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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RBS Tuition Waiver For NCCL Members

Riga Business School offers members of the Norwegian Chamber of Commerce in Latvia a 10% tuition waiver for Professional MBA and Executive MBA programs! Apply by Dec 5, 2021 and begin classes in January 2022!.. Read more >

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Explore Opportunities to Work at Norwegian Companies in Latvia

Take a moment and watch presentations from the first online NCCL "job fair", which took place on November 24, engaging Norwegian and Norway-related global service centers that currently employ over 3000 people in Latvia and are open to new qualified job applicants!.. Read more >

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TRY Pearl Joins NCCL as a Silver Category Member

We are very excited to welcome TRY Pearl Latvia as the newest addition to the Norwegian Chamber of Commerce in Latvia member network!.. Read more >

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FICIL Invites to sign up and join their Work Groups

Please be reminded that as a member of NCCL you are qualified to join any of the Work groups created by the Foreign Investors' Council in Latvia with the aim of developing recommendations and solutions to improve the overall investment climate in the country. FICIL reminds that the upcoming year will be an election year in Latvia and, hence, your input regarding necessary changes in the investment environment would be highly appreciated... Read more >

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Lentusgruppen joins NCCL as a Gold Member

Join us in welcoming the Oslo-based investment company Lentusgruppen AS in the NCCL Gold member network! The company has indicated a strong commitment to pursue synergistic and adjacent investment opportunities in the Baltic region i.e. Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia... Read more >

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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 >

Strict one-month lockdown comes into force from today

Strict Covid-19 lockdown rules have come into force in Latvia from today until November 15. During this time period, all stores, except for those selling essential goods, will be shut, and only the most essential services will be available. The rules effective during the lockdown are intended to restrict in-person contacts of people from different households as much as possible in order to ease pressure on the healthcare system, prevent the necessity to limit critical healthcare services and prioritize patients... Read more >

Latvia's actual unemployment drops to 6.4% in September

In September 2021, Latvia's actual unemployment rate was 6.4 percent, down 0.5 percentage points from August, shows the Labor Force Survey conducted by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB). This is the lowest unemployment rate recorded since December 2019 when it was 6.6 percent, the CSB said... Read more >