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 700 MEUR and the Norwegian Chamber has over 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. Please contact me to hear more about us and the value of membership. The film highligts our investments, industries, companies and experiences in Latvia.  

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Innovation Norway presents its new strategy for international presence

After a comprehensive review of Innovation Norway's international presence it was announced on January 16 that Innovation Norway will establish new offices in Germany and the Middle East (Dubai), as well as further strengthening several of the offices in markets that are identified as important by Norwegian industry and commerce. It is also decided that the offices in Turkey, Malaysia, St.Petersburg and Tallinn will be closed down, although Tallinn will continue to be involved in coordinating the EEA Norway Grants.  See the full press release in Norwegian .. Read more >

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Opening the Norwegian Presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers 2017

January 10, the Norwegian Embassy hosted a Reception to mark the Norwegian Presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers 2017 and to welcome the new acting Director of the NCM Office in Latvia, Christer Haglund, who also serves as the Head of the Nordic Council of Ministers’ Office in Estonia.  NCM has also announced the vacancies for new Heads of the offices in Riga and Vilnius. .. Read more >

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Office premises for rent in a LEED Gold certified office building in Zaļā 1, central Riga

Zaļā 1 offers an ideal environment for business growth and development. The office building benefits from flexible office layouts with a complete fit-out, underground car parking for 170 cars and additional parking options nearby, laconic interior design, integrated modern technologies and LEED Gold Certificate. Currently the two-level office with a total area of 784 m2 is available for rent... Read more >

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Law Firms Klavins Ellex and GLIMSTEDT & Partners are set to merge in Latvia

The merger of two NCCL members; Latvian law firms Klavins Ellex and GLIMSTEDT & Partners has led to the establishment of the largest law firm in Latvia. The new firm comprises the complete teams of both firms and will operate under the name Klavins Ellex. This will help us provide clients with the additional competence, efficiency and professional expertise stemming from the special strengths of each law firm... Read more >

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FICIL vacancy: recruiting for the position of FICIL Project Director

The Foreign Investors’ Council in Latvia office are recruiting for the position of the FICIL Project Director. CVs and cover letters will be accepted until 20 January 2017... Read more >

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Government is prepared to make unpopular decisions and we may see some this year - Latvian president

The Latvian government is prepared to make unpopular decisions and we may see some such decisions this year, Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis said on the morning news program of the public Latvian Television on Wednesday... Read more >

Annual average inflation in Latvia in 2016 at 0.1%

The annual average inflation (12 months of 2015 against 12 months of 2016) in Latvia was 0.1 percent last year, according to the Latvian Central Statistical Bureau. In December 2016 compared to December 2015, consumer prices in Latvia increased by 2.2 percent. Compared to November 2016, consumer prices were up 0.6 percent in December... Read more >

All three Baltic states show negative natural population growth in eleven months of 2016

Natural population growth was negative in all three Baltic states in the first eleven months of 2016, according to the information compiled by the Latvian Central Statistical Bureau... Read more >

Foreign direct investment accumulated in Latvia decreases EUR 211.59 million in 2016 – Lursoft

Foreign direct investment accumulated in Latvia decreased EUR 211.59 million last year, according to data from Lursoft. From 1991 and until the end of 2016, foreign direct investment in Latvian companies amounted to EUR 7.21 billion, which means that foreign citizens and companies currently own about 29 percent of the total share capital of Latvian companies that have not been liquidated. .. Read more >

Latvians lose trust in political parties, parliament and government - survey

Latvia's population is increasingly losing trust in political parties, the parliament and the government, and the confidence crisis has only aggravated in recent years, as shown by a survey carried out by SKDS pollster for the Neatkariga daily.The lowest confidence rating - minus 77 - was registered for the political parties in December this year. Only 7 percent of respondents said they trusted the parties, 84 percent expressed distrust and the rest were undecided... Read more >

EUR 102.1 million to be provided to Latvia in EEA, Norwegian grants until 2021

Latvia has been earmarked EUR 102.1 million in European Economic Area (EEA) and Norway grants from 2014 to 2021, according to information released by the Finance Ministry and revised by the Cabinet of Ministers yesterday. The EEA and Norway grants are additional financial contributions of Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein. .. Read more >