for Norwegians. It is a Day when Norway celebrates its Constitution Day. A noteworthy aspect of the Norwegian Constitution Day is its non-military nature. All over Norway, children's parades with an abundance of flags form the central elements of the celebration. In a similar fashion, yesterday over 100 Norwegians and their friends, among whom the largest proportion were students studying medicine at Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte (Riga Stradins University), joined a parade in the Old Town Riga, celebrating Norway's Constitution Day along with the values its stands for - democracy, peace, and freedom... Read more >

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Foreign investments in Latvian companies last year reached almost EUR 11.29 billion

Investment of foreign companies and individuals in share capital of Latvian companies last year reached EUR 11.29 billion, according to Lursoft business database. The steep rise was caused by registration of Swedbank Baltics holding in February 2021. .. Read more >

Riga Airport serves 2.35 million passengers in 2021

Operational data on Riga Airport performance show that the number of passengers handled at Riga Airport in 2021 exceeded 2.35 million, which is an increase of 17 percent as compared to 2020. In comparison to 2019, the number of passengers dropped by 70 percent. London, Tallinn, Frankfurt, Kiev and Amsterdam were the most popular destinations from Riga in 2021... Read more >

After arriving at Riga Airport, passengers will be able to take voluntary Covid-19 test

When entering Latvia at Riga International Airport, persons will have the opportunity to take a voluntary Covid-19 test, the government approved on Tuesday. The new requirement will take effect on Thursday, December 2nd... Read more >

Average gross wage in Latvia grows 10.4% in Q3

RIGA, Dec 1 (LETA) - In the third quarter of 2021, the average monthly gross salary in the country for full-time work was EUR 1,280, according to the data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB). Compared to the third quarter 2020, the average monthly salary increased by EUR 121 or 10.4 percent, but the hourly wages before taxes - by 4.4 percent - from EUR 8.09 to EUR 8.44... Read more >

Saeima endorses Latvia's 2022 draft budget

The Saeima yesterday endorsed in principle a bill on Latvia's 2022 budget in which consolidated revenue is planned at EUR 10.6 billion, while expenditure is projected at EUR 12.4 billion. Latvia's general government deficit is planned at EUR 1.62 billion, or 4.8 percent of GDP... Read more >

Nontaxable minimum income to be gradually raised to EUR 500 next year

The Saeima on Monday endorsed in principle and gave urgency status to draft amendments to the Personal Income Tax Law, which will raise non-taxable minimum income for working and retired people to EUR 500 in 2022... Read more >