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 640 MEUR and NCCL has 100 members. We facilitate professional networking, exchange of experiences, provide relevant information and promote Norwegian companies, competence and business values. Members are invited to 35 annual business and social events with interesting topics, speakers, companies, stakeholders and networking opportunities. You are very welcome to contact me to hear more about NCCL and the value of membership. The film highligts our investments, industries, companies and experiences in Latvia.  

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We welcome Irina Tokmakova, Corporate Project Manager of Nordisk, to the NCCL Board

The NCCL Board has invited candidate Irina Tokmakova, Corporate Project Manager of Nordisk, to join the Board to replace Petter Skårberg who sadly passed away in September. .. Read more >

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Team Norway meeting November 30: Discussing priorities for 2017

On November 30 Ambassador Steinar Egil Hagen invited Team Norway to discuss achievements and challenges of the past year as well as priorities for 2017. .. Read more >

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Innovation Norway: Open Tender for Consultancy services in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

Innovation Norway is announcing a new tender for an associated consultants to support with consultancy services in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania. The deadline to submit offers is 9 January 2017 at 10am.  .. Read more >

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Latvian Foster Family Association welcomes Christmas donations

The goal of the NGO is to support the upbringing of orphans and children left without the care of parents in a Family.    .. Read more >

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Marta Jaksona assumes the position of the Executive Director of FICIL

On 1 November 2016 Marta Jaksona, the former Project Director of FICIL, assumed the position of FICIL’s Executive Director. Girts Greiskalns, who led FICIL for more than a decade, will take the position of the Board’s Adviser. The priorities of FICIL’s new Executive Director will be to continue the dialogue with the government on issues relevant for the foreign investors, including availability and quality of the labour force as well as improvement of the tax system and the legal environment in the country... Read more >

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OECD cuts all three Baltic states' economic growth forecasts for 2016

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has downgraded all three Baltic states’ economic growth forecasts for this year in its latest report. The OECD’s latest forecasts suggest that Latvia’s GDP will grow by 1.1 percent this year, which would be by 0.8 percentage points less than predicted in the organization’s previous forecast. .. Read more >

Health spending in Latvia three times lower than EU average - OECD/EC report

Health spending in Latvia is about three times lower than the EU average, according to Health at a Glance: Europe 2016, a report prepared by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the European Commission... Read more >

Riga budget projected to have EUR 28.9 million deficit in 2017

Riga budget is projected to run up a EUR 28.9 million deficit next year, as LETA learned at the Riga City Council today.The 2017 Riga budget was reviewed by the Riga City Council's Financial and Administrative Affairs Committee. The budget's revenue is projected at EUR 856.5 million and spending at EUR 885.4 million next year, therefore budget deficit will make up 3.4 percent of budget revenue... Read more >

Saeima passes Latvia's 2017 budget

Saeima today passed Latvia's 2017 budget in the final reading, projecting budget revenues at more than EUR 8 billion and expenditures at EUR 8.4 billion next year. The budget for next year was passed in the final reading by 59 votes of the coalition lawmakers to 36 opposition voted... Read more >

Nils Melngailis appointed chairman of board for Nordea’s and DNB’s proposed combined bank

Melngailis is working in London at present. Before moving to London, Melngailis worked for two years as president and chairman on the transformation of ParexBank into Citadele Bank and Reverta in Latvia and four years as the CEO and chairman of the telecom operator Lattelecom... Read more >

Riga airport opens new Northern Pier; expects passenger numbers to grow to 7 million a year

Riga International Airport opened its new Northern Pier in a ceremony on Monday, with officials saying projecting that the new pier will enable to raise the number of passengers significantly at the airport... Read more >